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More Pangasinan farmers going organic

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PANGASINAN farmers are starting to produce organic native vegetables. Photo by Gabriel Cardinoza

Changing people’s lifestyles are pushing more famers in Pangasinan province to shift to organic agriculture, a nongovernment organization (NGO) official here says.

Posted: September 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pangasinan firm produces veggie-based snacks to solve malnutrition

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RACKY Doctor, president of Long Live Pharna, and wife Divine, finance officer, display RiMo curls and RiMo instant baby food blend, their company's newest products. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

When local businessman Racky Doctor was asked two years ago if he would like to venture into food manufacturing, he did not hesitate to take up the challenge.

Posted: August 10th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cupcakes bring sweet success to Dagupan entrepreneur

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Colorful cupcakes baked for the day by Crystal Matias.

Two years ago, then 22-year-old Crystal Matias quit her job in a family-run business and started selling cheesecakes.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Malaga’ experiment tagged breakthrough

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Malaga (siganid), caught in the waters off Zambales, are sold in a market in Sual, Pangasinan. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

After successfully breeding in captivity two malaga (siganid or rabbit fish) species, scientists here are now creating a hybrid species by crossbreeding the spotted (Siganus guttatus) and striped (Siganus vermiculatus) malaga.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Community arcades do good business in Dagupan

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THE ORIENT Pacific Center, the first community arcade in Dagupan.

Community arcades are beginning to flourish as alternative shopping and entertainment venues in this coastal city, despite the presence of hometown malls and a mall chain branch in a neighboring town.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Native delicacy boosts income of small vendors in Pangasinan

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Food stalls line a busy street in Villasis, Pangasinan. INQUIRER file photo

On a good day, Leticia Flores sells at least 700 pieces of tupig (grilled powdered glutinous rice wrapped in banana leaves) from her stall near the town hall here.

Posted: June 9th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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