BENGUET joins pick red campaign

This January, the Philippine Coffee Board Inc.(PCBI) with the cooperation of Peace and Equity Foundation and Landbank of the Philippines will trek to Benguet to kick off its 2015 PICK RED campaign. Designed to simply show farmers the importance of waiting for coffee fruits to ripen for better coffee quality (and price), PICK RED is… Read More

PICK RED for good coffee is Step One

It may surprise you to know that even if Batangas and Cavite are coffee strongholds, many of the farmers are aging and are passing on their harvesting chores to hired hands usually from other non coffee-producing towns. We see this happening in our very own Amadeo, Cavite where red and GREEN coffee fruits can be… Read More

COFFEE ORIGINS to be held in Davao this October

For the first time in 12 years, COFFEE ORIGINS, the annual celebration of Philippine coffee will be held in Davao’s ABREEZA MALL from October 13-17, 2014. Exhibitors from among coffee farmers, roasters and processors  from all over Mindanao are welcome to join . Please call Gladys at 09088831218 or email us at admin.pcbi@gmail.com Also, the… Read More

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 2013 & 6th National Coffee Summit

    COFFEE ORIGINS 2013 October 10 – 22, 2013 The Gallery, greenbelt 5 Makati City 6TH NATIONAL COFFEE SUMMIT October 21, 2013 AIM Conference Center Manila Makati City Please follow and like us: