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Iloilo hog raisers receive weighing scale from Pilmico

Pilmico Foods Corp. and Aboitiz Foundation Inc. turned over a dial mechanical hog scale (300 kg) to an association of livestock raisers in Barangay Madong, Janiuay Iloilo.
The event officially kicked off the company’s efforts to equip backyard farmers around the country with weighing scales, which is an essential tool that will address the high cost of weighing live hogs for livestock producers. The scale will benefit more than 30 members who are backyard farmers.

 

“Ang pagtitipon na ito ay simula ng aming malawakang proyektong pangkabuhayan. Sa mga susunod na buwan, iikot kami sa buong bansa upang magpamahagi ng mga timbangan sa tulad ninyong mga magbababoy para makatulong sa pag-asenso at paglago ng inyong kita.”

–Apol Castro, Vice President for Strategy, Business Development and Corporate Responsibility of Pilmico.

English translation:

“This event kicks off our nationwide livelihood project to equip you, our Partners, with essential tools that will help make your business grow further. “

Present during the ceremony were the association’s president, Renato Habana, and vice president, Dioscoro Belmas.