North Star, DA partner to support local pig farming communities
North Star Meat Merchants Inc., one of the biggest fresh frozen food retailers found in modern trade, signed an agreement with the Department of Agriculture (DA) to support small sized pig farmers in the hopes to bolster the local pig farming economy and help them recover from the onslaught of the African Swine Fever (ASF).
DA, North Star partner for contract growing arrangement of INSPIRE beneficiaries
The Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the North Star Meat Merchants, Inc. (NSMMI) to intensify DA’s initiative in restoring vibrant situation of local hog industry through its Integrated National Swine Production Initiatives for Recovery and Expansion (INSPIRE) and Bantay African Swine Fever sa Barangay” (BABay ASF) program. On January […]
Meat company tapped to help hog industry recover from ASF
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it signed a memorandum of understanding with North Star Meat Merchants, Inc., which will help hog growers refresh their depleted herds after the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak. The DA said North Star, with the department’s assistance, will monitor small hog growers, link them to feed companies, and facilitate […]
Importance of retailing in agribusiness
As a long-time advocate of agricultural development, I am glad to see in all the platforms of the candidates for President in the May 2022 elections a high priority given to improving agricultural productivity. I must remind them, however, that agriculture is more than farming.
North Star Meat plans to put up more distribution hubs
MEAT RETAILER North Star Meat Merchants, Inc. is planning to establish distribution hubs in Iloilo and Palawan as part of its expansion efforts, the company’s chief executive officer said.