INSPIRING TESTIMONIALS FROM WOMEN COFFEE FARMERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

November 25, 2022

Originally from Manila Bulletin’s Agriculture, Specials; article written by Ralph Lauren Abainza Coffee is one of the most popular beverages globally, sought for its aroma and caffeine content. It is the most widely traded tropical product, and a growing market due to increasing consumption and stronger interest in specialty coffee innovations, according to the Food… Read More

CONGRATULATIONS, AGRI MOVERS HONOREES!

October 28, 2022

Originally from Manila Bulletin’s Opinion-Editorial section; article written by Yvette Tan Last Oct. 26, 2022, we celebrated two events: the third AgriMovers honors and Agriculture Magazine’s 25th anniversary. Agriculture Magazine has been inspiring and informing Filipinos about the importance of agriculture and how, with proper planning and strategic sales and marketing, it can be a… Read More

SOME THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN RUNNING A CAFE USING PHILIPPINE COFFEE

May 20, 2022

Originally from Manila Bulletin’s Agriculture, Specials; article written by Jerome Sagcal Selling coffee branded Philippine-made has become a marketing trend for cafes. It has become a way to appeal to coffee drinkers who want to drink sustainable coffee while supporting the local industry. But selling coffee with Philippine origins comes with a lot of responsibilities,… Read More

THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE MAIN TYPES OF COFFEE

August 1, 2021

Whenever you buy coffee in-store or online, you’ll have to choose between types of coffee, usually Arabica and Robusta. But did you know that there are other coffee species aside from these two? There are over a hundred species of coffee, but only four of them are commercially viable. These are Arabica, Robusta, Liberica, and… Read More

FIRST IFUGAO COFFEE CUPPING WINNERS TO BE AWARDED THIS APRIL

April 7, 2019

The PCBI and Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) mounted the first local coffee cupping competition to further prepare farmers for bigger contests. The journey started last year in Ifugao when PCBI consultant Robert Francisco and PEF program manager Bong Soto trekked to Asipulo, Ifugao to announce the rules. It was important to announce the contest… Read More

SULU PRINCESS USES COFFEE AS AN INSTRUMENT OF PEACE

March 4, 2019

By Yvette Tan, published by Manila Bulletin on March 3, 2019   Women are natural peacemakers. In the case of Sulu Royal Coffee, the peacemaking is literal. Princess Kumala “Lalah” Shug Elardo, of the Royal House of the Sultanate of Sulu, was born in Panamao, a remote, high conflict area in Sulu. She grew up… Read More

COFFEE CAPITAL PERKS UP

February 11, 2019

by Linda B. Bolido, published by Philippine Daily Inquirer on February 10, 2019   The municipality of Amadeo in Cavite is out to reestablish itself as the undisputed coffee capital of the Philippines. As part of this drive to restore its reputation as the country’s top coffee producer, Amadeo is reviving the annual Pahimis Festival,… Read More

BOOSTING TUBURAN’S COFFEE PRODUCTION

June 14, 2018

written by Katlene Cacho, published by Sun Star Cebu on June 14, 2018 TO boost coffee production in the town of Tuburan, Cebu, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) turned over yesterday a shared service post-harvest facility worth P1.1 million. Sen. Cynthia Villar led the turnover of the equipment, which was endorsed by the… Read More

HOW TO ADD A ROASTER TO YOUR SPECIALTY COFFEE SHOP

June 6, 2018

Article by Lyndon Realubit published by the Perfect Daily Grind on April 27, 2018   So, you want to move from serving other companies’ coffees to roasting and brewing your own. It’s a great idea: it will help add your own personality to your menu, interest consumers, and diversify your revenue streams. But the movement… Read More