I refuse to take shortcuts.

Part 1 (Live-cut Harvest Area)

Cavendish Banana Export is one of the top export earners in the Philippines.  But it is not as easy as it sound.  There is no short-cut if you want to succeed in it whether you are a grower-farmer, an exporter-trader or an importer.  I am facilitating this business since 2007, many do not survive as it is not for the painted-heart.  I’ve seen a lot of hopeful business people of all sorts.  Most of us who remain standing learn the hard way.  The process could not be learn from books and from articles written in the internet.  There is no other way but to dive and immerse to the real thing.  You can either lean as a group/company or as individual entrepreneur willing to face the challenges and pitfalls.

I was in the corporate sector with well-rounded experience in admin and corporate services, and an awardee for work excellence … my experience is not enough.  I have earlier background in Advertising and creative arts to support my sales … not enough.  My long years in e-commerce and B2B is not a guarantee that I can easily land a deal nor a safeguard from scams and cheaters.  One could not believe that so many are very good in cheating and scamming, and the ones who are sincere are taken for granted or doubted.  Let me tour you to the basic process in image presentation:

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The center of the center in Cavendish Banana plantation in the Philippines is Davao region.  It expands to other provinces across Mindanao.  Too huge, as far as the eye can seDelicious Sweet Banana from Davao Philipinese and one week is not enough to tour the plantation.  Where in fact, I can say that the plantation total dimension is bigger than a small country like Singapore.

It took me years to find what I am looking for:  Cooperative Well Administer Plantation that can supply according to our standard and tolerance.

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Plantation Area should have quarantined entrance-exit points with guard.  Not all plantation are reliable as not all growers have ample capitalization for a well maintained, well sprayed and well fertilize banana plantation.  Till to this day I am still learning even though I already facilitated export to a number of countries since 2007:  China, Vladivostok Russia, Kuwait, Bulgaria, Iran, Egypt, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, Dubai, etc.

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Good Plant stand with 5 leaves up.

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Professionally Coded both by colored ribbon and markings

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Export quality inspected inside-out, with regular report

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Live-cut harvest (harvest will not start unless our representative supervisor approve what tree to harvest).

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Very careful handling from harvested tree to Aerial Tractor (transport of banana bunches from harvest area to packing-processing plant.

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Please continue to part 2 (Packing Operation)

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You can email us directly for your quote and questions

email:  sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

 

 

We Seek New Long Term Buyers

We are capable to deliver Fresh Quality Cavendish Banana.

email us directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

Pineapples

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Interested buyer/importer can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

Cav Banana, et al

We export all-in pack

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You can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

We also offer Banana Chips, Coconurt  Sugar, Banana Chips, Pineapples, etc.

Size does matter in Cavendish Bananas

 

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Davao Philippines’Cavendish Bananas is known deliciously sweet.

