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Chit U. Juan

Social Entrepreneur. Green advocate. Coffee Crusader and Advocate for Women Empowerment through Business.
She has started many businesses and among them are a coffee shop chain, a Filipino quick service restaurant, a farm to table restaurant, and a natural and organic store called ECHOstore, which now has 9 branches on its 10th year.
She also co-founded GREAT Women Showroom and Cafe which now plans to expand to the ASEAN region
Chit Juan is the founder of the PH chapters of International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA), the Women Corporate Directors (WCD), and Slow Food Manila. She now also serves as Councilor for the Slow Food International Congress representing Southeast Asia.
She is President and Co-Chair of the Philppine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI), a member of the ASEAN Coffee Federation.
Aside from Green Lane of ManilaSpeak, she also writes for Starweek magazine, the Philippine Tatler’s Traveller magazine, and online portal ph.asiatatler.com.

SPED TEACHING TO SPEED COOKING

By: Chit U. Juan
Waya Araos-Wijangco never thought she would be cooking for the rest of her life. After all, it was her father who cooked Mechado (beef stew) and she ...

DON’T PANIC, IT’S ORGANIC?

By: Chit U. Juan
But is it really organic? If you will pay just a little extra it may as well be really organic. I asked a friend who’s vegetarian where she gets her ...

WHEN IN TAIWAN, TEA OR COFFEE?

By: Chit U. Juan
It used to be that when we went to Taipei or Tokyo, we would ask for hot tea. On a recent trip to Taipei and visiting the Taiwan Coffee Show, my ide ...

WILD ABOUT SALMON

By: Chit U. Juan
When we talk about sustainable fish, we are always confused about what is sustainable and what is not. I recently traveled with a college batchmate ...
ECHOSTORE: Gifting Ideas 2016

SUSPENDED IN NATURE

By: Chit U. Juan
I recently went to Vancouver for a college reunion, and since we were reliving our younger years, we planned some adventure trips around the city an ...

HOW TO PRODUCE HEALTHIER EMPLOYEES

By: Chit U. Juan
“What should I do to make my team healthy?” A high-ranking young IT executive asked me this at the sidelines of a business forum. Having heard that ...

TOKYO VIA TSUKIJI

By: Chit U. Juan
I could eat here every single day. Tsukiji Fish Market is more than just fish now. The food stalls have expanded to include Japan favorites like Wag ...

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