Senators Juan Miguel 'Migz' Zubiri and JV Ejercito assured sugar industry stakeholders that they will solidly stand behind the sugar industry on the issues of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and the proposed P10 per liter excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages.
Pepsi-Cola executives hosted a dinner for the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines and Senator Migz Zubiri at Ipar’s Restaurant in Cebu City last Wednesday. Present were planters federations presidents Enrique D. Rojas (NFSP), Manuel Lamata III (Unifed), Francis de la Rama (Confed), Danilo Abelita (Panayfed) and Cornelio Toreja (Luzonfed). Also present were SRA chief Anna Rosario Paner and Board Members Hermie Serafica and Atty. Roland Beltran.*