Expanding horizons:  Jollibee and Cargill strengthen their partnership for future growth

Jollibee Foods Corp., the fast-food giant founded by bilyonaryo Tony Tan Caktiong, has reaffirmed its commitment to expanding its successful collaboration with agricultural goods giant Cargill.

Mija Darlene Cachapero, president and CEO of C-Joy Poultry Meats Production Inc., expressed confidence in the potential for both companies to deepen their partnership in the years ahead.

C-Joy, a joint venture established in 2017 between JFC and Cargill, stands as one of the largest poultry processing facilities in the Philippines.

“Poised for greater growth, Cargill remains committed to nourishing the people and the communities in which we operate. With a strong partner in Jollibee Foods Corporation, we are able to fulfill our goal and continue to grow alongside them as we meet the demands and needs of our stakeholders and consumers in a safe, innovative, and sustainable way amid ever-evolving trends,” Cachapero said.

Cargill, a key supplier to the Jollibee Group, brings over 158 years of expertise in agricultural food development and production to its joint venture with JFC.

For his part, JFC chief executive officer Ernesto Tanmantiong said:   “As we celebrate 45 years of helping spread the joy of eating to everyone, we are grateful to have found a long-term partner in Cargill, a global industry leader. This partnership is truly special because of our shared commitment towards high-quality standards for all our products, food safety, and a strong thrust in developing and implementing sustainable practices—all of which will further propel us in the next 45 years.”

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