Category: Agri Business

18
Dec
2019

Ubi Powder Business

Yam (Discolorea alata L.) commonly known as ubi is a main ingredient to the processed ubi powder. With about 300-600 species, this promising rootcrop grows abundantly in Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, CARAGA, CAR and some parts in Luzon. This rootcrop is traditionally planted in March to June and harvested from...

18
Dec
2019

Edible Landscaping – Do-It-Yourself Food Garden

Here’s a simple way to help take the pressure off your pocket, your environment, and your overall well-being: grow your own food. Well, that may not be a new idea for some of us anymore. For the longest time now, we’ve been told about the benefits of planting our own...

06
Dec
2019

10 Philippine Medicinal Plants Approved by DOH

Medicines made from 10 DOH-approved Philippine medicinal plants have become ever more popular among Filipinos considering the expensive western medicines which most Filipinos could not afford. Herbal medicines has gained a wide acceptance and popularity among Filipinos in providing basic medical care. The government has implemented the Cheaper Medicines Act...

29
Nov
2019

Growing Garlic (Allium sativum L)

Garlic, scientifically known as Allium sativum L., is one of the most important food seasoning in the world. However, because of its many other uses, demand of this crop is continuously increasing. Aside from being an indispensable recado (ingredient), garlic is also used to cure athlete’s foot and hypertension. It...

29
Nov
2019

Alternative Processing Flour Facility

The baking industry has a new ally, a new flour-processing facility that does not depend on wheat is expected to be operational before the end of the third quarter of 2010. The facility is a joint project of Technology Resource Center (TRC) and Food Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) aiming to...

Philippine medicinal plant Cassia alata
26
Nov
2019

Philippine Medicinal Plants at your Fingertips

When we suffer from any illness, we are inclined to at once seek the help of a doctor or rush to a drug store for self-medication. But there are proven treatments to illness using plants commonly found around us. They can save us a good sum of money and provide...

26
Nov
2019

Honeydew Melon Production Guide

Honeydew melon is one of the more expensive and in demand fruit vegetables. It is an annual crop under the family Cucurbitaceae. It belongs to the melon group Cucumis melo var. inodorus generally called the winter melons, which include the smooth-skinned green-fleshed Persian, the yellow-skinned, green-or white-fleshed casaba and the...

11
Nov
2019

Mango Production and Farming Business

Philippine mango (the national fruit) is known worldwide as the best tasting variety of Carabao mangoes in the world. The Philippines produces about 1 million metric tons of mangoes a year (3.5% of the world production) – 95% for local consumption & 5% for export -it generates about US$35 million...