The truth about Ramar Foods’ Magnolia Ice Cream in the USA. Watch the video below from the real Magnolia Ice Cream of the Philippines.
Note that Ramar Foods is NOT the Magnolia ice cream you knew growing up in the Philippines. Always check the label.
Strongly recommended: Doing Business in Tagalog
List of major companies in Philippines:
OIL & GAS
– Clara Ole
– San Marino
– Aling Conching
– WL Food Products
– Universal Robina Corporation (Jack n Jill)
Philippine food and beverage products being shopped to South Korean companies as of April 2016:
The Filipino food company Clara Ole is named in honor of Clara, the wife of Mr. Ruben Sysu, who is the founder of Sysu International, Inc. Continue reading “Clara Ole”
Originally posted in February 2010.
Century Pacific Group is the Philippines’ largest exporter of canned and pouched tuna to companies in USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The company exports canned tuna to Europe and the US, where they are privately branded. It is also the market leader in its product sector in China.
Locally, their brands 555, Lucky and Blue Bay enjoy close to a 20% market share for canned sardines akin to that of its competitors Ligo and Youngstown. Their canned tuna brands Century Tuna, Fresca and Bluebay collectively hold the dominant market share in the Philippines.
555 Carne Norte (corned beef)
Argentina corned beef
Angel canned milk
Posted in July 2009.
The economy of the Philippines is an anomaly in the Asia-Pacific region in that it has lagged behind other economies, such as those of Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. From a position as one of the wealthiest countries in Asia after World War II, the Philippines is now one of the poorest. Since the 1970s, which were a relatively prosperous decade, the Philippines has failed to achieve a sustained period of rapid economic growth and has suffered from recurring economic crises. This persistent underperformance has occurred in spite of the Philippines’ rich natural and human resources.
Continue reading “Overview of the Philippine Economy”
In 2004, the United States issued a list of 300 products from the Philippines that had failed to meet standards set by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and were therefore banned from entering the US.