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Burger King's African expansion continues, Jollibee eyes Canada and Europe, MOD Pizza gets investment - foodservice focus, November 2016 7 Dec 2016

November saw Burger King open its latest market in Africa, Philippines-based foodservice giant Jollibee indicate plans to enter Canada and Europe and MOD Pizza, the US fast-casual chain, raise more finance for expansion.


Analysis: URC's two-pronged strategy for NZ snacks firm Griffin's 5 Aug 2014

Universal Robina Corp. appears to have two main areas of focus for Griffin's Foods - launching the New Zealand snacks maker's products in south-east Asia and using the business's presence in Australia to enter that country's own-label business. Dean Best looks at the Philippines-based group's plans.


just the facts - ice cream in the Philippines 7 Apr 2010

As Nestle announces more investment in its ice cream business in the Philippines, just-food and Euromonitor outlines the top ten facts on the country's ice cream sector.

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H1 sales, earnings up at San Miguel Pure Foods 16 Aug 2017

San Miguel Pure Foods, the Philippines-based meat-to-dairy supplier, has reported higher first-half sales and profits.


UK secures deal to export beef to Philippines 11 Aug 2017

The UK has struck a deal to export beef to the Philippines, more than two decades after shipments were banned due to concerns over BSE.


Century Pacific profit increase aided by OEM export recovery 7 Aug 2017

Century Pacific Food of the Philippines booked an increase in first-half profit due to growth in its branded consumer foods business and a strong recovery in exports from the original equipment manufacturer segment.


Universal Robina H1 profits fall on home discomfort 7 Aug 2017

Philippines-based group Universal Robina Corp. has posted a fall in first-half profits amid a drop in domestic beverage sales and spending the company has made in Vietnam to revitalise its local business after a product recall last year.


Del Monte Pacific FY underlying profits up on sales dip 30 Jun 2017

Produce group Del Monte Pacific has reported higher underlying annual profits despite a dip in sales, with the company, listed in Singapore and the Philippines, pointing to a "strong performance" from its business in Asia.


Fresh Del Monte, Del Monte Pacific strike chilled JV 28 Jun 2017

US-based Fresh Del Monte and Asia-based peer Del Monte Pacific have settled legal action between the two businesses and moved to form a joint venture to market chilled products in the retail sector.


Century Pacific Food Q1 profits up 10% 11 May 2017

Century Pacific Food, the largest canned food company in the Philippines, saw its first-quarter net income grow 10%.


Universal Robina Corp. reports mixed first quarter 11 May 2017

Universal Robina Corp. has said its top-line grew by 8% in the first quarter of 2017 although cost inflation, exchange rates and the lingering impact of a drinks recall in Vietnam weighed on the Philippines-based food and beverage group's profits.


San Miguel Pure Foods Q1 profits jump 10 May 2017

Philippines-based San Miguel Pure Foods saw its profits rise by a fifth in the first quarter of 2017, boosted by rising sales and easing commodity costs.


Philippines licence to Conagra's Hunt's goes to Century Pacific Food 2 May 2017

The Philippines licence to Conagra Brands' Hunt's brand has been acquired by local canned food group Century Pacific Food.