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Real tales: Turning idle land into an eco-friendly farm and resort

A retired Unilever executive turned an idle land into an eco-friendly farm and resort.

Marcial “Mars” Aaron had always wanted to be an entrepreneur, but opportunities in the corporate world would keep him from becoming one for more than 30 years. It was only in 2004, after retiring as president and CEO of Unilever’s food subsidiary ...

by Marie Anne Fajardo  | July 03, 2015 05:00:00
Business Ideas

When disaster strikes

The frequent storms that hit the country makes it challenging for business.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) estimates that 19 storms enter the country; of these 6 to 9 make landfall. This makes it challenging for businesses when storms disrupt operations and wreak havoc in the country.This is true for ...

December 06, 2012 03:00:00
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Pamora Farm: Spotting an unserved market

Going free-range is the way to go.

The concept of free-range farming is easy to digest: it’s a method of raising animals where they are permitted to roam freely in areas containing insects, plants, fruits, and other food sources. This way, the animals—in this case, the chickens—are able to ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | January 04, 2012 05:00:00
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Starting a citrus farm

Oranges are just one of the many citrus fruits you can grow.

Citrus is a popular selling fruit that thrives well in tropical and subtropical climates. Some of the best quality oranges are grown in the non-humid, irrigated, subtropical areas such as the Mountain Province. It can be grown in our four types of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 23, 2011 09:00:00
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Starting a pepper farm

A crop that you can start in your own backyard.

Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) also known as capsicum, kampana, or lara is the most widely used condiment all over the world. It is consumed fresh, dried or processed. Sweet pepper is a warm and dry season crop. It germinates well at ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 09, 2011 04:00:00
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Starting a lettuce farm

Lettuce is not only good for salads, it's good for your wallet too.

As more people become willing to change their lifestyle and spend more on healthy food, why not try the health trend and get into planting fresh vegetables? Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is the most popular salad vegetable. Its high fiber but low ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 02, 2011 02:00:00