DA-7 chief: Enough supply of chicken, pork meat, noche buena products in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) said that the region has enough supply of chicken and pork meat and other noche buena products. Dr. Joel Elumba, executive regional director of DA-7, said…

Cebu City adapts province’s extension of ban on pork, poultry products

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is adapting the province’s extension of the ban on pork and poultry products from areas affected by the African Swine Fever and the Avian Influenza (bird flu). Mayor Michael Rama said…

Prices of pork and chicken drop in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The prices of pork and chicken have dropped to normal in the markets here after a surge in the prices was maintained for almost three months. Market Operations Division (MOD) Head Irvin Cabales…

Marcos warns increasing pork imports may ‘slaughter’ local hog raisers

Christia Marie Ramos 01/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Imee Marcos on Sunday, January 31, 2021, warned that raising pork importation could push Filipino producers out of business as she called on the government to prevent importers from taking over the local…

Cebu imposes 6 month ban on hog export

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Being one of the few areas in the Philippines that has remained free of the African Swine Fever (ASF), the demand for Cebu-produced pork has increased. In order to prevent a shortage of…

Price hikes of pork this Christmas, New Year expected

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) warns that prices of pork products may increase this holiday season due to high demand.  Dr. Jennifer Laurente, DVMF head, said the ban…

Waterfront brings the party to you

PR 08/18/2020

New normal times call for new normal measures. With the emergence of new food and dining trends that offer comfort and safety altogether, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, is up and ready to bring the party…

Dino seeks Duterte’s support for total ban of Luzon pork in Visayas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The move of the provinces in Central Visayas to ban pork and pork products from Luzon is getting a boost from Secretary Michael Dino, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas. According to a statement…

Oil, pork prices being watched as possible inflation drivers

Daxim L. Lucas 10/25/2019

Prices of basic goods and services could start an uphill climb again next year, though slower than their pace in 2018, if projections of a rise in oil and pork prices, which the central bank called “challenges,”…

ASF Task Force reminds public: Pork products from Luzon still banned in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province’s task force against African Swine Fever (ASF) is back at reminding stores and traders that all pork products from Luzon are banned from entering the province. Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Mary Rose…

ASF task force starts watch vs online sellers of Luzon-sourced pork products

Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from seaports and transport terminals, Cebu’s African Swine Fever (ASF) Task Force has started to look into online selling platforms to prevent distribution of pork products from Luzon. This after the ASF…

Virginia Farms Inc. unveils modern slaughterhouse facility and meat plant

Rhobie A. Ruaya 10/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines–“Presko, limpyo, ug barato.” (Fresh, clean, and affordable) This is the promise of Virginia Farms Inc. to its buyers and loyal customers in the past 51 years of providing quality pork meat in Cebu. The…

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