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Universal Robina Corporation

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Universal Robina Corporation (URC) was founded in 1954 when Mr. John Gokongwei, Jr. established Universal Corn Products, Inc., a cornstarch manufacturing plant in Pasig. The Company is involved in a range of food-related businesses, including the manufacture and distribution of branded consumer foods; production of hogs and day-old pullets; manufacture of animal feeds and veterinary products; flour milling; and sugar milling and refining.

URC operates its food business through operating divisions and wholly-owned or majority-owned subsidiaries that are organized into three core business segments, namely, branded consumer foods, agro-industrial products and commodity food products.

Majority of URC's branded consumer foods business is conducted in the Philippines, but the Company has expanded into other Asian markets through its subsidiaries in Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, New Zealand, and Australia.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2016)
Security Information
Sector Industrial
Subsector Food, Beverage & Tobacco
Corporate Life 50
Incorporation Date Sep 28, 1954
Number of Directors 9
Stockholders' Meeting as per By-Laws third Thursday of April
Fiscal Year 12/31 (Month/Day)
External Auditor SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Company
Transfer Agent Banco de Oro Unibank, Inc. - Trust Banking Group
Contact Information
Business Address 43/F Robinsons Equitable Tower, ADB Avenue corner Poveda Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
E-mail Address
Telephone Number (632) 633-7631 to 40 / (632) 240-8801
Fax Number (632) 633-9207 / (632) 240-9106
Website http://www2.urc.com.ph