Philippines Archive

Paratungon: An underutilized fruit with great economic potential

People tend to put premium on good looks. However, some of the most hard-featured looking fruits happened to be the most appetizing, if not the tastiest. For fruits, those that look good on the outside are usually given the first bite while those that are not are often overlooked. What’s more an ugly-looking, even utterly [&hellip

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How to Raise Cattle in the Backyard

Backyard cattle fattening has gained popularity as an important business project of the livestock industry in the Philippines. Raising cattle in the backyard gives the farmer year-round work and provides him with extra income. How to Raise Cattle Types of Cattle Raising 1. Cow-Calf Operation 2. Breeder Farm Operation 3. Growing-Fattening Operation Cow-calf Operation Cows [&hellip

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Malunggay (Moringa oleifera) Production Guide

An ideal tree to grow in the city or country is moringa (Moringa oleifera). Moringa will give you food, fodder, fuelwood and shade. Its pods make a tasty, nutritious vegetable. You can eat its tender leaves and flowers too. The leaves also make excellent livestock feed. Best of all, this useful tree grows quickly and [&hellip

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How to Start a Balut Making Business

Balut is a popular street food in the Philippines. It consists of a fertilized duck egg that has been incubated for approximately 18 days; a period of time which results in the formation of a partially developed embryo within the shell. Balut is eaten directly from the shell after being hard-boiled or steamed. Balut is [&hellip

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Value Added Products from Banana (Food Business)

Banana (Musa sp.) is one of the most common and widely grown fruit crops in the Philippines. It is also one of the country’s major dollar earners, and banana has consistently ranked next to coconut oil and prawns in terms of value earning during the last five years. Banana has many uses. The ripe fruit [&hellip

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Top Direct Selling Companies in the Philippines

Direct Selling is a legitimate marketing medium, a face-to-face selling of products to the consumers by an independent distributor or sales agent. Direct selling business offers a good option for people of all ages, genders and income levels. It is a good business opportunity for people especially outgoing mothers who want to earn unlimited income [&hellip

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Business Registration Steps – The Easy Way!

Detailed steps on how to register your business in the Philippines. How to register your business under R.A 9178: Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) act of 2002.  Barangay Micro-Business Enterprises (BMBEs) can now register their businesses, free of charge, at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the agency’s Negosyo Centers. Under Republic Act [&hellip

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Abaca integration to be implemented in typhoon damaged Leyte-Samar as Philippines gains global competitiveness through Rainforest Alliance certification

An abaca integration project is hoped to be replicated in typhoon-damaged Leyte-Samar as Philippine abaca enhances its global competitive edge from its Rainforest Alliance certification. A project that combines farming of abaca with other crops like coconut, “Abakayamanan” is envisioned to help farmers in typhoon-stricken provinces to bounce back through this technology. The Abaca integration [&hellip

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Culture of Surigao oyster species can enable Philippines to export oyster to China, Korea

The culture of a Surigao oyster species, Tikod Amo, is seen to boost Philippines’ 15,000-20,000 metric ton (MT) yearly oyster production which has prospective export markets in China and South Korea. The Surigao Del Sur State University (SDSSU) and the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) have been working on the culture technology of Tikod Amo [&hellip

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Beekeeping industry shows potential to thrive with Milea’s health care products with natural healing abilities

The beekeeping industry in the Philippines could thrive as micro-enterprise Milea has modeled a successful commercial health care venture that zeroes in on bee products’ “propolis” and other antibacterial properties that promote natural healing. From a company that imports bee products from the United States through traders, Milea Bath and Body Wellness Essentials is now [&hellip

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