Dalaguete farmers reel as oversupply of cabbage causes prices to plunge

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/20/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—The biggest risk for vegetable farming is not just with the weather condition but with the demand and supply situation;  a balance between these two are essential to avoid losses and spoilage. But recently, farmers in…

Prices kept low by gov’t fiat don’t work

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 02/13/2021

The front-page picture of empty meat market stalls in this newspaper’s Tuesday issue recalled to mind the same scene I witnessed in a market somewhere in China 50 years ago. A group of Filipinos headed by Charito…

DTI-7 begins monitoring supplies for Noche Buena products

Futch Anthony Inso 11/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) has already started monitoring  Noche Buena products in malls and supermarkets as Christmas season draws near. Ines Cajegas, chief of the consumer protection division of…

DTI sees no increase in prices of Christmas products

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 09/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Thursday said it is not expecting an increase in the prices of Christmas products because of a slack in demand. But as the holiday season approaches,…

Gasoline prices up, diesel down

05/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The price of gasoline went up this week, while the prices of diesel and kerosene went down. In separate advisories, oil companies said that the price of gasoline had gone up by 75 cents…

Stay healthy, eat vegetables

Alven Marie Timtim 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Prevention is better than cure. That’s why eating healthy food that can boost one’s immune system is always the best thing to do to stay away from diseases. Eating vegetables is always the best option…

FDA to online traders: Don’t overprice products

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will crack down on online selling platforms selling emergency medical supplies above the price ceiling set by the Department of Health. The FDA has directed its inspectors and regulatory enforcement…

#PresyoMerkado: Eggplants 

Gerard Vincent Francisco 03/12/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Eggplants are among the favorite vegetables in the country. It can be prepared in so many ways, from being fried, sautéd, and grilled. It can even be eaten raw when prepared with the right spices and…

Prices of ingredients for omelette

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Craving for some scrambled eggs or omelette this morning?  This Wednesday, March 11, 2020, CDN Digital takes you to two public markets in Cebu City to find the freshest ingredients for your favorite morning dish…

Prices of different types of cabbage 

Raul Constantine Tabanao 03/06/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—There are different types of cabbage in the market. One thing in common, though, is that all types make healthy and delicious dishes. At the T. Padilla Public Market here, the prices of napa cabbage,…

Prices of chicken parts in Basak satellite public market

Rosalie Abatayo 03/03/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—If you are craving for soup or fried dishes this Tuesday, having chicken at home can help a lot. CDN Digital dropped by the satellite public market in Barangay Basak in Mandaue City to check…

Prices of tomatoes and onions at Carbon Public Market

Gerard Vincent Francisco 02/27/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Add some flavor in your meals with a touch of some onions or tomatoes. You can buy these two at reasonable prices at the Carbon Public Market. A quarter of a kilo of tomatoes costs…

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