Cavite Coffee: Good Buy or Goodbye?

January 13, 2016

Cavite was known as the coffee capital of the Philippines, producing the coffee needs of Manila as well as other parts of the country. It may have experienced difficult times over the past decades but it doesn’t mean it cannot regain its glorious past.Believing that it can be done, Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) offered… Read More

Pick Red Goes To Cavite

December 20, 2015

Innovative campaign raises farmers incomes by 30% Cavite had been sharing the Luzon coffee glory with Batangas until the Cavite AA variety made it to export and became a world-class “in demand” origin for Robusta and  of late, for specialty Kalaboso Barako or Liberica. But the Philippine Coffee Board Inc (PCBI) knows that Cavite coffee… Read More

APEC Sidelines: What Coffee Will the CEOs Be Drinking?

November 16, 2015

Philippine Coffee, of course. Through the invitation of Price Waterhouse Coopers or PwC to fuel their Knowledge Café at the APEC CEO SUMMIT, The Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) will be serving the award-winning coffee from Kapatagan, Mt. Apo, Davao to the APEC visitors. There also will be coffee from famed Cordillera care of the… Read More

NOVEMBER 2015

November 12, 2015

November 16-18, 2015 APEC Meeting PCBI will serve the delegates at Makati Shangri-La, Manila  

COFFEE REVIVAL; Flogging a dead horse?

February 17, 2015

From www.malaya.com.ph 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

February 16, 2015

From www.businessmirror.com.ph 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

February 16, 2015

From www.mb.com.ph 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

Brewing corporate plans over Filipino coffee

November 23, 2014

From inquirer.net by Margaux Salcedo After last week’s column on wine, let’s sober up this week with coffee. After all, while a lot of deals are sealed with champagne, the brewing of plans usually begins with a cup of coffee. There was a time when competition was among instant coffee brands. Folgers was a family favorite.… Read More

Filipina coffee cupper comes home

October 26, 2014

From philstar.com by Chit U. Juan   MANILA, Philippines – What is cupping anyway? People in the coffee trade know that a cupper or coffee taster is the one person who can either make or break the economic future of a coffee harvest. Cupping has its own language, its own standards and internationally-recognized metrics to… Read More