September 19, 2019

A Ratatouille Taste-imonial

Thank you Khalil Corazo for having a ratatouille moment when you tasted this simple craft chocolate bar from Christopher Fadriga. To those who are new to this site, thank you for dropping by and reading
June 14, 2019

QUALITY BEANS. QUALITY FOOD.

Join us at the Diamond Hotel, Roxas Blvd. Manila on June 19-30,2019 from 8:30AM onwards for the Philippine Culinary Heritage featuring Executive Christopher Carangian. Executive Chef Carangian *Graduated
May 28, 2019

Remembering Yesterday, Today.

TeamPDS, represented by Media Director Mia Concepcion and CEO Mel Santos, attended the Media Launch at the Diamond Hotel in Roxas Blvd., Manila. This is for the preparations leading to the Philippine Culinary
February 15, 2019

CACAO LEVEL-UP SEMINAR @ QC

CACAO LEVEL UP SEMINAR February 21, 2019 10AM-5PM 3/F TriNoma, EDSA cor. North Ave., Quezon City, Metro Manila MEL SANTOS CEO, Plantacion de Sikwate * Filipino Aromatico Heirloom Cacao * Planting
June 13, 2018

Food and Filipino Hospitality

When a Cacao Producer’s CEO meets the Cacao Authority’s CEO, #CacaoTalks do not stop at R.O.I.s — it goes beyond. Destination: Philippines After setting the date for the arrival, Don Alec went
June 13, 2018

From the Queen of the South to the City of Smiles

by Mel Santos "Back to work!" said millions of workers today; but not for my PDS. We are a private-led cacao association with a Farmer-centric mindset. So a back-to-work day is not slowing us down. In
June 12, 2018

Cacao Authority Visits Cacao Icons

A day before our country commemorated the 120th anniversary of our independence, Plantacion de Sikwate had a visitor from the Carribeans. About a month ago, we got an email and a message in our website
June 3, 2018

The People’s Choice

by Mel Santos The month of June brings inspiring news for the country and the world at large. According to the newspaper I have read, eight-division world champion Senator Manny Pacquiao is holding