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Watermelon Production Guide

Watermelon, commonly known as “pakwan” in Tagalog, is probably native to Africa. It is mainly eaten as dessert fruit. The rind is made into preserves and pickles; the seeds are processed into butong pakwan. In 1982-83, the area planted to watermelon was 15,410 hectares with a total production of 75, 650 metric tons of fruits; [&hellip

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Fruit Candy Making Business

Making fruit candies at home is a good additional business idea especially for work at home moms. Because of its natural sweet flavor, fruits are good and easy to make as candies. Here you will find some fruit candies you can try at home. Kamias Candy To make candied kamias, begin by sorting fruits according [&hellip

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Natural Fruit Juice Blends of Soursop with Mango and Calamansi

Soursop grows abundantly in the Philippines. Thus, a blend of soursop and other fruits was developed to introduce new juice products. Specifically, soursop was blended with mango pulp and calamansi extract ( Fig. 1(479)), combined flavor that can very well compete with single-flavored juices. Acceptability In a survey conducted, 42% of the respondents liked very [&hellip

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Holcim Helps CSR programs assist over 200,000 in 2019

Cement maker Holcim Philippines, Inc. directly helped over 200,000 people in 2019 through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs designed to support the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations (UN). The company’s CSR initiatives under Holcim Helps benefitted 229,170 individuals last year. With this, the company has helped more [&hellip

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The Philippines is one of the riskiest markets for micro consumer lending

Robocash Group studied the environment of South and Southeast Asia in terms of risks for micro consumer lending. Embracing strategic, operating, and financial factors, the research shows that a high risky background does not necessarily stand for extreme difficulty for the business. What is more, it suggests broader prospects for players able to cope with [&hellip

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4 Ways Pinterest Is Better for Your Business Than Social Media

Is Pinterest a Social Media? Not exactly, anyway. You can find plenty of folks who certainly know what they’re talking about clambering for both sides. Some make the case that Pinterest is a social platform because of its hybrid tendencies. Others will say that it positively is not social media as its objectives naturally counteract what a social [&hellip

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Market niche for Philippine culinary herbs explored

A delightful culinary experience is never complete without a tinge of herbs that add exotic flavor and distinct aromas to dishes. Oftentimes, foods like this are associated with those being served in five-star restaurants. Not if you have herbs in your kitchen cabinet. Today, the demand for culinary herbs and its products is growing with [&hellip

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Is Google Glass Destined to be the Flop of the Year?

Google Glass is set to hit the gadget market this year, and is the latest gadget to be released in the hot trend of wearable tech. Products including connected bras and socks, even baby clothes, are part of the trend, but so far the wearable gadgets have not really taken the world by storm. If [&hellip

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Growth in Fortinet Network Security Expert Institute Programs Tackles the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Taguig, Philippines – Feb 24, 2020 News Summary Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced increased global growth of its Network Security Experts (NSE) Institute comprised of the NSE Certification program, Fortinet Network Security Academy (FNSA) and the Fortinet Veterans (FortiVet) program. With significant growth in its training and education programs, [&hellip

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The importance of CCTV cameras for businesses

Closed circuit television cameras are now an integral part of business security systems to keep the business premises protected from the threats of vandalism and theft. Since the cameras come with recording systems, it can lower the costs of protecting assets.  There are a few benefits of using video CCTV security system for businesses. Theft [&hellip

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