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Guess Who Dropped by the Leon’s Lounge…

Regional Director Rob Alabado messaged me early in the week if I can come out of my cheese production to meet a Singaporean chef. This kind of request is not new from RD Rob. He usually drops by with some guests or arranges for a visit for his guests. I casually walked in and saw, Read more...

Welcome 2017!

On behalf of our team, I thank you for a wonderful 2016. The year saw so many improvements in production, processing, labeling as well as a few addition to the product line. The pasture management team opened new areas for improved forage and we are now fully on TMR (total mixed ration) with the importation Read more...

Ingrid officially joins Team Malagos Farmhouse!

Since Ingrid P. Puentespina turned 11, she had been my official apprentice. Mostly after ballet class during summer, she would eagerly learn the rudiments of cheese making. And not just cheese making mind you, she cleaned large pots like the next guy. She also took Good Manufacturing Practices seminars and got to represent the company Read more...

Credit Card now accepted at the Leon’s Lounge for your shopping convenience!

For the longest time, the Leon’s Lounge only do cash transactions. Being a small village store in the heart of Davao City, everyone seems to know every body and use of credit card requests were not significantly high. At the middle of the year when Davao was propelled to the center of relevant news, we Read more...

Snow Storm in Spring 2016

Snow Storm in Spring 2016 Last April, I visited Canada upon the invitation of the Commercial Attaché of the Canadian Embassy in Manila, Ms. Maria Januszczak, to attend the Canadian Dairy Expo (CDX) in Stratford, Ontario. I was met by Robert ‘Bob” Lang of Rural Routes International, Ltd. And Bob, sometimes I would call him Read more...

Mongolia on my Mind

Mongolia on my Mind… I was fascinated with the thought of fermented mare milk for a national beverage. But that was not the reason I went to Mongolia last May. I was one of the two Filipino delegates nominated to attend a workshop on Total Productivity Maintenance sponsored by the Asian Productivity Organization. Twenty four Read more...

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