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Testing the Limit of Starbucks Warmth in the Philippines

A couple of things immediately stand out when referring to Starbucks. For one, the company is understandably proud of its baristas. This Seattle-born company is passionate about coffee but if we consider that Filipinos have not always consumed coffee at the Starbuck’s price range, it’s easy to see that service and ambiance are important factors why patrons flock to Starbucks.

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Food Safety Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10611): Full Text

[See also Primer on the Food and Safety Act of 2013]

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10611

AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE FOOD SAFETY REGULATORY SYSTEM IN THE COUNTRY TO PROTECT CONSUMER HEALTH AND FACILITATE MARKET ACCESS OF LOCAL FOODS AND FOOD PRODUCTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

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Get to Know the Food Business

Food is a good business. In good times and bad, going into the food business is always a safe bet, the prevailing wisdom goes. It requires low capital and could easily be started from home. It could even start as a simple hobby, morphing into a full-time business as soon as demand hits a tipping point. Continue reading