Yakult El Salvador breaks ground for its plant in Misamis Oriental

Published May 11, 2022, 9:15 AM

by MB Business

The Y.E.S Groundbreaking ceremony at El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental. From left: Yakult Philippines Inc. (YPI) President, Alberto Dy Sun; Executive Vice President, Hiroshi Suzuki; YPI Vice President, Michael Ong; CCT Constructors Corporation Chairman, Hiroki Nakazawa; and El Salvador City Mayor, Edgar Lines.

Mr. Alberto R. Dy Sun President of Yakult Philippines Inc, together with Mayor Edgar Lignes of El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, headed the groundbreaking ceremony of Yakult El Salvador (Y.E.S) plant recently, at Barangay Quibonbon, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, Mindanao. The event was also attended by the executives of Yakult Philippines Inc. and CCT constructors Corporation.

The project, which started back in 2021, is set to rise on a 4.2-hectare property, is considerably larger than the plant located in Calamba, Laguna.

The Yakult El Salvador plant is meant to fulfill the demand for the iconic drink and start the expansion of its production to Visayas Mindanao. It targets to significantly increase the total daily product production of both Yakult original and the Yakult Light.

Yakult Philippines gives back to the environment with tree-planting activity

From left: Engr. Eduardo De La Rosa; YPI Vice President, Michael Eric Ong; CLENRO Pollution Control Officer, Ms. Lorelai Dacu; CLENRO OIC Engr. Lila Soquillo; YPI President, Alberto Dy Sun; El Salvador City Engineering Office El Salvador City Architect, Kirvy Villocillo; YPI Executive Vice President, Hiroshi Suzuki; and YPI Engineers, Francisco Perlas, and Crayton Enot.

Yakult Philippines president, Mr. Alberto R. Dy Sun led a tree-planting activity in partnership with the local government of El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, as part of the company’s initiatives under its environmental commitment and corporate promise, at the Tuburan Spring Ecopark located in Zone 3, Poblacion, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental a day before the groundbreaking.