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Rappler's latest stories on Fruit


Macao Imperial Tea launches new fruit drink series

Jun 30, 2020 - 12:34 PM

The 7 new fruity drinks are available starting Wednesday, July 1

Dairy-free option: YiFang has Brown Sugar Pearl Soy Milk drink

Mar 12, 2020 - 5:25 PM

The Taiwanese beverage chain also lets you upgrade select tea lattes and brown sugar drinks to soy milk!

Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet – study

Jan 17, 2019 - 5:12 PM

The key is a dramatic shift in the global diet – roughly half as much sugar and red meat, and twice as many vegetables, fruits and nuts

Camiguin marks Lanzones Festival, uses tech to boost harvest

Oct 28, 2018 - 1:09 PM

Camiguin is working to boost its lanzones harvest through macrosomatic cloning, cutting lanzones production to just 4 months from the usual one year

LANZONES FESTIVAL. Camiguin holds its 38th Lanzones Festival to celebrate the fruit that is the pride of their province. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Locally is a delightful trip through local flavors

Dec 19, 2017 - 3:51 PM

The country's fruits are now made into locally manufactured drinks everyone can try

How a bitter recession gave birth to a sweet export business

Oct 15, 2017 - 11:30 AM

'No matter how bitter life was at the start, Shirley Dayanan was able to make a complete turnaround from a worker who lost a job – to an exporter of dried sweet fruits

PWDs in Iloilo make crayons out of fruits, veggies

Dec 20, 2016 - 4:50 PM

A Japanese volunteer teaches crayon making to persons with disabilities empowering them to engage in entrepreneurship

FOOD-BASED CRAYONS. A Japanese volunteer trained PWDs in Iloilo how to make crayons out of natural ingredients. Photo from JICA

A distinct Mindanao experience under Mayor Duterte

Jun 02, 2016 - 5:51 PM

To witness a city grow and unfold its beauty and potential is an uncomparable experience It restores your faith in humanity

Greener mountains for an Aeta community

May 31, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The planting of more fruits and vegetables in their settlement areas can help solve hunger among the indigenous people of Tarlac

NO MARKET. While planting taro is one of the main sources of livelihood by the Aetas, they lack the proper means to sell the crops. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Superwoman tricks of the trade

May 08, 2015 - 7:21 PM

Juggling different roles and tasks is no easy thing Pick up a few pointers from these super ladies who seem to have it all figured out

Beat the heat: How to protect yourself with fruits this summer

Mar 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Fresh fruits can help you stay healthy in spite of the intense summer heat

The Philippines: A nation of superwomen

Mar 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM

The contemporary superwoman is a slew of different things but most importantly she is the captain of her life

Who run the world? WOMEN

Mar 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Women make up half the population of the Philippines and some might say they are the better half too Let’s get to know a little bit more about the nation’s superwomen

8 'biodiversity-friendly' products from PH forests

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:56 AM

Supporting these products can save biodiversity and provide income for forest dependent communities who make them

#PugadBaboy: Juicer punchline 2

Jan 02, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Juicer

Jan 02, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Juicer punchline 3

Jan 02, 2015 - 5:00 AM

5 delicious facts you may not know about yogurt

Dec 14, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Here are more reasons to dig into this “superfood”

On-the-go breakfast ideas for grown-ups

Dec 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Don t skip on the most important meal of the day

Sugary foods you don't suspect are harmful to your teeth

Nov 28, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Cavities are not just caused by lollipops sodas and the like Read this list for unsuspecting sugar culprits

A man-made sanctuary for bats in Samal

Nov 26, 2014 - 1:11 PM

The Monfort Bat Sanctuary in the Island Garden City of Samal houses a bat population that has now boomed to 2 5 million

Fruit bats at the Monfort Bat Sanctuary. Photo courtesy Henrylito Tacio

5 superfoods you can eat on the go

Nov 25, 2014 - 9:45 AM

Eating healthy can be convenient with these items

Alert in Bangladesh over deadly formalin-laced fruits

Jun 09, 2014 - 8:38 PM

Authorities plead with residents not to get involved with buying selling or consuming formalin contaminated fruits

FORMALIN-LACED FRUITS. Authorities pleaded with residents 'not to get involved with buying, selling or consuming formalin contaminated fruits.' File photo by Mufty Munir/EPA

Liberia reports suspected Ebola outbreak unconnected to Guinea

Apr 03, 2014 - 10:34 PM

If confirmed the case in the eastern town of Tapeta would mark a worrying development in the fight against Ebola as cases so far have been attributed to people returning with the infection from neighboring Guinea

Swap out junk food for these 5 healthy snacks at work

Feb 04, 2014 - 5:34 PM

Eating well while at work is very very possible

Del Monte Q3 profit down 13%

Oct 25, 2013 - 1:43 PM

Acquisition and listing fees pull down the 3rd quarter net income of local fruit grower and canner Del Monte Pacific

PH is first Asian country to export bananas to US

Sep 15, 2013 - 4:35 PM

The first batch of highlands banana from Dole s plantation in Bukidnon will be sold in local Los Angeles stores next week

AVAILABLE SOON. Highlands bananas from Bukidnon will be available in Los Angeles stores soon. Photo courtesy of Philippine embassy in Washington

Life and Style wRap: Foie gras, animals, fruit juice and diabetes

Aug 31, 2013 - 5:04 PM

The case for fruits as against fruit juice and some fascinating bird stories

THE BAN STAYS. An animal-rights advocate recommends stuffing gourmets instead

Fresh fruit deters diabetes, juice boosts risk

Aug 30, 2013 - 7:06 AM

Those who consumed one or more servings of fruit juice each day saw their risk of the disease increase by as much as 21

BENEFICIAL TO HEALTH. Even if the nutritional values of whole fruit and fruit juice are similar, the form in which they are ingested makes a world of difference

Quick, healthy food for back to school

Jun 05, 2013 - 2:37 PM

This back to school season there is a way to choose healthy meal options without — or at least less — the hassle

VIVID AND VIBRANT. Adding ingredients with bright colors like this can make a dish more appetizing. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

This Holy Week, fast your way to health

Mar 27, 2013 - 6:07 AM

Want to do some cleansing but don t know where to start? Here are easy to follow ideas they re affordable too

GO LIGHT. On a raw food detox, just eat raw fruits and vegetables. Photo from Microsoft Office Image

PH is largest market for US food, beverage - report

Feb 22, 2013 - 7:58 AM

The list of US exports to Philippines includes dairy products red meats poultry meat snack foods processed fruits and vegetables and fresh fruits

BOUND FOR PHILIPPINES. Calves peer out windows of their hutches on a dairy farm. Beef is one of the agriculture products US exports to Asia. Photo by AFP

Orange you glad fruits now come in bouquets?

Feb 12, 2013 - 10:01 PM

Here s a yummy and healthy Valentine gift suggestion

GOOD FOR THE EYES AND HEART. Fruit bouquets are a new way of showing appreciation and love the 'healthy' way. All photos courtesy of Ime Morales

PH is 9th largest market of US agri products: report

Jan 28, 2013 - 10:39 AM

The Philippines the second most populous country in Southeast Asia is now the 9th largest market in the world for U S agricultural exports as it cracked the top 10 for the first time in 45 years a report by the U S agriculture attaché said

Pride in the Philippine mango

Oct 29, 2012 - 8:29 AM

Ever wondered how that yummy dried mango was prepared? A Rappler contributor based in Cebu finds a place that has the answer

RECORD-BREAKING. THE WORLD's largest mango was harvested in Iligan City. It weighed 3.5 kg. The Mango Museum has a life-sized replica on display.