FTI urged to build cold storage facilities for onions

Food Terminal Inc. should consider undertaking a P1.5 billion cold storage program to stock onions and provide farmers with guaranteed market while preventing another runaway in prices, an industry group said......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarApr 2nd, 2024

Ayala Group to put a little focus on cold storage logistics

Ayala Corp confirmed a report that quoted AC Chairman Jaime Zobel as saying that AC “can make a difference” by building cold storage facilities and developing a network of “cold transport” and “cold chain improvement structures”......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2024

DA to build more Taguig cold storage facilities

The Department of Agriculture plans to construct more cold storage facilities at the Food Terminal Inc. in Taguig City as part of its strategy to address overproduction and minimize post-harvest losses of agricultural products, particularly vegetables and other high-value crops......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2024

Cold storage industry capacity to grow by 8% in 2024

Local cold storage capacity is expected to grow by at least eight percent this year to around 750,000 metric tons, driven by higher storage demand for food items, according to the Cold Chain Association of the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Ayala Corp cold storage JV to start construction on massive facility

GMAC Logitech Refrigeration Corporation, the cold storage joint venture between Ayala Corp [AC 675.00 ?1.2%] and private cold storage player Glacier Megafridge, announced it would break ground in a few weeks on a new 11,798-pallet position temperature-controlled facility in Panabo City, Davao del Norte......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2024

ALLHC to launch 3 new cold storage facilities

AyalaLand Logistics Holdings Corp. is further boosting its cold storage footprint nationwide with the launching of three new facilities this year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Ayala Group eyes more cold storage facilities

The Ayala Group plans to establish more cold storage facilities in the country as part of efforts to support the agriculture sector, especially to address the issue of food spoilage......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 21st, 2024

Ecija onion farmers get storage facilities

The Department of Agriculture has turned over two onion cold storage facilities to the DA-Central Luzon office in Nueva Ecija......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2024

12,000-pallet cold storage breaks ground in Panabo

A 12,000-pallet cold storage facility will soon rise on a 63-hectare lot at Anflo Industrial Estate in Panabo City, Davao del Norte......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 13th, 2024

Brutally cold weather reaching deep into lower United States

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Arctic weather brought more misery to much of the United States on Saturday, especially for people unaccustomed to such bitter cold in places like Memphis, Tennessee, where residents were urged to boil water and some had no water at all after freezing temperatures broke water mains across the city. Temperatures weren’t expected.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2024

EDITORIAL — A different onion crisis

During the 2022 Christmas holidays, Filipinos reeled from the eye-watering prices of red onions, which surged to over P700 a kilo, with no white onions to be had for onion rings, burgers and bistek......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2024

Philippines may import onions amid armyworm infestation

The Philippines might have to import up to 60,000 metric tons of onions as 45 percent of plantations are affected by harabas or armyworm infestations that worsened due to El Niño, according to the Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food Inc. ......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 14th, 2024

Probe on online sale of smuggled onions sought

The rampant online selling of smuggled onions and other agricultural products must be investigated by the House of Representatives as it is detrimental to local farmers’ livelihood and consumers’ health, according to AGRI party-list Rep. Wilbert Lee......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

‘No smuggled onions in CDO’

The Bureau of Plant Industry has denied reports that smuggled onions are flooding the markets in Cagayan de Oro and that this has led to depressed prices......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2024

‘Smuggled onions flooding Mindanao’

A farmers’ group has confirmed the entry of alleged smuggled onions in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Smuggled onions booming online

Smuggled and imported onions being sold online have contributed to the slump in the farmgate price of local bulbs, according to a farmers’ group......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

Farmgate price of red onions drops to P29/kilo

The farmgate price of onions further declined to P29 per kilo compared to the previous P40 per kilo or a decrease of P11, according to farmers’ group Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

DILG chief urges industry players to build resilent structures

Housing and real estate industry players should build resilient structures with the necessary facilities for proper sewage management, water and sanitation as well as drainage and wastewater treatment, according Interior and Local Government Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2024

P93B post-harvest facilities needed to stop rice, corn wastage

MANILA, Philippines – A total of P93 billion is required to establish adequate post-harvest facilities to prevent the wastage of corn and rice, according to Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. on Tuesday. Laurel said around 12.7 to 15 percent of rice production is lost due to the lack of post-harvest facilities. “Sa rice and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2024

Google Drive Going Dark Soon?

It seems like the highly popular cloud storage service Google Drive will go dark soon – as in dark mode, for its web version so people who are on the dark side can enjoy their favorite cloud storage platform without squinting their eyes. The report comes from a post from 9to5google, as they’ve received a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

US-based Harnyss introduces patented hydrogen technology for energy storage in Philippines

Harnyss, a Texas-based energy technology company, is introducing its patented low-pressure hydrogen storage solutions that could significantly complement the utilization of renewable energy in various settings. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2024