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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.

HEIRLOOM RICE, ENDANGERED SPECIES PROTECTED BY DA

By: Chit U. Juan
It’s not about saving the Banaue Rice Terraces as a tourist spot but saving the rice varieties that grow on it, as well as those in other towns of I ...

WHERE ARE THE FARMERS’ MARKETS IN YOUR CITY?

By: Chit U. Juan
It’s always a good experience to be able to visit markets here and abroad. I mean farmers’ markets where they sell a lot of local vegetables and fru ...

SLOW FOOD MEETS SLOW TRAVEL

By: Chit U. Juan
Slow food has evolved into a bigger cause Four years after displaying and showing the consumers about Ark of Taste, the Slow Food Manila group has e ...

FARM TO TABLE IN YANGON

By: Chit U. Juan
I have always known Yangon to have fresh produce that are naturally-grown because you can taste the sweetness of their tomatoes used for garnishes, ...
ECHOSTORE: Gifting Ideas 2016

SLOW FOOD MANILA LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE GASTRONOMY

By: Chit U. Juan
Since 2014, World Food Expo (WOFEX) has been supporting Slow Food Manila and the other Slow Food communities through the exhibition of Ark of Taste ...

HOW TO BE VEGETARIAN…OR WHY YOU SHOULD TRY IT EVEN FOR JUST A WEEK

By: Chit U. Juan
I therefore conclude that if you skip meat, eat rice and bread, and eat spicy, you may not gain weight. At least, that’s what happened during my las ...

PASSION MAKES A GOOD AND GREEN BUSINESS

By: Chit U. Juan
Alomah’s Place—the owners have found meanings to these words—A love for mountain and horses and People love and cherish experience. And truly, these ...

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