VIRGINIA FOOD, INC.

VIRGINIA FOOD, INC.

VFI began as a backyard poultry and piggery set up in Jagobiao, Mandaue City in the 1960’s as a pastime of Doña Virginia Sy Chiongbian.  Hog carcass and dressed chicken and later choice cuts were then rationed to the family’s shipping business as well as its residence in Cebu City.  In 1968 the business was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as Virginia Farms, Inc.

As demand for processed products increased, a 2,215 sq. m. processing plant with canning facilities was constructed on a two-hectare property in Tugbongan, Consolacion in 1977.  Virginia Farms Inc., thus operated both poultry and piggery as well as processing of meat products.  In November 1982, production and marketing of processed meats divisions were spun off to form a new corporation, VFI FOOD, INC., later named VIRGINIA FOOD, INC.

VFI is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bureau of Domestic Trade (BOT) and with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  The Company is a member of the Philippine Association of Meat Processors, Inc. (PAMPI) and is also recognized as an accredited member-exporter of the Philippine Exporter Confederation, Inc. (Philexport).

To respond to the growing needs of the market, the Company constructed in February 1990 a Processing Plant on a seven-hectare compound in Canamucan-Cogon, Compostela which is about 26 kilometers North of Cebu City.  The new Plant started to operate in April 1992.  It is rated “AA” by the National Meat Inspection Commission (NMIC).

In January 2002, VIRGINIA FOOD, INC. was acquired by the Manila-based AVALON HOLDINGS, INC.

VFI distributes nationwide its frozen processed meat and canned meat products.  It has its Head Office on A.S. Fortuna Street in Mandaue City, Cebu and a branch office in Manila, interlinking its distribution network all over the country.

VISION

WE ARE A GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE FOOD COMPANY  PROVIDING CONSUMER AND INDUSTRIAL MARKETS WITH VALUE-LADEN QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

MISSION

We will continually develop and offer products and services that anticipate and meet the needs of our markets and customers;

We will endeavor to continually enhance and optimize shareholder’s value;

We will foster continuous learning and improvement to build capabilities among our people;

We will nurture mutually beneficial relationships with our suppliers, business partners and stakeholders in joint efforts to satisfy and delight our customers;

We will act as a responsible corporate citizen and contribute our share in improving the quality of community and work life;

We will observe sound industrial practices that promote and enhance the quality of the environment.

PRODUCT LINES

  1. CANNED GOODS LINE (CGL)

B.       FROZEN PROCESSED MEAT (FPM)

PRODUCT BRANDS

  1. VIRGINIA (VF)
  2. EL RANCHO (ER)
  3. AUSTRALIAN (AN)
  4. WINNER (WR)
  5. CHAMPION (CN)
  1. A. VIRGINIA BRAND (VF)

VF CANNED GOODS LINE         VF FROZEN PROCESSED

MEAT

Happy Booster Hotdog

Corned Beef                                  Honeycured Bacon

Meatballs & Beans                      Mild-cured Bacon

Sausage & Beans                           Beef Meatballs

Pork & Beans                                  Beef Tapa

Vienna Sausage                             Chicken Hotdog

Spaghetti Meat Sauce                   Chicken Ham

Chorizo de Cebu

Frozen Corned Beef

Cooked Ham

Sweet Ham

Hungarian Sausage

Ham Sausage

Pork Canton Sausage

Pork Mandarin Sausage

Pork Tapa

Pork Tocino

Salami

  1. B. EL RANCHO BRAND (ER)

EL RANCHO CANNED               EL RANCHO FROZEN

GOODS LINE                            PROCESSED MEAT

Beef Loaf                                   Burger Patty

Carne Norte                               Frozen Corned Beef

Corned Beef                               Luncheon Meat

Corned Beef Loaf                        Spiced Ham

Beef Franks

Vienna Sausage

Spaghetti Meat Sauce with Sausage

  1. AUSTRALIAN BRAND (AN)
AUSTRALIAN CANNED GOODS LINE

Karne Norte

D.            WINNER BRAND (WR)

WR CANNED GOODS LINE WR FROZEN PROCESSED

MEAT

Corned Beef                               Hotdogs

Chunky Corned Beef                   Chorizo

Beef Loaf                                   Cooked Ham

Meat Loaf                                  Footlong with Cheese

Vienna Sausage                          Hamonado

Spaghetti Sauce                         Sweet Ham

Spaghetti Meat Sauce

E.             CHAMPION BRAND (CN)

CN FROZEN PROCESSED MEAT

Hotdogs

VIRGINIA FOOD, INC.

