May 24, 2018

When Benguet State University (BSU) started an Arabica coffee extension program to further educate and train farmers and other stakeholders in the Cordilleras, it did not foresee that it would eventually evolve into a formal seed-to-cup quality coffee education program. Professor Valentino Macanes, BSU’s Director of Institute of Highland Farming Systems and Agroforestry (IHFSA), was… Read More


April 4, 2018

The Philippines is gifted with fertile soil and fertile minds, producing some of the world’s greatest produce such as coffee. Shaping the great minds that determine the direction for this product begins in the campuses―right where the action takes place. The academe in the Philippines has taken on various roles to promote coffee quality through different… Read More

Kape Pilipino Cupping Competition is Now Open for Entries

December 25, 2016

After a series of trainings held in Davao and in Manila, the Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) along with the Coffee Quality Institute(CQI), has announced the contest everyone waits for in coffee producing countries. Dubbed Kape Pilipino (KP), it is the first national coffee quality competition to determine who produces the highest quality coffee in… Read More