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.

 

Cartoons and Anime

Your favorite Cartoons and Anime in Frames

for the benefit of cancer patients’ treatment and hospitalized individuals we are helping

(for Restaurants, Halls and whatever purpose you want it)

There’s more!

You may email me directly for details.

We are willing to partner with Investor to mass produce such items.

Top 100 Favorite Anime

 

  1. Death Note 
  2. Bleach
  3. Fullmetal Alchemist
  4. Naruto
  5. Code Geass – Hangyaku no Lelouch
  6. Elfen Lied
  7. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
  8. Code Geass – Hangyaku no Lelouch R2
  9. Naruto: Shippuuden
  10. Ouran High School Host Club
  11. Neon Genesis Evangelion
  12. Cowboy Bebop
  13. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
  14. Spirited Away
  15. Lucky Star
  16. Soul Eater
  17. Hellsing
  18. Full Metal Panic!
  19. Chobits
  20. Clannad
  21. Fate/stay night
  22. Samurai Champloo
  23. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
  24. Darker than BLACK – Kuro no Keiyakusha
  25. Claymore
  26. Shakugan no Shana
  27. Toradora!
  28. Vampire Knight
  29. Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shambala
  30. D.Gray-man
  31. Princess Mononoke
  32. FLCL
  33. Howl’s Moving Castle
  34. Trigun
  35. Fruits Basket
  36. One Piece
  37. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  38. Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
  39. Blood+
  40. Azumanga Daioh
  41. Rurouni Kenshin
  42. Love Hina
  43. Final Fantasy VII – Advent Children
  44. InuYasha
  45. Air
  46. Zero no Tsukaima
  47. Black Lagoon
  48. K-ON!
  49. Great Teacher Onizuka
  50. Eureka Seven
  51. Dragon Ball
  52. Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
  53. Chrno Crusade
  54. Ergo Proxy
  55. School Rumble
  56. 5 Centimeters per Second
  57. Bleach – Memories of Nobody
  58. Rosario + Vampire
  59. Welcome to the NHK!
  60. Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
  61. Clannad ~After Story~
  62. Wolf’s Rain
  63. Spice and Wolf
  64. Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo
  65. School Days
  66. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai
  67. Tsubasa Chronicle
  68. Kanon (2006)
  69. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009)
  70. D.N.Angel
  71. Vampire Knight Guilty
  72. Kuroshitsuji
  73. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  74. Shakugan no Shana II
  75. Baccano!
  76. Cardcaptor Sakura
  77. Devil May Cry
  78. Ghost in the Shell
  79. Air Gear
  80. Zero no Tsukaima ~Futatsuki no Kishi~
  81. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  82. Mushishi
  83. Serial Experiments Lain
  84. Dragon Ball Z (Original)
  85. Lovely Complex
  86. xxxHOLiC
  87. Akira
  88. Rozen Maiden
  89. Trinity Blood
  90. Cowboy Bebop – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
  91. Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage
  92. Higashi no Eden
  93. Bakemonogatari
  94. Dragon Ball GT
  95. Bleach – The DiamondDust Rebellion
  96. Hellsing Ultimate
  97. Black Cat
  98. Hayate the Combat Butler!
  99. Pokemon
  100. Elfen Lied OVA

Possible Nominations: The Oscar 2010

A source says that Avatar, Up In The Air and The Hurt Locker are expected to dominate the arena.  Nonetheless, the Academy is known to unredictable and/or surprise announcements along the way.  But surely, all the said three films are considered for the best picture chosen few. 

Below Directors are anticipated to battle for the Best Director category:

  • James Cameron
  • Kathryn Bigelow

(for Avatar and The Hurt Locker respectively). Incedentally, the said two are former husband and wife. 

As to anticipated other categories… 

Best Actor nominees are:

  • Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)
  • George Clooney (Up In The Air)
  •  Colin Firth (A Single Man)

Best Actress:

  • Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side)
  • Gabourey Sidibe (Precious)
  • Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia).

Hope is very high for another two:

  • Dame Helen Mirren (The Last Station)
  • Carey Mulligan (An Education)

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Anna Kendrick
  • Vera Farmiga (both from Up in the Air)

Other Hopefuls for Best Picture:

  • Pixar’s Up (comedies and animation)
  • Precious (devastating drama)
  • District 9  (low-budget sci-fi movie set in South Africa)
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • An Education
  • A Single Man

The Blind Side may also be included.

Nominees will be announced on 5:30am (1.30pm GMT).  Ceremony is scheduled on March 7, 2010 to be hosted by Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.

Images are excerpt from Google Images

Top 10 Anime on Animax (Dec 2009)

1. Bleach

2. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

3. Spooky Kitaro

4. InuYasha: The Final Act

5. Gurren Lagann

6. Nodame Cantabile

7. Chibi Maruko Chan

8. God(?) Save Our King!

9. Sergeant Keroro

10. Shakugan no Shana II

Monthly ratings from Astro.

Info from http://star-ecentral.com/news/story.asp?file=/2010/1/10/tvnradio/20100109164306&sec=tvnradio

Who’s the next Spiderman?

Tobey Maguire will no longer wear his known costume in Spider-Man 4.  The news is right that Sony Pictures has announce new development last Monday.   Same with Sam Raimi, he will no longer be directing.  The date also changed to 2012.  Further development will be announce soon! 

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