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Haw Haw, Chocnut ice cream: Arce Dairy, The Lost Bread team up for new tubs

May 12, 2020 - 6:55 PM

Each flavor comes in 1.5L ice cream tubs, which are available for delivery within Metro Manila!

LOOK: Dairy Queen has new Brown Sugar Milk Tea desserts

Feb 19, 2020 - 6:04 PM

(UPDATED) Who's up for a DQ Milk Tea Parfait, Popping Coffee Boba Blizzard, or Brown Sugar Oreo Blizzard?

P2.85B shows for ‘minimal improvement’ in dairy program

Jan 29, 2020 - 3:13 PM

Still, state auditors recommend that the program be continued to help meet the demand for locally-produced milk in the implementation of the National Feeding Program

Milked dry? COA calls for probe into Nabcor's P100-million dairy goat project

Oct 14, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The Commission on Audit says the goals of the 2009 Dairy Goat Development Project 'were not fully realized' due to anomalies

Image of goats from Shutterstock

Pelicans sign Latvia's Dairis Bertans

Mar 04, 2019 - 1:00 PM

The 29-year-old joins younger brother and Spurs forward Davis in the NBA

NEW VENTURES. Spending his entire career in Europe, Dairis Bertains earns his shot in the NBA. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP


Gokongwei-led RRHI acquiring Rustan’s supermarket chain

Mar 23, 2018 - 10:08 PM

Robinsons Retail Holdings announces a P18-billion share swap deal to purchase the grocery chain operator from the Dairy Farm Group

Express your feelings in time for Valentine's Day

Feb 09, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Grab the opportunity to tell your loved ones how you really feel!

How to leave your torpe moments behind and sweeten someone’s day

Feb 01, 2018 - 4:45 PM

You don’t need to wait for Valentine’s Day to start spreading the love!

Say it with words

Jan 28, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Do you struggle to express your feelings?

Senate panel OKs P60-B agriculture budget

Sep 20, 2017 - 5:34 PM

'We'll have to make do with whatever was given to us,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol

Feels like love: A story about dairy

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Myrene Academia tries her hand at making two of her favorite things: cheese and butter

Envoy warns Filipinos vs bogus agri jobs in New Zealand

Jun 15, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Be careful be very wary of people offering and recruiting for jobs in New Zealand Ambassador David Strachan tells students in Misamis Oriental

WARNING. New Zealand Ambassador David Strachan apprises students of the Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology in Misamis Oriental on his government's probe into scam preying on foreign agricultural workers. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/ Rappler

11 Independence Day promos and discounts

Jun 12, 2016 - 12:27 PM

Unlimited margaritas and ribs discounted buffets and more – check out which restaurants are offering discounts this June 12

INDEPENDENCE DAY. Viking's buffet is just one of the establishments offering discounts and promos on June 12. Screengrab from Facebook/VIKINGSSMMALLOFASIA

New Zealand cash grant for PH dairy industry not recorded – COA

Jun 06, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The P93 638 million cash grant is not reflected in the National Dairy Authority s book of accounts according to the Commission on Audit

New Zealand warns dairy faces 'tough' outlook

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The New Zealand government however rules out a rescue package for dairy farmers

This photo taken on August 11, 2013 shows cows standing patiently as they are milked on a dairy farm near Cambridge in New Zealand's Waikato region, known for its fertile land and dairy industry. The farm supplies milk to Fonterra -- the world's largest dairy cooperative and New Zealand's biggest company. Fonterra accounted for 89 percent of the country's milk production -- 15.4 billion litres -- in 2011 and recorded a turnover of 15.7 billion USD last year. AFP PHOTO/William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST

Delivery of select food items in Typhoon Lando-hit areas delayed

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Impassable roads in typhoon hit Aurora Nueva Ecija Pangasinan hamper the delivery of select food items manufacturers tell DTI but supplies are ample

DELAYED. Impassable roads in typhoon-hit Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan hamper the delivery of select basic goods, food manufacturers tell DTI Monday, October 19, 2015. Photo by Czeasar Dancel / Rappler

Rising from typhoons through a dairy enterprise

Apr 25, 2015 - 5:31 PM

A dairy enterprise boosts Isabela farmers stuck in a cycle of poverty and uncertainty due to typhoons and natural disasters

Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo

Feb 19, 2015 - 11:57 AM

Libya foreign minister Mohammed al Dairi stresses he is not seeking an international military intervention but that there is no time to lose to equip the Libyan army to confront the emboldened extremists

UN Security Council meeting. File photo from the United Nations

Pan-Asian retailer Dairy Farm increases presence in PH

Feb 07, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Dairy Farm Company Limited opens an IT delivery center and raises its stake in high end Rustan’s and Cebu based Rose Pharmacy – all in a bid to expand

REPLICATING SUCCESS. Expanding Rose Pharmacy is Dairy Farm’s idea to compete with local behemoth, Mercury Drug, and make it like the Mannings drugstore chain of Hong Kong.

