I just supplied Mango Puree Factory

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I just came from a week long Mango harvest and packing operation for the benefit of my Puree/IQF factory client.  Standard for Puree/IQF processing are not that strict in terms of mango skin appearance unlike what we saw on marketplace and supermarkets.  Below are our classification:

  • Class C – Puree/IQF Processing
  • Class B – We delivered them to local marketplace and supermarkets
  • Class A – Export quality

We segregate during harvest

 

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Philippine mangoes now cost high (off season) yet Puree/IQF and other related manufacturers  has high demands.

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

 

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Rice Wholesale-Retail Trading BizPlan

 

I again did a Rice Wholesale-Retail Business Plan per request of a Cavitena  (Filipina).  It’s not a “pwede na yan” or copy-paste thing as I immersed, researched a lot and did actual field interviews. Most of the request came from OFW as they can use it to loan capital at OWA.

I can now provide a more detailed and updated Rice Wholesale-Retail Business Plan

Like what I did for other requesting party, I made it as realistic as possible and tailored made, reader friendly and you can already start with your business as there are step by step guide and pricing.

If you are going to pursue your desired business, I need to ask where are you base and where do you intend to establish your Rice Trading business? 

I ask because the location is important.  Price also fluctuates regularly.

Most who earlier requested are OFW as they are using it to acquire loan at OWA.  I also receive request from Foreigners.  Are you an OFW?  

My Business Plan are far different  from works of other maker (“tumbok mo agad through a step by step guide how to start right away.  Kita mod din agad ang expenses and income as I did field research and actual operation study).  I also visited miller suppliers plan and study variety sample as shown photos.

I won’t pretend to know it all but I have more than enough experience for your requirement.

Other requests in the past are are as follows:

  • Moringa Cultivation and Processing Feasibility and Business Plan
  • Cavendish Banana Farming and Export Potential
  • Software and Hardware Development
  • There’s more

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Email me directly at denissalvatierra@ysembawangtrading.co@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

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Old Fashioned Miniature Houses and Wood crafts

My arts is non-traditional.  This time, I am desiring for a craft that is also a potential business:

  • Birds House
  • Miniature Toy House
  • Cabinet House
  • Other related

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They maybe old fashioned but this kind of craft are close to the heart of people, especially the children and promote values.  As such, there is a market for these and if given the fund grant, it will take a long way in terms of income and return on investment.

Yes, machine made Christmas decors from China are cheaper but handcrafted are still prefer by many as they are natural and heartwarming.  If given the chance, I intend to establish a store for such soon.  If I will be supported by a grantee or investor, online shop is also possible.

I do not claim ownership to the actual designs and photos.  Images are excerpted.

 

 

People will still buy Philippine Cavendish Bananas no matter what

Packing14Can’t believe the crazy pricing and fluctuation in Cavendish Banana import-export industry.  Buyer still buy even price is crazy high.

We now seek new long term buyers.  Interested buyers can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com for further details.  See below for actual operation video clips

 

 

 

 

Cheap Creative Services

Help me help youI am more of an entrepreneur now than an artist.  Come to think of it, I was able to 1nestablished an export-trading business through just capitalizing on my skills and experience in the arts, corporate admin and basic international exposure.  I am willing to offer my services to those who need it:

  • Feasibility Study (my work has been requested in Asia, African countries and selected European countries for years now)
  • Business Plan
  • Product Sourcing
  • Business Registration (Preferably in the Philippines)
  • Creative Sales or Services (e.g. basic website development, brochures, pamphlet, logo, company profile, Trademark, Letterhead, other related)
  • Sales Support or List of Buyers for a particular products
  • Brand/Trademark design and/or Registration
  • Boosting of Sales through online Sales through online Trade Sites (e.g. Alibaba, tradekey, etc.)
  • Finding buyers from China and other countries
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Critical Areas in Business Losses Prevention
  • I do the sales myself most of the time.
  • Export Sales List and Mapping to counter cheating and non-compliance to agreement
  • Presentation or Video clip.
  • Investment opportunities
  • Others (you may mention your requirement; I will reply if workable on my part)

“Help me help you!”

