Bicol pili nuts

Pili Oil: Natural skin care

- Plant oils are very skin compatible. The oils sink into skin, delivering nourishment and helping to protect the skin’s ‘barrier function’ , enabling skin to retain water and stay plumped-up and moisturized. Chemical and nutritional analysis of Pili pulp oil are very similar to olive oil. However, Pili pulp oil has more beta-carotene, a … Continue reading

Bicolano farmer-beneficiary finds ‘gold mine’ in virgin pili nut oil – DAR

MANILA, Philippines (PNA) – An agrarian reform beneficiary in Daraga, Albay has found a “gold mine” in manually extracted virgin pili nut oil he himself developed painstakingly for six months shortly after attending a government-sponsored pili nut food processing course early last year, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said Thursday. Victor Ramon Goyena, 50, … Continue reading

Pili nuts and its uses

The seeds or kernels of pili (Canarium ovatum) are edible nuts, thus, the words “pili nuts” are derived. However, pili nuts are not just for consumption. Let’s first look at the characteristics of pili as well as its uses. Pili tree The pili tree is regarded as an organically grown tree (without any application of … Continue reading

Pili oil: the versatile oil

Few nuts can claim the property of versatility. It is so versatile that aside from being a food product, its oil can be used for cosmetics, massages, and cooking.

Pili nuts

Nuts about Pili nuts

It can be eaten raw, but it is now more popular when it is caramelized, candied, or made crispy or into a molido, mazapan, polvoron, tart, and other confectionaries. Canarium ovatum, otherwise known as the pilinut, has come a long way from the first pilinut candy factory opened in 1936 by Antonio Regidor. According to … Continue reading

The Wonders of Pili Oil

With Pili as its Tree of Hope, Bicol region also takes pride of its PILI OIL, known for its distinct characteristics and various applications. Indeed, pili oil production is an emerging technology that could uplift not only the agriculture sector of the region but also as a source of livelihood. Pili pulp oil is clear … Continue reading

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