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CDO is outstanding meat processor in '06

The Consumer's Union of the Philippines named CDO-Foodsphere Inc., as the outstanding manufacturer of processed meat products during the 17th Annual Consumers Award held at the Philippine Plaza Hotel on October 17.

This was the sixth time that the 30-year-old CDO-Foodsphere was cited as the most outstanding meat processor in the country. The consumer's union conferred the same prestigious award to the food company in 1999, 2000, 2001, 20002, and 2003 - a proof of the strong recognition of the company's excellent performance by the consuming public.

CDO-Foodsphere got this award after a series of focused group discussion conducted by the screening committee.

"We are very much pleased to inform you that your company has been voted as outstanding processed meat manufacturer;" Quirino Marquinez (forth from the left), CUP National President, said in his latter to CDO Vice Chairman Corazon Ong.

"These are indications that we are living up to the expectations of the Filipino consumers," said CDO-Foodsphere President Jerome Ong (shown receiving the award).

Other CDO official flank Marquinez.

The annual consumers' union also voted CDO-Foodsphere as the most outstanding Karne Norte manufacturer in 2004 and 2005. From April 2005 of the corned meat category with a 37.5 percent market share, based in part on data reported by market research firm AC Nielsen through its Retail Index Service.

CDO-Foodsphere's technoplant was also adjudged the best meat processing plant in the Philippines under the AAA category by the National Meat Inspection Commission for three consecutive years (1999, 2000, and 2001). A grand slam feat for the Filipino food company.

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