All posts filed under Philippines

  • 3 Kings Export’s Charcoal Briquettes
    June 2, 2020

    3 Kings Export’s Charcoal Briquettes

    3 Kings Export has managed to create charcoal briquettes using coconut shells. Let's take a look at this zero waste and sustainable product.
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  • Rice fields in Philippines
    May 26, 2020

    Lessons from the Plight of Filipino Rice Farmers

    How does a country like the Philippines, with a long history of rice production employing a significant chunk of its population, become the number one importer of rice, beating even China?
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  • Franklin-Baker-Philippines-coconuts Producers Market
    May 19, 2020

    Producer Spotlight: The Franklin Baker Company

    The company’s origin story reveals how a seemingly insignificant transaction re-shaped the life and business of one man and his family, popularized coconut-based products in the U.S. and in so doing, essentially created a previously non-existent market.
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  • Coconut-Farming-Philippines
    May 4, 2020

    Coconut Farming in the Philippines

    In the last decade, there has been a big focus on modernizing and optimizing the coconut industry in the Philippines, with an eye to truly supporting the local economies and producers directly involved in coconut cultivation.
  • coconut-oil-franklin-baker
    September 26, 2019

    Antimicrobial Properties Of Coconut Oil

    Coconuts have become very popular and precious worldwide; however, few people use it for natural hygiene, where it can be of great support.
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  • A Visit to Butuan City (aka “Durian City”)
    August 12, 2019

    A Visit to Butuan City (aka “Durian City”)

    When I stepped out of the airport in Butuan City in the Philippines, I knew I had come to a special place. The taxis carried "Durian City" signs, and there was a huge statue of a durian outside!
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  • Types Of Coconut Oil And Their Uses
    June 26, 2019

    Types Of Coconut Oil And Their Uses

    Coconut oil is a product widely used in recent years, mainly because of its ability to withstand high temperatures, so it is primarily used for cooking. However, little has been said about how its uses can vary depending on the different types.
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