You may inquire at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

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

Medicinal Plants Common to Philippine Soil

The most famous and highly demanded at this point as far as I know is…

  1. Moringa also called as Malunggay andHorse Radish (Moringa Oleifera Lam)

Leaves

  • Human Food
  • Animal Feeds
  • Natural Medicine
  • Better source of mother’s milk
  • Fertility enhancer
  • Natural pesticide
  • Viand and Delicacy ingredients

Pods

  • Human Food
  • Natural Medicine
  • Source of Seeds

Seeds

  • Edible Oil/Biofuel/Perfume Oil
  • Source of moringa seedling
  • Cosmetics and skin care ingredients
  • Fertilizer
  • Water Purifier
  • Medicine
  • Animal feeds

Flower

  • Medicine
  • Health Drink

Roots, Bark and Gum

  • Medicine
  • Alley Cropping

To those who have not known of moringa’s nutritional value, below is miracle like benefits…

= 7 x more Vitamin C than Orange

= 4 x more Vitamin A than Carrots

= 4 x more Calcium than Milk

= 3 x more Potassium than Banana

= 3 x more Iron than Spinach

= 3 x more Vitamin E than Almond

More on Health Benefits

  • Dietary benefits in response to increased health consciousness in US/EU, moringa being low in trans-fatty acids
  • High oleic acid content good emollient
  • Nutritional benefits ideal particularly for dietary supplements

Moringa Oil Benefits

  • Low iodine value (better than diesel)
  • Low cetane (ignition) number (better than both coconut fat and diesel)
  • Cost is comparable to alternatives (e.g. Soybean oil)
  • Could potentially obtain carbon credits in future, which would further enhance value of planting Moringa

On my own observation and opinion, having a farm or manufacturing for moringa products is one of the most profitable and fulfilling among other medicinal plants.   Employment and income potential will reach as far as distant rural areas and native’s locations. It will even benefit other functions: truck drivers, port operators, others. As to our study, this will benefit 100 plus direct and indirect workers in its 1-3 years of start-up operations, not to mention the number of people to work for suppliers, logistics, health workers to provide medical support for our workers, etc.

Moringa also helps purify water and offer cheaper alternative to mechanical filtration.  Study shows that moringa is better than in bio fuel source and technology. Moringa trees grow easily from seeds or cuttings. They grow quickly even in poor soil and bloom 8 months after planting.

I currently desire to put up a farm in Tagaytay Philippines.  I can provide a credible business plan for enthusiast or if you are willing for a joint venture investment.   My business plan and proposal is available upon request at my direct e-mail denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

2.Balanoi also called as Sweet Basil (Ocimum Basilicum L.) 

Good alternative cure for cough and dizziness

Preparation and use:  For dizziness, crush enough fresh leaves with our fingers and sniff them.  As a decoction for cough, boil eight tablespoons of fresh leaves in two glasses of water for 15 minutes or until the liquid is reduced to half.  Divide the decoction into eight parts and take of part, three times a day.

3. Oregano also called as Broad Leaf Thyme (Coleus Amboinicus Lour)

Good alternative cure for Respiratory ailments like cough, asthma and bronchitis

Preparation and use:  Squeeze juice of the leaves.  Take one teaspoon every hour for adults. For children above 2 years old, 3 to 4 teaspoons a day.

4. Banaba (Lagerstroemia Speciosa L.)

Good alternative cure for Abdominal pains and known effective for those with stones or problems with urine

Preparation and use:  It is prepared and taken as a tea as a general tonic.  Exact dosage for other uses not yet available.

5. Makabuhay (Tinospora rumphi Boerl)

Good alternative cure for Indigestion, diarrhea, fever, skin wounds and as an ointment for rheumatism.  It should not be given to patients with cardiac disorders and those suffering from fever due to typhoid and pneumonia; pregnant women, children below weak individuals.

