Posts Tagged pork supply

DA confirms arrival of 2,000 hogs from South Cotabato firm at Vitas Port, Manila

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has confirmed the arrival of 2,000 hogs from a South Cotabato firm at the Vitas Port, Pier 18, in Tondo, Manila on...

DA to investigate alleged diversion, overpricing of pork supply

Marje Pelayo   •   February 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Reports have reached the Department of Agriculture (DA) that hog supplies from Mindanao supposed to be delivered to markets in Metro Manila are being diverted to other...

PH gov’t to tackle supply woes in food security summit – Palace

Robie de Guzman   •   February 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The executive branch of the government has called for a food security summit to discuss current issues affecting the agriculture industry, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry...

Palace assures gov’t action for sufficient supply of pork

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang has assured the public that government agencies are taking steps to ensure that the supply of pork products will be sufficient amid the ongoing pork holiday. Presidential Spokesperson...

DA sets SRP for wholesale pork

Marje Pelayo   •   February 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Government officials conducted a price inspection in several markets to determine if the mandated price cap is being followed. With the supply from Mindanao and Visayas in...

Meat vendors eye ‘pork, chicken holiday’ amid 60-day price cap

Marje Pelayo   •   February 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The implementation of the 60-day price ceiling on pork and chicken products in Metro Manila will take effect on Monday (February 8). However, several stakeholders in the...

Duterte approves review on pork importation expansion

Marje Pelayo   •   February 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The country’s pork supply has been greatly affected by the impact of African Swine Fever (ASF) resulting in skyrocketing prices of pork products hitting even higher than...

DA to subsidize hog shipments to Metro Manila

Marje Pelayo   •   February 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — One of the interventions that the Department of Agriculture (DA) is planning on carrying out to minimize the cost of transporting hogs to Metro Manila is to...

Cebu Province halts export of live hogs, sows for 6 months

Marje Pelayo   •   February 1, 2021

CEBU, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has issued an order effective Monday (February 1) prohibiting the exportation of sows and live hogs from any point of Cebu Province amid the...

DA warns penalty vs traders taking advantage of tight pork supply

Robie de Guzman   •   January 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar on Tuesday issued a stern warning against traders and wholesalers who “unreasonably” jack up prices of food items, particularly pork....

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