By Ernesto M. Ordoñez
In my previous commentary, I reported that Director Clarito Barron (09178738483) of DA’s Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) cited the mayors as the key to nursery development. However, because of an incident involving a nongovernment organization early last week, he now says that NGOs can also fulfill that important role.
By Desiree Caluza
The summer capital’s next-door neighbor gets its share of summer tourists each year because of strawberries. In 2003, strawberry farmers helped La Trinidad bake the world’s largest strawberry cake as its entry to the Guinness Book of World Records, hoping to draw attention to the berrys’ potentials.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Listed AgriNurture Inc. is set to stop supplying fresh fruits and vegetables to supermarkets of the SM Group to free up resources that could be used for expansion.
By Tessa R. Salazar
While scientific studies have shown how animal-based foods such as beef, pork, chicken, eggs and dairy products increase the risk of contracting cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and certain cancers, studies on fruits and vegetables have shown their beneficial effects on skin, aging and general health and wellbeing—lending credence to the phrase “beautiful inside and out.”
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Five fistfuls of fruits and vegetables daily and skipping steaks, barbecued and processed meats more often can keep you healthy, cancer-free.