Coffee farming shifts to Mindanao

By Irma Isip From malaya.com.ph Coffee farming is shifting slowly to Mindanao, pushed by the rising cost of land in traditional coffee-producing provinces like Cavite. Nicholas Matti, chairman of the Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) said at present only 4,000 hectares of land remain planted with coffee in Cavite. One hectare of farmland costs about… Read More

Coffee execs urge perking up Mindanao bean farming

By Catherine Pillas From businessmirror.com.ph THE Philippine Coffee Board (PCB) is encouraging farmers to look to Mindanao to expand production of higher-valued coffee beans as land values in plantations in the northern Philippines are rising while land area viable for coffee planting is on a decline. “We want farmers to explore Mindanao where the high-altitude mountains… Read More

Philippine Coffee Wins Awards

    At the THAIFEX Food Exhibition held recently in Bangkok, the Asean Coffee Federation(ACF) organized the Roaster’s Choice coffee awards gathering over 25 microlots from coffee farms in Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos , Vietnam, Philippines and other ASEAN coffee producing countries. The Philippines’ entry, an Arabica from Davao, won in two categories—espresso and siphon… Read More

Schedule of Activities for October 2013

  Coffee Origins 2013 Opening Night October 10, 2013 6pm – 9pm Greenbelt 5, 2nd Level The Gallery Coffee Origins 2013 October 10 – 22, 2013 11am – 8pm Greenbelt 5, 2nd Level The Gallery Latte art October 16, 2013 2pm – 4pm Commune Coffee Shop, Makati City Latte Art (Third Wave Coffee) October 17,… Read More

Coffee Origins 2012

  HOW TO OPEN YOUR OWN COFFEE SHOP October 20, 2012 Enderun Colleges   EVENTS Coffee Origins October 4-14, 2012 Greenbelt 5 Gallery 5th National Coffee Summit October 5, 2012 AIM Conference Center Book launch: 4pm, October 4, 2012 Powerbooks Greenbelt “The Barista Manual” by Pacita U. Juan and Regina S. Francisco Opening Cocktails of… Read More

How to set up your own coffee shop

Join Enderun Extension as we welcome Ms. Chit Juan, one of the Philippines’ well-respected coffee experts and entrepreneurs. She shares trade secrets and professional insights from almost 20 years in the coffee brewing industry, valuable information for the passionate coffee enthusiast who wish to turn their passion into business. Participants will learn about: History of… Read More