CacaoLoka from beans to bliss: DTI, NV cacao champs ink pact for new SSF project

The cacao goodness never ends as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 2 and the Nueva Vizcaya Cacao Growers Association Inc. sealed their partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement on 18 November 2021, for the establishment of a new Shared Service Facility (SSF) Project entitled “Cacao Processing Facility Upgrading Project” continue reading : CacaoLoka from beans to bliss: DTI, NV cacao champs ink pact for new SSF project

Cagayan Valley holds webinar on quality standards in cacao production

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 2, in collaboration with Cagayan Valley Cacao Industry Development Council, successfully held the two-day webinar on quality standards in cacao production and postharvest management on 21-22 July 2021 via Zoom that was attended by 102 cacao stakeholders. This was held to capacitate the region’s cacao stakeholders with continue reading : Cagayan Valley holds webinar on quality standards in cacao production

DTI-10 OIC-RD Ermedio Abang and Misamis Oriental OIC-PD Almer Masillones attend the ribbon cutting of the turnover of SSF equipment to CFAC.

MisOr farmers receive equipment to produce quality cacao

A  more dynamic and competitive cacao production in Misamis Oriental while conserving and protecting the Tagoloan River Watershed is now possible for cacao farmers in Misamis Oriental. Thirty-two (32) farmers of the Cacao Farmers Association in Claveria (CFAC) officially received the cacao post-harvest and processing equipment and facility from the Department of Trade and Industry continue reading : MisOr farmers receive equipment to produce quality cacao

Developing a sustainable and competitive cacao industry in Region 2

Cacao stakeholders and regional line agencies huddle to discuss the 2021 strategic innovations to develop a competitive cacao industry in Cagayan Valley Region. “Adopt Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to increase sustainability and productivity of cacao,” underscored Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Director Leah Ocampo when she encouraged participants in adopting GAP for traceability continue reading : Developing a sustainable and competitive cacao industry in Region 2

DTI-12 through RAPID Growth Project links 57 farmer groups to cacao and coffee institutional buyers

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO – The Rural Agro-Enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth (RAPID Growth) project of the Department of Trade and Industry Region 12 (DTI-Region 12) has assisted for the year 2020 a total of 57 cacao and coffee farmer-organizations in Region 12 through the forging of commercial partnership agreements with institutional buyers. The continue reading : DTI-12 through RAPID Growth Project links 57 farmer groups to cacao and coffee institutional buyers

Puentespina Farms opens doors to DavOr’s cacao farmers, coops

DAVAO CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Rural Agro-enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth (RAPID Growth) Project, in partnership with the Puentespina Farms, conducted a five-day intensive training on cacao processing, bean trading, and cacao economics among the seven cacao farmer organizations from Davao Oriental on 16-20 November. The Puentespina Farms, continue reading : Puentespina Farms opens doors to DavOr’s cacao farmers, coops

DTI: Malagos Chocolate Victory in International Competition Showcases PH Cacao Excellence

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the recent victory of Malagos Chocolate at the World Drinking Chocolate Competition 2020 in Hannover, Germany showcases the excellence of Philippine cacao. The results were announced last 25 October during the virtual Schokoladen Gourmet Festival.  Malagos Chocolate claimed four Gold awards, especially the top prize in the continue reading : DTI: Malagos Chocolate Victory in International Competition Showcases PH Cacao Excellence