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ARMM top fish producer in PH

By Philippine News Agency The five-province, two-city Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) was the top fish-producing region in the country in 2016, the Philippine…


Smart strategy in rabbits as agribusiness

By Zac B. Sarian In farming, as in any other business, there are those who succeed as well as those who fail. And those who…


Seed firm joins FNRI to fight malnutrition

By Zac B. Sarian A leading seed company in the Philippines has started collaborating with the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) to promote proper…

ASHITABA POWDER – First, the Ashitaba tea was developed and popularized in the Philippines after the plant was introduced by Mrs. Adela Ang a few years ago. Ashitaba tea is now a very popular beverage sold nationwide. Now comes the Ashitaba powder also developed by Mrs. Ang which has many uses. It can be used in making Ashitaba capsules or it can be used to fortify many food products that include noodles, pandesal, ice cream, polvoron, rice being cooked, champorado, arroz caldo and many others. It can also be added to soups to make them more nutritious.

Ashitaba powder has many uses

More and more uses are being developed from the Ashitaba, botanically known as Angelica keiski, which is reputed to possess various elements that are beneficial…