By the end of 2017, it’s not an exaggeration when we say that OPM may be the most active cocoa farming social enterprise in Asia, going around farms and barangays to teach correct cacao farming methods for free. In this newsletter, we update you with our Bayanihan activities from August until end of 2017. .
True to the essence of what a “Bayanihan” is, we did not and could not accomplish these series of important activities alone. As a social enterprise, we have limited resources though we have bottomless passion to accomplish our goals. We consider it a true blessing that our passion is matched by the efforts of the Depa...
After months of silence firming up operations and preparing further legalities both in Dubai and the Philippines, here we are with an avalanche of updates. We do apologize but rest assured that making our investment run smoothly has never made us rest on our laurels.
You’ll be getting a newsletter every Saturday for the next 4 weeks! Don’t forget to follow us in Instagram where we are @cacaodoctor for more immediate updates and we are truly aiming (God-willing) to continue the webinar we started a year back. There we’ll talk more about cacao-farming and the process until it reaches the yummy chocolates we love. Enjoy the read and mabuhay!
As the OPM Cacao Doctors in collaboration with Department of Trade and Industry Agusan Del Sur ,conducted the Bayanihan at Barangay 1 San Francisco Agusan Del Sur last September 7 and 8 2017, about the Technology Training on Cacao Production "Cacao 101".Participants of these two day seminar are cacao growers from the three municipalities who needs the latest technologies on Cacao Farming, for them to attain the desired farm productivity.
Our Maitrê Chocolatier-Co-Founder takes part in radio program "KBP Hour" to answer questions about OPM'S role in shaping the cacao industry of Region XIII and what our chocolatey plans are. KBP is the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster sa Pilipinas. Thank you, DTI Agusan del Sur, for supporting the investments of OFW.
Ofw para sa Magsasaka in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Department of Trade and Indutry,Department of Science and Technology,Food and Drugs Association (FDA) and other Local Government Units.
“You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.” – Gusteau, Ratatouille
I come from a middle class cooking family in Manila, Philippines before I went to Dubai with my sister Iman some thirteen years ago. I rode my first international airplane and asked the international cabin crew “miss, can we have extra rice?”
My mother was a cook. My mother’s mother was a cook. My summer memories always involved packing rice and food for delivery to offices in Makati. If not packing, we were busing the dishes, washing the pots and pans. If not that then we were standing in the cafeteria as food server in the cantee...