Chocolate News: Local and Abroad


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 * […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

For our IPs in the Philippines

A month ago, the Zambales Governor opened his doors to PDS to save the idle lands and bring prosperity to its townsfolk. Here is Sec. Piñol and his thoughts on […]

Off to Japan: Chocolate Bar Test

A micro batch of Filipino Aromatico Fermented Dried Cacao Beans from Silay Highland Negros Occidental being prepared for shipment to Japan. Together with the very proud PDS farmer ‘Nong Dolping […]