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Soybean coffee maker “Healthy Rich” targets to export 2,400 boxes of the protein-rich coffee product to Malaysia

The soybean brewed coffee “Healthy Rich” is targeted to be exported to Malaysia by2,400 boxes but this needs aid to beef up production to meet brisk demand for the protein-rich product. Manufacturer of the Healthy Rich brand MGSK (Makabagong Gabay sa Kalusugan) produces 2,400 boxes of 3-In-1 soybean brew in a month. This capacity, however, […

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Getting familiar with Yambo, an indigenous fruit delight

In a world that is truly rich and diverse in natural resources, new discoveries and breakthroughs take place anytime and anywhere. Segue to agriculture: man continues to discover various flora and fauna that can be used for food or serve other purposes. Older species are being rediscovered with their potential to feed the ever-growing consumer […

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SL Agritech targets planting of hybrid rice on two million hectares in five years as DA sets Food Staples Sufficiency target of 22.73 million MT by 2016

Philippines’ biggest hybrid rice seed firm SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) is targeting the planting of hybrid rice on two million hectares in five years in its aim to help boost Philippines’ rice sufficiency and potential rice export. As the

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DA to import Braunvieh cattle semen from Switzerland

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is importing Braunvieh cattle semen from Switzerland which will produce “dual purpose” calves both for beef and dairy. The importation of semen will enable crossbreeding of the Braunvieh Swiss breed with locally available cattle breeds. It will bring down the cost of producing offspring of superior breeds. It can replace […

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