Category: Agri Business

11
Jan
2020

A Profitable Venture from Oregano

To many Filipinos, oregano is well-known as a medicinal herb or even as a condiment to their food. Oregano, plant rich in Vitamin A and C, contains strong antioxidant properties and possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antiviral properties. Popularly, oregano is believed to relieve coughs. But more than these therapeutic...

11
Jan
2020

Anthurium Production Guide

The eye-catching blooms of anthurium are mere modified leaves called spathes. But these spathes are not ordinary because they come in bright colors and are glossy in appearance. A pot of flowering anthurium costs P80 to 250 depending on the variety. Price of cut flowers vary with the size. There...

03
Jan
2020

Production of Temperate Mushroom (Agaricus)

Mushrooms are group of organisms called fungi. They are the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting bodies of fungi typically produced above ground on soil or on their food sources. They lack the usual green matter present in plants and grow on dead and decaying organic materials. The mushroom fruiting body may be...

01
Jan
2020

Cashew Products For Business

The cashew nut is a popular snack, and its rich flavor means that it is often eaten on its own, lightly salted or sugared. Cashew nuts are sold covered in chocolate, but less often than the cheaper peanuts and almonds. Cashew nuts and apples (the actual fruit) are important items...

30
Dec
2019

How To Make Dried Mango Rolls

The Philippine mangoes‘ unequaled sweetness and juiciness make them one of the country’s top food exports. This is why the Department of Science and Technology’s Industrial Technology Development Institute is constantly discovering other possible mango byproducts to offer to the domestic and international markets. The agency has actually stumbled into...

26
Dec
2019

Arrowroot Production Guide

Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) or “Uraro” is widely cultivated in the Philippines for its starchy rhizomes. It is a low perennial herbaceous plant with thick, fleshy and creeping roots and long white fibers and is a good source of flour. Arrowroot flour has a very high commercial value in the international...

26
Dec
2019

Bignay, kalumpit and ubi are high in antioxidant – study

Bignay, kalumpit and ubi are high in antioxidant – study by Dondon Carlo P. Lejano Fifteen fruits and vegetables which were initially supposed to be high in antioxidant activity were subjected to evaluation through a study titled, “Antioxidant Potential and Components of Philippine Vegetables and Fruits” which was funded by...

20
Dec
2019

Dragon Fruit Production Guide

Dragon fruit or Pitaya grows best in uniformly distributed rainfall throughout the year. It prefers free draining soil with sandy to clay loam types, 5.3 to 6.7 pH and high organic matter. However, Pitaya is also grown successfully in sandy soils. Pitaya is shallow rooted with most roots concentrated on...