DOST PRO­GRAM LIFTS AGRI-CO-OP FROM RU­INS OF ‘YOLANDA’

Agriculture - - Helping Hand -

MO­TI­VATED AND DE­TER­MINED, a group of women be­long­ing to the Or­moc Up­hill Agri-Pro­ces­sors As­so­ci­a­tion man­aged to re­vive their busi­ness ven­ture af­ter their project suf­fered a set­back when su­per typhoon Yolanda struck Leyte in 2013. The coop pro­cesses pineap­ple mar­malade, and pro­duces a spe­cial kind of piña torta. They have learned that by mix­ing six kilo­grams of fresh pineap­ple with two kilo­grams of sugar and the right amount of cala­mansi juice re­sults in very nice tast­ing mar­malade.

Pineap­ple mar­malade pro­duced by the Or­moc Up­hill Agri-Pro­ces­sors As­so­ci­a­tion.

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