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A Successful Frozen Food Business in the Philippines

A Successful Frozen Food Business in the Philippines

Livestock, Poultry
The frozen food business is one of the most profitable small-scale businesses in the Philippines and can be sustainable if properly managed. Roberto Escapalao of Silay City, Negros Occidental has been raising pigs and chickens for almost a decade as his main source of income, and the rising cost of feeds highly affected his livelihood. Ever since COVID-19 hit the country 2 years ago, he barely makes a living. When his oldest son, who worked in a frozen food processing company in Malvar, Batangas, returned home, everything changed. Roberto was selling live animals to a local slaughterhouse for more than nine years. Animal farmers like him who sell live animals often make a little money compared to the people who bought, butcher and sell the animals. This has been happening everywhere ...