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Cacao Culture Talks: Youth For Truth PH

Youth For Truth PH interviews Ken to talk about the "new normal in business".  Ken from Cacao Culture shares about how the business stays afloat during the Covid Pandemic-19.  He stated that the challenges of Cacao Culture include that since majority of the sales are coming from the National Capital Region of the Philippines, cargo logistics via air are hampered.  But the company strategized through reviewing and pushing back some cashflow like some expenditures and also through pushing more sales via online.  Also stating that, the Department of Labor helped the company during this crisis through the CAMP Program in which Cacao Culture employees would receive P5000 each. For more information and talk about your business surviving through the whole global pandemic,...

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Taal Volcano in the Philippines Erupts

After 42 years, Taal Volcano erupted again.  The last time it erupted was in October 1977.  This year’s eruption started last January 12 and has affected thousands of families and caused millions-worth of damage. It started spewing ash that afternoon which Phivolcs raised the status to Alert Level 3 indicating “magmatic unrest.” Until it was raised again to Alert Level 4 (hazardous eruption imminent) at night time with ashes and rock fragments column reached up to 15 km due to continuous eruption. There was also frequent volcanic lightning. Heavy charcoal-like ash rained down on towns and villages, blanketing everything. Several areas also experienced power outages. This caused nearly 25,000 people to flee or be displaced from the danger zone. The...

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Manny Piñol speaks at the Davao Agri Trade Expo

Watch as Mr. Emmanuel Piñol imparts us learning about the timely agricultural problem - African Swine Flu and a lot more to grasp from his speech.   *** FOLLOW OUR CACAO JOURNEY*** Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cacaoculture... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cacaocultur...     Subscribe to our Youtube Channel, don't forget to like and leave some love on the comments! Enjoy!  

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Senator Cynthia Villar speaks at the Davao Agri Trade Expo

Senator Cynthia Villar graced us at the Davao Agri Trade Expo with her speech as the Chairperson of Food & Agriculture House of Senate. Watch as she mentions the detailed plans for agriculture especially in rice and coconut.   Subscribe to our Youtube Channel, don't forget to like and leave some love on the comments! Enjoy!   *** FOLLOW OUR CACAO JOURNEY*** Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cacaoculture... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cacaocultur...    

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Cacao Dessert Making Competition with IChef at the Mindanao Trade Expo

Here's for a treat! Watch as IChef students showcase their talents in making mouthwatering chocolatey desserts for the first ever Cacao Dessert Making Competition at the Mindanao Trade Expo. Now that's the real cacao adding value for such promising confections that can pass the international scene. Thanks to our very own, Philippine cacao!   Follow them on: Facebook: IChef Instagram: @ichefofficial   Subscribe to our Youtube Channel, don't forget to like and leave some love on the comments! Enjoy!  

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