  • Philippine is now the 2nd Largest Exporter of Bananas in the world.
  • The majority of these shipments are destined for the growing regional markets of China, the Middle East and, to a lesser extent, Russia to satisfy their demand for fresh produce
  • Exports of Philippine bananas for the last quarter of this year are expected to rise following China’s lifting of restrictions on Philippine exports early this month.
  • Below are the 15 countries that accounted for the highest dollar value worth of bananas exported from the Philippines during 2015:
  1. Japan: US$176.9 million (40.2% of total bananas imports)
  2. China: $109.2 million (24.8%)
  3. South Korea: $51.6 million (11.7%)
  4. Iran: $33.8 million (7.7%)
  5. United Arab Emirates: $19.2 million (4.4%)
  6. Saudi Arabia: $12.9 million (2.9%)
  7. Kuwait: $8.7 million (2%)
  8. New Zealand: $6.5 million (1.5%)
  9. Hong Kong: $5.2 million (1.2%)
  10. Singapore: $5.1 million (1.2%)
  11. Malaysia: $2.3 million (0.5%)
  12. Taiwan: $2.1 million (0.5%)
  13. North Korea: $1.7 million (0.4%)
  14. Bahrain: $1.1 million (0.2%)
  15. Qatar: $912,000 (0.2%)
  • Among the above countries, the fastest-growing consumers of Philippine bananas exports since 2011 were: Bahrain (up 822.2% in value), Saudi Arabia (up 638.1%), Malaysia (up 312.3%) and Kuwait (up 195.4%).Production system ranges from backyard to highly integrated operation with the latter catering to the export market.
  • Weak demand in the EU.
  • Total import of fruit by the Philippines from 2008 till 2013. The highest volume of imports occurred in 2012 reaching 240,477MT while the lowest was in 2008 to 187,265MT. The average annual growth rate was 3.68% during this time period.
  • Philippine farms produced a total of 8.65m tonnes of bananas valued at P117.15bn ($2.6bn) in 2013, down from a peak of 9.23m tonnes worth P108.13bn ($2.4bn) the previous year, according to PSA data. Concerted efforts over the past two decades to expand banana production have led to the commodity becoming the country’s most valuable crop as well as its most profitable agricultural export.
  • The past years, the yield dramatically been reduced due to destruction brought about by the strong typhoons that hit the country particularly the major producing areas in Mindanao. Another calamity was the most recent “El Nino.”  Nevertheless, these are not typical and Mindanao is not a typhoon belt.
  • Overall, the average annual growth rate was 0.26% and 16%, respectively for production and area for the six-year time period.
  • The farms are generally small in size (1-5 ha) with minimal care resulting to low yield.
  • Big farms are typically managed by Cooperatives, Organizations and Investment Companies

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This business walk an extra mile for its clients.  It literally exist to assist.

Interested importers can email us directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com for further details.

 

Corporate/Business Art

Below are some of my past works:

In PDF formt Document

Brochures and Newsletters:

Video Clip Presentation: 

Arts and Culture:

Social Concern:

Family and Wedding:

The Wedding Video sample is available upon request.

You can email me at denissalvatierra@yahoo.com to get the link.

The maker of these video and presentation clips has more than 5 years experience in the corporate business sector and personal video making, with earlier background in Advertising (Leo Burnett Advertising Agency Philippines).

If you need a video clip, corporate presentation or for your wedding or other use, you may email me directly at denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

(I can accept tasks.  I also make graphic designs and simple website and blogs)

Power Point Presentation:

 There’s more.

Advertising:

After graduating with major in Advertising and Public Relations, I was able to work right away for Leo Burnett Philippines (1989 to 1991) as part of Creative Team that produces Tri Media Advertising for the various clients and corporate companies in the Philippines:  Many of my works then are 7-up Fido Dido point of purchase materials, print advertisement, TV commercial story boards, corporate designs, cards design, calendar design, etc.  My work samples and photographs  then were washed away by flood that happened in our town a few years ago.

Nevertheless, proof of my work and/or certification is available upon request.

Large Size Styro Cut-Outs (part of Window Display):

Event Posters:



Breast Cancer Awareness

About Marriage

Benefits of Agriculture

About Caring for the less fortunate and social justice

Wedding Planning

About Family Start-up and Being a New Mother/Parent

About Angels in Biblical Persfective

Bowling Challenge

Christian Children’s Church

Christian Publication

(I can incorporate photography, lay-outing, photoshop techniques, article writing, newsletter publication, etc.)

Spectacular Colors of Philippine Christmas

Christian Admin

Contemporary Christian Music

(I can incorporate song composition, production, etc.)

Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures

Feast of Tabernacles

Talents

Revival

Rupture

End Times Update

About the Holy Spirit

T-shirt:

 

Multi-Media/Painting (for exhibit):


1. Concept:  Christmas in the Philippines

2. Concept:  Philippines Awesome Destinations  

3. Concept:  Philippine Food and Delicacies

4. Concept:  Philippines Seas and Bio Diversity

5. Concept:  Philippines’ Ancient Golds and Treasures

 

6. Concept:  Philippines Classic Oil Paintings

7. Concept:  Philippines Exotic Animals

8. Concept:  Philippine Festivals

9.  Concept:  Philippine Folk Dance

My earlier exhibited painting photo was washed out by flood that happened on our town year ago. Nevertheless, the title was “Cross Culture” (others I could not recall).

