5 months First shipment of young coconuts to US in July MB |Biz
By Madelaine B. Miraflor The Philippines is hoping to make the first shipment of young coconuts to the United States by July, a top agriculture official said. This, as the Department of Agriculture (DA) now starts efforts to make sure there is enough quality supply for the said product. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the DA plans to hold its ceremonial first shipment of the green coconut to the US in July when a Philippine delegation, which he will lead, visits the sorghum and garlic production areas of America. During a recently held bilateral meeting, Jill ... more