Friday, June 21, 2019

RETURN VISIT OF NEW HOPE LIUHE CO., LTD. TO PAGASA OFFICE

In the morning of June 21, 2019, upon the request of the Bureau of Investments under the DTI, PAGASA welcomed Mr. Robin Yao, Head of Overseas Investment and Development of New Hope Liuhe Co., Ltd. (established in 1998) to their office.  The Company offers meat products such as smoked duck breast and roasted duck legs, ham sausages under the Meihao brand, livestock feeds under the Liuhe brand and chilled fresh pork under the Qianxihe brand.  In the Philippines, they have existing products facilities for animal and aqua feeds in Tarlac, Bulacan and Isabela.  For this reason, STC invited to the Meeting Jesse Cham, President of the Meat Importers and Traders Association (MITA). Also present were Liuhe’s interpreter and Ms. Marie Joy I. Lucas, BOI’s international Investments Promotions Service staff.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

PRA’s RETAILER AND SHOPPING CENTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

PAGASA’s STC was invited to grace the annual Retailer & Shopping Center of the Year Awards on 20 June 2019 at Solaire Casino and Resort.  As usual, STC was a presenter for one of the Awards. This year’s Supermarket of the Year Award went to Robinsons Supermarket. The President’s Award for Retailer of the Year went to Mr. Tony Tan Caktiong of the Jollibee Group of Fastfood Restaurants. Host for the evening was crowd favorite RJ Ledesma.

 

 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

BRIEFING OF SPEAKER FOR NRCE 2019’s SUPERMARKET BREAK-OUT SESSION

On 6 June 2019, PAGASA’s STC invited Dra. Elinor T. Roquel of G. T. Nutripharma,  Inc. for coffee (with her husband) and briefed her regarding what to talk about regarding Product Safety at NRCE’s Supermarket Track come August.  With him is PRA’s Archelle Aira Villanueva.

Monday, June 3, 2019

POWWOW ON NRCE 2019 WITH THE CHAIRMAN

On June 3, 2019, the Chairman for the Conference side of the PRA’s National Retail Conference and Exhibition (NRCE ’19), Golden ABC Inc.’s Bryan T. Liu (son of former PRA Pres. Bernie Liu) called for a meeting at his Head Office with the core organizers of the Conference: PAGASA’s STC, LVC-Asia, Inc.’s Bryan Joe M. Valencia and the Secretary- General of the Phil. Retailers Assn. Evelyn Balmeo-Salire and PRA Senior Project Officer Archelle Aira Villanueva. Golden ABC, Inc. runs the popular clothes chain Penshoppe, Oxygen, Forme, Memo, Regatta, Tyler and the direct selling outfit Red Logo.