From the blog Traveler on Foot, published on February 14, 2018 A TRIP TO THE COFFEE SOURCE. I noticed that Kapeng Barako has been out of stock in our neighborhood grocery store since New Year. I wondered what’s taking the delay to replenish the grocery shelves with ground coffee. Could be that stores were hoarding their stocks in… Read More


From SunStar Davao by Ace June Rell S. Perez / Photo by RJ Lumawag   TOURISM can be a ticket to promote Philippine coffee. This is the direction of the Philippine Coffee Board, Inc. (PCBI) as bared by its President Pacita Juan. “To promote the coffee industry, our direction now is to push for coffee… Read More


From Manila Bulletin by Nonoy Lacson published on May 16, 2017   Zamboanga City – Sulu Royal Coffee,  an agrarian reform cooperative engaged in producing high quality coffee beans, has received a purchase order from Universal Robina Corp. for  10,000 kilograms, or 10 metric tons, of Robusta coffee bean ‘red pick’. This information was relayed… Read More

National Coffee Council Creation in 2017 Pressed

From EDGE Davao published on January 13, 2017   Stakeholders have expressed optimism President Duterte will sign an executive order this year that will establish once and for all a Philippine Coffee Council to strengthen the coffee industry. Atty. Lucky Seigfred Balleque, provincial director of the Department of Trade and Industry in Compostela Valley told… Read More

Rody To Sign EO to Launch RP Coffee Brand This 2017

  From Edge Davao published on January 12, 2017   President Duterte will sign within this year an executive order that will establish the Philippine coffee brand due to a growing clamor by industry players and stakeholders. Atty. Lucky Seigfred Balleque, provincial director of the Department of Trade and Industry for Compostela Valley disclosed this… Read More

The Greatest Coffee Associations the World has to Offer

  The PCBI is part of the list! 6. Philippine Coffee Board, Inc. Despite the fact that Filipino coffee is yet to take to the international stage, this non-profit makes it to #5 because of its drive to take care of its national education. The PCBI provides the key for coffee farmers to overcome traditional coffee… Read More

COFFEE REVIVAL; Flogging a dead horse?

From by Irma Isip A state bank and a non-government organization have assured financing support to give back life to the coffee industry.  It is now behind all Asean countries although late in the Spanish regime, it was the only competitor of Brazil in the export market. The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) and its… Read More

LandBank, PEF offer financial support to coffee enterprises

From by Philippine News Agency Entrepreneurs in the coffee industry are urged to tap financial programs available from public and private lenders. In a news briefing hosted by the Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) on Monday in Makati City, LandBank of the Philippines program officer Diosdado M. Domingo said the state-owned bank is offering a… Read More

LBP offers unlimited loan facility for coffee production

From by Bernie Magkilat State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has opened an unlimited financing for coffee production to support government’s goal to bolster the country’s coffee production, which is now among the top five bottom countries globally. Diosdado M. Domingo, LBP executive officer of Programs Management Department, told reporters during a press… Read More