FOODPhilippines Pavilion opens in China’s biggest import expo

FOODPhilippines Pavilion opens in China’s biggest import expo

The Philippines returns to full physical participation in the 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) on Monday, November 6, 2023, as the world-class trade fair opens to all international and Chinese trade buyers. Joining the world’s biggest import-themed trade...

PH records US$10.36M sales from CAEXPO 2023

PH records US$10.36M sales from CAEXPO 2023

Ripe with opportunities, the Philippines generated sales totaling US$10.36M from the recently concluded 20th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) held at the Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center (NICEC) in Nanning, Guangxi Province, China last September 16-19,...

PH delegation mainstreams Durian in CIIE 2023

PH delegation mainstreams Durian in CIIE 2023

A delegation of 16 Philippine business enterprises will return to the 2023 edition of China International Import Expo (CIIE) for the 6th consecutive time with the theme “Share the love for Philippine flavors.” Anchored on the increasing popularity that Durian is...

IFEX Philippines 2023

IFEX Philippines 2023

The largest international food trade fair in the Philippines, IFEX Philippines, will take place from May 26 to May 28, 2023, at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City, Philippines. IFEX Philippines functions as a one-stop business-to-business (B2B) platform...

PH food exporters aim to widen share in MEA markets

PH food exporters aim to widen share in MEA markets

The Philippine pavilion officially opened at Gulfood 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 20. The Philippine participation in Gulfood led by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) is...

Debunking Misconceptions on Halal Food

Debunking Misconceptions on Halal Food

It means permissible in English, and though it’s a word that’s been prevalent in many food conversations, it still gets a lot of misuse and fallacy. In a nutshell, halal food is food that is acceptable according to the teachings of Islam and not considered to be haram...

Eating I Love You

Eating I Love You

Let’s begin with something controversial: not everyone likes chocolate. Some people can't even physically eat it. While Valentine’s Day began as early as the 1300s, its association with chocolate happened in the 1800s. By the 1840s, the Cadbury family had just...

3 Ways to Use Tablea in Savory Dishes

3 Ways to Use Tablea in Savory Dishes

Tablea is popularly used in making champorado, a sweet rice porridge served for breakfast or as an afternoon snack. In recent years, tablea has been added to a slew of desserts and pastries, from cakes and pies to brownies and ice cream. But did you know that tablea...

There’s more to cacao than chocolate

There’s more to cacao than chocolate

It’s been a few years since the health world painted cacao nibs as the ‘it’ superfood. The appeal was–is–understandable. After all, it is a reasonably healthier way to enjoy chocolate. In shorthand, cacao nibs are crushed cacao beans before they become chocolate....