BISCOM CEO Chan to Meet Sugar Planters

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Binalbagan Isabela Sugar Company, Incorporated and A. Chan Sugar Corporation may seek audience with Negrense sugar planters to tell them that Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Incorporated is buying local sugar from their sugar central in Binalbagan town.

This was disclosed by businessman man and song writer, composer Joemarie Chan whom this writer had a chance to talk to him at Manila Airport on the way to Bacolod City Tuesday afternoon.

Chan said he goes home in Bacolod City after learning that sugar planters had also started their boycott to Pepsi products last Monday.

Sugar planters have earlier boycotted the products of Coca-Cola for using high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as sweetener they imported.

He did not elaborate, however details how Pepsi Cola bought local sugar from the sugar central.*(Cyrus M. Garde)