COA to 4 GOCCs: Return P2.4B unused DAP funds

Oct 21, 2014 - 1:06 PM

In its 2013 Annual Financial Report on government owned and controlled corporations the COA also ordered the GOCCs to account for P3 8 billion released to them under the Disbursement Acceleration Program

School feeding programs for Filipino kids

Jan 31, 2014 - 12:29 AM

To address the issue of hunger among schoolchildren DSWD and DepEd are each allocating less than P2 000 per child for 120 days of feeding

HUNGRY STUDENTS. DSWD & DepEd are conducting school feeding programs, with hopes of ending malnutrition among students. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

NZ wants answers on milk 'botulism botch-up'

Aug 29, 2013 - 2:52 PM

With New Zealand reliant on the dairy industry gov t said it was important to prevent such mistakes occurring again

CENTER OF CONTROVERSY. A photo taken on August 12, 2013, shows Fonterra's Hautapu dairy factory located near the rural town of Cambridge, some 150 km south of New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. AFP/William West

Fonterra milk scare a false alarm, says NZ

Aug 28, 2013 - 2:54 PM

A barrage of tests ordered had confirmed the contaminant was not the potentially fatal Clostridium botulinum but a milder bug called Clostridium sporogenes

DOUBLE CHECK. A woman checks a guarantee announcement on a shelf of Dumex baby formula, which uses the New Zealand dairy Fonterra as its raw material supplier, at a supermarket in Hefei, north China's Anhui province, on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP

Fonterra executive resigns after milk scare

Aug 14, 2013 - 3:06 PM

Fonterra s managing director of NZ Milk Products Gary Romano has quit effective immediately the company said in a brief statement

Customers visit a Fonterra stall during a Baby Fair in Hong Kong on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP / Dale de la Rey

NZ's John Key to apologize to China for milk scare

Aug 13, 2013 - 10:20 AM

John Key says the reputation of Fonterra is inextricably tied with that of New Zealand as a whole

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, July 22, 2013. AFP File / Marty Melville

Botulism scare milk powder off the shelves - Fonterra

Aug 07, 2013 - 1:48 PM

UPDATED Fonterra exec says no reported cases of children falling sick after consuming formula but acknowledged the scare had dented Fonterra NZ s reputation

PUBLIC APOLOGY. Theo Spierings (C), the CEO of New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, arrives for a press conference in Beijing on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP / Ed Jones

NZ struggling to complete tainted milk recall

Aug 07, 2013 - 9:35 AM

About 90 of the product which was distributed from China to Saudi Arabia has been collected; Officials combing Fonterra s records to find the rest

DOUBLE CHECK. A woman checks a guarantee announcement on a shelf of Dumex baby formula, which uses the New Zealand dairy Fonterra as its raw material supplier, at a supermarket in Hefei, north China's Anhui province, on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP

New Zealand takes charge of Fonterra milk scare response

Aug 06, 2013 - 8:48 AM

UPDATED NZ government says global consumers needed to regain confidence in New Zealand s dairy industry which accounts for a quarter of the country s exports

DOUBLE CHECK. A woman checks a guarantee announcement on a shelf of Dumex baby formula, which uses the New Zealand dairy Fonterra as its raw material supplier, at a supermarket in Hefei, north China's Anhui province, on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP

Russia bans imports of Fonterra products

Aug 05, 2013 - 8:26 PM

Russia issues an import ban on the products of New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra after an alert for possible botulism causing bacteria in its products

Customers visit a Fonterra stall during a Baby Fair in Hong Kong on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP / Dale de la Rey

Fonterra CEO sorry for milk scare, denies cover-up

Aug 05, 2013 - 2:32 PM

UPDATED New Zealand s dairy industry which accounts for 25 of the country s total exports will be particularly concerned about the damage caused to its reputation in China

Customers visit a Fonterra stall during a Baby Fair in Hong Kong on August 5, 2013. Photo by AFP / Dale de la Rey

New Zealand's Key accuses Fonterra of 'staggering' delay

Aug 05, 2013 - 10:28 AM

UPDATED John Key said it was difficult to understand why Fonterra did not act immediately when tests last year showed there were problems

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, July 22, 2013. AFP File / Marty Melville

China stops imports of N. Zealand milk powder: NZ minister

Aug 04, 2013 - 6:50 PM

China has blocked all imports of milk powder from New Zealand after bacteria that can lead to botulism was found in some dairy products

Courtesy of Fonterra

New Zealand dairy giant issues global botulism alert

Aug 04, 2013 - 12:55 PM

Dairy giant Fonterra said 8 customers had been advised and were investigating whether any of the affected product was in their supply chains

Courtesy of Fonterra

Life and Style wRap: E-book scam, deadly dairy

Aug 03, 2013 - 5:57 PM

An e book price fixing scheme Louis Vuitton and fatal bacteria in New Zealand products

E-SCAM. Apple and 5 publishers participated in an e-book price-fixing scheme

PH aims to boost dairy output but imports rule

Feb 23, 2013 - 6:21 AM

The Philiippines faces a long arduous fight to reduce its heavy dependence on the US New Zealand and Australia

DAIRY PRODUCTS. The Philippines wants to source more dairy products locally. Photo by AFP

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

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

Aquino wants PH, NZ to be ‘top of mind’

Oct 22, 2012 - 12:15 PM

President Aquino wants to expand trade with New Zealand as he meets with Filipinos and businessmen in Auckland

Aquino to make first visit to Australia, NZ

Oct 17, 2012 - 2:34 PM

Aquino will make his first official trip to Australia and New Zealand top destinations for Filipino OFWs

AUSSIE PRIME MINISTER Julia Gillard (L) with Aquino (R) during their last bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Vladivostok, Russia on November 14, 2012. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Eating like a caveman

Jun 19, 2012 - 6:56 AM

Caveman diets call for an open mind — not controversy

WHAT WORKS FOR YOU? Different kinds of diets work for different kinds of people. For Dr. Davis' patients, it's getting rid of wheat. Screen grab from YouTube