Benefit Diffusion and Linkage Development in the Philippine Tropical Fruits Sector


Del Monte, on the other hand, has an arrangement with Davao Packaging Corp. -- a sister company of TADECO -- for its boxes and other packing materials and with Mindanao Corrugated (MINCORR)-- a subsidiary of San Miguel Corp. -- for box manufacturing.

Lapanday is also vertically integrated. Global Fruits Corp. manages, grows and packs bananas. Lapanday Biotrends is in charge of tissue cultures. Lapanday Packaging Corp./ Macondray is into production of plastic packing materials and is currently constructing its box plant which will be in full operation before th e end of 2005. Meanwhile, they toll manufacture with Steniel Mindanao Packing Co rp.. The cold storage requirements are provided by the Davao Cold Storage Corp. located in Madaum wharf in Tagum City. Th e Mindanao Fresh Produce Services Corp. provides quality check requirements while marketing is handled by Fresh Asia Produce Company International Corp.

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