U.S. Company Pirates Filipino Brand Magnolia

San Miguel is not allowed to sell Magnolia Ice Cream in the United States. Do you know why?

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Filipino Food In the News

On the butter, margarine and cheese (BMC) issue, San Miguel wins in court against Ramar Foods, the USA company that pirated the Magnolia brand from the Philippines.

Despite that victory on the BMC issue, San Miguel is still prohibited by United States law from using the Magnolia brand name for ice cream and related frozen dessert products in the United States.

Any “Magnolia ice cream” you see in the USA is not produced by the company from the Philippines. It is the OMGpeke version manufactured by Ramar Foods of California.

To add to the ludicrousness of the situation, a representative of this OMGpeke company Ramar Foods registered “Filipino Food Movement” as a corporation in California in August 2015.

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The truth about Ramar Foods’ Magnolia Ice Cream in the USA. Watch the video below from the real Magnolia Ice Cream of the Philippines.

Ramar Foods is NOT the Magnolia ice cream you knew growing up in the Philippines. Always check the label.

Reactions of Filipino Americans upon finding out that Magnolia Ice Cream in the United States is not related to the San Miguel Magnolia Ice Cream they grew up eating in the Philippines:
https://storify.com/filamericans/magnolia-ice-cream-usa

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