Preparation and use:  Wash and chop ½ glass of stem.  Sauté chopped stem on low fire for about five minutes in one glass of coconut oil.  Remove the stems then and half a glass of grated white candle wax.  When the wax is melted, pour into clean bottle and label.  Use the ointment over the whole body, save the face area, for three consecutive nights.

6. Balbas pusa also called as Cat’s whiskers (Orthosiphon Aristatus [Blume] Mig)

Good alternative cure for Gout and Renal Disorders

Preparation and use:  Dosage for decoction and other crude drug preparation has not yet been established.

7. Tanglad also called as Lemon Grass (Andropogon Citrus DC)

Good alternative cure for Stomach discomfort, toothache, sprain, vomiting and ringworm

Preparation and use:  To make a liniment, boil equal amounts of chopped leaves and roots with freshly made coconut oil.  This can also serve as insect repelant to make an infusion, mix four ounces of the grass to one pint of boiling water.  To keep away  mosquitos, plant it around your house or place crushed leaves on your window sills.

8. Luyang Dilaw also called as Turmeric (Curcuma Longa L.)

Good alternative cure for Wounds and Swelling

Preparation and use:  To make an ointment, wash the ginger.  There is no need to peel it.  Chop the rhizomes to fill half a glass of water.  Sauté with one glass of coconut oil on low heat for five minutes.  Place in a clean bottle and label.  To use as an antiseptic for wounds, extract juice of the fresh rhizome and apply directly on the wounds or swelling.  For gas pain in adults, boil a thumb-sized rhizome in a glass of water until it becomes ½ glass.  Drink the decoction.

9. Saluyot (Corchorus Capsularis L.)

Good alternative cure for Chronic Inflammation or urinary bladder

Preparation and use:  Incorporate the leaves in vegetable dishes and soups.  Dosage for decoction and other crude drug preparation has not yet been established.

10.  Takip Kuhol also called as Asiatic Pennywort (Centella Asiatica L.)

Good alternative cure for Wounds and skin Sores

Preparation and use:  The sap of the leaves is used on wounds and skin sores.  Rich in Vitamin B, it can be eaten as a salad or vegetable dish.  Dosage for specific conditions not yet established.

Other known medicinal plants

11.  Lagundi (Vitex negundo)

12.  Yerba Buena (Mentha cordifolia opiz)

13.  Sambong (Blumea balsamifera)

14.  Tsaang Gubat (Carmona refusa)

15.  Ampalaya (Momordica charantia)

16.  Niyug-niyogan (Quisqualis Indica)

17.  Bayabas (Psidium Guajava)

18.  Akapulko (Cassia alata)

19.  Ulasimang bato (Peperomia Pellucida)

20.  Bawang (Allium sativum)

A Philippine pharmacopeia released in 2004 lists 30 priority crude plant drugs backed up by validated studies here and abroad.  Excluding the first 10 DOH approved plants.  The list includes:  Dita bark, sinta herb, kintsay leaf, sampaguita flower,  ipil-ipil seeds, makahiya herb, apatot fruit, malungay bark, ikmo leaf, paminta, oregano leaf, mayana leaf, Granada rind, romero leaf, akasya leaf, duhat bark, sampalok pulp, maabuhay stem, ginger and banaba.  The list will be updated every five years.  There are also ongoing studies in university laboratories for atis, for possible bio-pesticide use; gmamela, a skin salve and rejuvenator; alibunyog, antibacterial; banago, anti fungal; and mangagaw, a possible treatment for dengue fever among others.

Philippines host some of the most diverse flora in the world.  About 1,500 of over 13,000 plant species in the county have identified medicinal value.

I desire to propagate some of the plants but lacking on capital and own farm to do such.  If given the break and chance, we want to joint venture with investor grantee so we can lease a farm lot of our own.  Our business plan proposal is available upon request at our e-mail  denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

Thank you to Monica Feria for his writings, to where my inspiration in coming up with this blog came.

Photos are excerpt from Google Images