Impressive health benefits of eating mangoes

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 06/10/2020

A mango, according to the site mango.org, is the most popular fruit in the world. It also happens to be the Philippines’ national fruit. It has many varieties and contains many nutritional benefits. Even its leaves and…

Fruits to help protect one’s body against diseases

Rosalie Abatayo 03/10/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—With the threat of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), protect yourself by boosting your immune system with some healthy additions to your diet. Fruits are an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals, and  are high…

Presyo Merkado: What desserts can you make from mangoes?

Gerard Vincent Francisco 12/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Remember the first Mango Festival in Cebu last May 2019? Can you believe that almost 300 kilos of mangoes were used to attempt to make the largest mango sago (tapioca) dessert during that…

Artist from Bicol pays tribute to viral kid vendor

Raul Constantine Tabanao 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Artist Bryle Mortega Napay paid tribute to the viral young boy selling mangoes after he was ‘moved’ about the story of the kid. The 26-year-old Napay made a 3D photo of the viral boy…

Sweet side of El Niño: 2M kilos of surplus mangoes

06/05/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) finds itself in a sweet bind. It is faced with a surplus of 2 million kilos of mangoes from the recent harvest, which has brought prices down to…

Four reasons why you should be at the Cebu Mangoes Festival this weekend

PR 05/25/2019

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Why not head to Mactan and celebrate the sweetness of Cebu Mangoes, through a must-not-miss festival! Here are four reasons why you should take part at the Cebu Mangoes…

Megaworld to hold Cebu Mangoes Festival

Marc Cosep 05/17/2019

Harvesting mangoes, they say, is an art that calls for precision and expertise. And we are about to experience it again with Megaworld’s Cebu Mangoes Festival. Happening this May 25 and 26, Megaworld will celebrate the legacy…

Mom tastes success by giving dried mangoes a caramel twist

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/02/2018

AUDREY CONFECTIONERIES When you say Cebu, what kind of pasalubong comes to mind? It’s always dried mangoes. For 47-year-old Audrey Regis, she knew she had to set herself apart when she started her own line of delicacies…

DA pushes for projects to aid farmers

Winston P. Ensomo 08/18/2017

  DEPARTMENT of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol pledges to provide support to Filipino farmers. Speaking before the mango stakeholders of Eastern and Central Visayas in a forum in Mandaue City on Tuesday, Piñol acknowledged the agriculture sector…

Miss U candidates fall in love with Cebu mangoes

Apple Ta-as 12/13/2016

CEBU’s famous sweet mangoes became an instant favorite among five Miss Universe candidates. The ladies expressed their love for Cebu mangoes during a news conference at JPark Island Resort and Waterpark in Lapu-Lapu on Tuesday. Representatives from…

Miss U candidates fall in love with Cebu mangoes

Apple Ta-as 12/13/2016

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—If there is something Miss Universe candidates love about Cebu, it is the mango. Five candidates expressed their loves for Cebu mangoes during a news conference at JPark Island Resort and Waterpark in Lapu-Lapu on…

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