The Psychological Impact of Social Enterprise

Posted on Dec 5, 2015

Psychological Impact of an SE Bote and...

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Latest Advisory

Posted on Apr 24, 2014

This is to inform you that as of April 22, 2014, MR CHRISTOPHER GONZAGA is no longer an authorized dealer of our brand of Philippine Civet Coffee, ALAMID COFFEE. He is not authorized to transact any kind of business in relation to our products and our company BOTE CENTRAL INC. Should you be contacted by Mr. Gonzaga please inform us through 0917 812 4477 ; 632 805 0713 or email us at alvira.reyes@gmail.com, rea.bote@gmail.com, areyes.bote@gmail.com

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Creating a hands-on soil to cup experience for Filipino coffee farmers

Posted on Oct 17, 2013

Coffee entrepreneurs Basil and Vie Reyes founded Bote Central, a social enterprise that buys coffee beans from local farmers at prices based on fair-trade principles. They are making great progress in reviving the local coffee industry. The couple conceived their business idea during an encounter with a civet cat whilst on a climbing expedition in the Philippines. The civet cat, or the Alamid, as called by the Filipinos, is a very special mammal whose digestive enzymes add a fragrant aroma and unique flavor to...

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Production Guide for Arabica Coffee

Posted on Apr 6, 2012

Production Guide for Arabica Coffee

  This manual was designed to serve as a guide for Arabica coffee cultivation in the Cordillera highlands of the Philippines. It comprises of both theoretical and practical aspects of coffee production, harvest and post-harvest management of Arabica coffee. Keeping in mind the actual needs of Coffee growers in the Cordillera, this production guide presented here has been brought out to transfer improved coffee cultivation techniques to them. It is also intended to help them improve their current coffee...

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Posted on Apr 6, 2012

Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Bote Central’s new website! Stay tuned with the latest updates on the site such as online training as well as improved online store experience. Stay tuned for more…          

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