COFFEE COURSES

April 23, 2018

Here’s a list of PCBI’s class offerings: COFFEE 101: INTRODUCTION TO COFFEE This course walks you through the world history of coffee, with an overview of the coffee journey from seed to cup. Information on the science of roasting and how coffee flavors come to life are also covered. The course tackles different brewing methods,… Read More

WOMEN IN COFFEE

April 21, 2018

IWCA-PH President Pacita Juan recalls how the group started. “In 2012, I learned about how to put up a chapter of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance in the country, as a way for us to connect to the rest of the world. It was also a way for us to get to international markets,” she… Read More

PARTNERS FOR COFFEE QUALITY

April 21, 2018

One of the most traded agricultural commodities around the world is coffee, affecting the livelihood of the people producing it. The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) that staying focused on quality will help address the challenges and issues faced by small- and medium-sized coffee farmers. In 2016, CQI and the Philippine Coffee Board, Inc. (PCBI) signed an… Read More

BREWING A STRONGER COFFEE COMMUNITY

April 21, 2018

These partners include both public and private institutions and offices, which believe that a stronger and more productive coffee sector is the route towards a sustainable future for our coffee farmers. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE The Department of Agriculture (DA) worked with PCBI on the Pilipinas Gising at Magkape (PGAM) Program from 2008 to 2010. That… Read More

TRAINING FOR QUALITY

April 16, 2018

“Can you come over to Nueva Vizcaya next?” the ladies asked ECHOsi Chair Chit Juan. These ladies from Region 2, along with some women from Region 1, joined the Women in Coffee Training session held in Sagada mid-January, amid cool temperatures and chilly weather. The Philippine Coffee Board, Inc. (PCBI) and ECHOsi Foundation, with Philippine… Read More

PHILIPPINE WOMEN IN COFFEE

April 16, 2018

Just as coffee is a wonderful way to discover regional flavors with every sip, women in coffee are similarly amazing, with their diverse profiles and activities but united in their quest for quality in Philippine coffee. The Ultimate Coffee Guide raises a cup to salute these women and their achievements. Please follow and like us: