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16 08-2019
Cacao Varieties in the Philippines
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Cacao Industry has been gaining recognition in the domestic and export markets as the supply and demand gap of cocoa beans is increasing. International demand for cacao has nearly tripled since 1970, growing at an…

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10 07-2019
Cacao, Cocoa and Chocolate

Chocolate is one of, if not the most, popular food type in the world. As a snack, you can see it in its various forms, particularly desserts such as candy bars, cakes and pastries. It…

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13 06-2019
Organic and Sustainable Farming

In this day and age of health-concerned individuals and environmental issues, you’d often hear the words “organic” and “sustainable” whenever companies talk about the raw food ingredients and products that they promote, but are they…

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27 04-2019
Cacao and Your Health

From our previous article, we dove into the history of cacao and how it came to be the modern chocolate. In one form or another, you might have consumed a chocolate bar or any chocolate…

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07 03-2019
The Enhanced National Greening Program

The National Greening Program (NGP) was created in pursuant to Executive Order 26 signed by Former President Benigno S. Aquino in 2011. The government seeks to revitalize the Philippine public domain in the span of…

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10 02-2019
Part Three: The Province of Apayao

With all the resources and features mentioned in the previous article, we now go to the other most important asset of Apayao: its people. Apayao’s Population: A Background Apayao is the least densely populated province…

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04 02-2019
Part Two: The Province of Apayao

In part one, we learned about the history of Apayao, where it is located, and a gist of what to expect of the local climate. In this part two, we will feature one of the…

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31 01-2019
Cacao Trainings and Seminars in the Philippines

The Philippines has enacted the Cacao Roadmap in 2006 to increase the Cacao producing areas in the country. This is in partnership with the local government units and the private sector. In it, the Philippine…

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30 01-2019
Part One: The Province of Apayao

Good Harvest, the company that aims to put the Philippines in the world map of cacao producers, chose Apayao to be their base of operations. The basic reason why can be found in the history…

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16 01-2019
Cacao Industry in the Philippines

Cacao is a small evergreen tree that grows near the Equator mainly in the Central America Region. The first cacao plant was brought to the Philippines from Mexico by the Spaniards in the 1700s.   …

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