Universal Robina Corporation (URC) traces its beginnings all the way back to 1954 by Mr. John Gokongwei as a trader. In 1956, Mr. John decided to construct a corn milling plant to produce glucose and cornstarch through Universal Corn Products (UCP), the first linchpin of the company that would become the URC we know today.
From a family business company, URC has grown, has further diversified and has aimed to provide top quality products to consumers. At present, URC focuses on 3 groups:
• The Branded Consumer Food Group, comprised of BCFG Domestic (including packaging) and International
• The Agro-Industrial group, comprised of Robina Farms, URC Feeds and URC Veterinary Drugs
• And the Commodities group, with Sugar & Renewables and Flour divisions
URC’s objective of "Making life better" is simple but practical which direct the corporation to become one of the leading consumer goods companies that enable to lead the company in the journey to improving human life in present and for the future generations.