More Philippine-made coconut products now sold in Russia, says DTI

MANILA, Oct 28 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Trade and Industry said Wednesday more coconut products made in the Philippines are now available in Russian stores. Organic-coconut based items such as coconut milk, coconut cream, balsamic sauce, aminos sauces, coconut syrup,...

PHL exports down for two straight months in January – PSA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite better receipts in electronics, Philippine merchandise exports declined for the second straight month in January due to lower shipments of other manufactures, furniture, chemical, metal components and coconut oil. Export payments decreased by 0.5...

Coconut oil, mineral products lift PHL exports 6.9% in May

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Philippine merchandise exports surged in May as receipts from coconut oil, mineral and non-metal products offset the decline in electronics, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported Thursday. Export receipts were up by 6.9 percent to $5.4835 billion...

PHL exports recover in March 2013

Brisk performance of agro-based and forest products, minerals, and petroleum steered merchandise exports to a positive outturn in March 2013 reversing the negative trend of the last two months, according to the National Economic and Development Authority. “Year-on-year upsurge in...

Coconut oil could battle tooth decay

(Relaxnews) – Forget minty freshness: consumers may soon find coconut oil added to dental care products after new research finds it attacks the bacteria behind tooth decay. In a new study, scientists found that coconut oil treated with enzymes stopped the grow...