The firm has 14 bottling facilities across the country, serving more thanoutlets.
Lope Manuel Jr. It also had P million worth of savings in terms of power costs due to internal and supplier energy initiatives. By being able to cover some of the basic necessities: water, light, and livelihood, PCPPI hopes for the renewed determination of the residents to pursue the rebuilding of the city and bring it back to its prosperous state.
Allan Frias II, senior vice president for operations at PCPPI, told reporters the company hopes to see improved sales volume this year compared to last year when the new pricing of sweetened beverages took effect. PCPPI is looking to post better sales volume this year as the market has adjusted to the higher taxes imposed on sweetened beverages.
Moving forward, the Company will continue to be a partner of Marawi as the local team in the region conducts regular visits to the area. With the final 50,L water tank on its way to the new transitional village being developed, additional 40, IDPs are expected to benefit from the project.
IDPs have shown ownership for the water tanks in which they are well-organised in getting water, ensure proper maintenance of the water tanks, and they even share their water resource to other camps.
In consultation with the local community and in alignment with government offices, PCPPI donated seven 20,L water tanks to 6 transitional shelters, ten 3,L water tanks to ten elementary schools, and one 50,L water tank to the newest shelter being developed.
With the flexibility of the project, the capacity and number of water tanks to be provided changed during the course of the project to meet the needs of the community. The Company initially sent out 1, sustainable solar lamps and street lights.