Video Presentation for Business and Personal Archive

I make visual presentation or movie clips for personal, social and business purposes.

(I can accept tasks.  I also make graphic designs and simple website and blogs)

Business/Agricultural Presentation:

Arts and Culture:

Social Concern:

Family and Wedding:

The Wedding Video sample is available upon request.

You can email me at denissalvatierra@yahoo.com to get the link.

The maker of these video and presentation clips has more than 5 years experience in the corporate business sector and personal video making, with earlier background in Advertising (Leo Burnett Advertising Agency Philippines).

If you need a video clip, corporate presentation or for your wedding or other use, you may email me directly at denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

(I can accept tasks.  I also make graphic designs and simple website and blogs)

‘Miss Me Yet?’ Is a Two Birds in One Stone Thing

‘Miss Me Yet?’ billboard was already confirmed to be true (not an internet gimmick).  Obviously, this is political in nature.  Although I am not into such, this I’m sure is more than the usual outdoor advertising.  Big amount surely rolled to creatively conceptualized such suttle plan to divert attention.  It ain’t  ordinary concept to me.  I don’t think this was a work of an ordinary artist either.  This I believed was  from a creative team within a prestigeous Advertising Agency, paid to hit two birds in one stone. 

If you will ask me who did or who paid it and what is the purpose,

your guess is as good as mine.

The photo is excerpt from Google Images

Dockers’ Free Pants is Intriguing

The internet world was shaken by the Dockers Bowl ad.  Better you yourself visit Dockers.com/freepants to try to win your own Dockers free pants  www.dockers.com/freepants

Not The Usual Pepsi Campaign

Winds seem to blow on a different direction for Pepsi these days.  Strange, Pepsi now invites the Public to Do Good J.  The shift was in line with the intention to truly walking the walk,” as mentioned by Lee Clow, chief creative officer and global director for media arts at the Pepsi-Cola agency, TBWA Worldwide in Los Angeles, part of the Omnicom Group. 

Pepsi is known to promote socialization.  It can be seen to their previous celebrity endorsers and various form of advertising campaign.   Lately, the brand penetrated Facebook and Twitter to influence consumers to help Pepsi support social causes. 

Pepsi-Cola is formally introduced an ambitious campaign named the Pepsi Refresh Project, aimed at doing well by doing good.  The consumer public is expected to benefit in Pepsi’s intention to donate around $20 million by the end of the year through various channels as health, arts and culture, the environment and education. 

Suggestions for Pepsi Refresh grants can be submitted each month to a web site (refresheverything.com), where computer users can subsequently vote on the ideas suggested during the previous month.  As seen on “Today” show NBC, Kevin Bacon and Demi Moore appeared and help seek votes for their pet causes.  Mr. Bacon will promote SixDegrees.org, and Ms. Moore Girls Educational & Mentoring Services. There will also be paid pitches for the project on “Today” and its Web site as part of an agreement with a marketing unit of NBC Universal named Women@NBCU (also includes properties like USA Network, Bravo and Oxygen). 

As per mentioned by Lauren Zalaznick, women’s lifestyle and entertainement networks at NBC Universal in New York, target audience is comprise by female high school and college students along with women ages 18 to 54, among them the mothers “we call ‘P.T.A. trend-setters’ ” who influence their peers.  All these are in partnership with AOL, Facebook, Hulu, MTV Networks, Yahoo and Parade.  As also mentioned, Advertising for this cause will be digital. 

Coca-Cola (major competitor) somehow also moves in the same direction as it intends to donate a dollar to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America each time a visitor to the Coca-Cola fan page on Facebook (facebook.com/livepositively) shares a virtual Coke gift.  The two soft drinks giant showing is highlighting their philantrophy effort these days.  In comparisson, PepsiCo executives pointed out that Coke is capping its donations at $500,000, compared with the budget for the Pepsi Refresh Project of more than 40 times that.  Katie Bayne, chief marketing officer at Coca-Cola North America in Atlanta, responded that the “single-month contribution” represents only “a portion of the almost $60 million in cash and in-kind donations” that the company has made to the clubs “in just the last 14 years.”

Images are excerpt from Google Images

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