Head Office

840 G&L Building

A.S. Fortuna Street

Mandaue City

Tels.   (032) 344-8651 to 53

(032) 344-8648

(032) 416-2116

Fax Nos.    (032)  344-8654

(032)  416-2115

Processing Plant

Cogon-Canamucan

6003 Compostela, Cebu

Tels.   (032) 425-8711

(032) 425-8895

Telefax No.   (032)  425-8894

Manila Branch

JG Bldg., C.

Raymundo Avenue, Rosario

Pasig City

Telefax No.   (02) 628-2650

Bacolod Branch

Door # 5 UTC Mall

Araneta-Alunan Street

Bacolod City

Telefax No.   (034)  432-1540

Cagayan Branch

J.R. Borja Extension, Cogon

Cagayan De Oro

Telefax No.   (088) 857-2607

Davao Branch

c/o Merco of Davao

Ferrazzini Compound

Cabaguio Avenue

Davao City

Telefax No.   (082)  224-1877

Zamboanga Branch

Ma. Clara L. Lobregat

Guiwan Highway,

Zamboanga City

Telefax No.   (062)  990-2957

Email Address

hrd@virginiafood.com.ph

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Comments
  1. Hey I think you have a great blog going here, I found it on Bing and plan on returning regularly for the information that you all are providing.

  2. irene says:

    i had bought a Virginia bacon here in dumaguete city negros oriental, and it really smells awful! smells like mothballs! can you please do something about that! not all bacon in a package had this awful smell but there are some pieces in it smells mothballs,it hurts me and my family’s throat! could do something about this! thi happens to us not just once but many time!

  3. lucina says:

    hi, i’ve already tried virginia hotdog here in robinson’s manila and i love it… they made a small kiosk selling cooked viginia hotdog.
    is it possible if i’ll make a food cart too selling your hotdog on a stick? can i have a bulk order of it directly from you?

    • Great to hear that you love the Viginia products, regarding your concern on the food cart business, just write a formal letter of intent expressing your desire to do business with them.Address your letter to

      Name of Company : VIRGINIA FOOD INC.
      Contact Person : MR. STANLEY GO
      Designation : VP – Sales & Marketing
      Address : 840 G & L Bldg., AS Fortuna St., Mandaue City, 6014
      Telephone Number/s : (+6332) 344-8651/344-8648/344-8653
      Fax Number/s : (+6332) 344-8654/425-8895
      Email Address : stanleygo77@yahoo.com

      • Judith says:

        Good afternoon!

        This is Judi from Visayas region, i would like to let you know that i want to invest Food cart business. can you give some information how to franchise the virginia hotdog let me know i give you my email add: judith.gaviola@yahoo.com.ph
        i am hoping for your reply as soon as possible.

        Thank You,
        JUDI

  4. rick says:

    Me and my daughter enjoyed reading your blog post. Keep up the excellent job.

  5. kaye says:

    I want to know kung sino at saan ako makakahanap nang distributor dito sa Iloilo..pls

  6. dalene says:

    I would like to know if what are the different certifications of Virginia foods?I recently learned the importance of different certifications in choosing a product to utilize..Hope to hear from you soon.

  7. maria irene says:

    hi, do you have supplier in Manila or Pampanga? i have a canteen in Pampanga and im selling hotsilog and hotdog sandwich. I’ve tried Virginia hotdog and it really taste good. I hope you have a distributor/supplier so I can buy if for a much cheaper price. Thank you so much.

  8. Mr. Rodito G. Olimba says:

    gud day,

    i just want to know how much franchise capital is needed
    to open a food cart virginia hotdog .

    tnx and regards

  9. Mary Shiela C. Conoman says:

    i am interested on franchising on virginia hotdogs. i am located at digos city, davao del sur. what are the reqiurements needed to be able to franchise the said product? also, do you have any tips for me to start my business? pls contact me on my e-mail add.

  10. princess sanluis says:

    how much is the franchise of the foodcart on the hotdog on stick

  11. ruel doble says:

    hello
    i like the taste of your virginia hotdog on sticks.i would like to do a small business like the one in robinsons selling virginia hotdog on sticks.i think i can do it also here in my place.please give me contact person/distributor here in tacloban.i wish to have a VIRGINIA APRON too.
    MANY THANKS.

    my email add: chefruel@yahoo.com

  12. geovanne acedo calulo says:

    GUD evening im one of the consignee here in cagayan de oro city,my concern is i want ot open virginia over at bacoor cavite,whom should im going to approached and where is that place para mas madali po ung process po ni virgini po ung pinaka malapit po sa cavite po thank you ……im looking forward on this matter.

    Best regards,

    Geovanne Acedo Calulo
    CEO-GAC PINOY FOOD PRODUCTS
    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY

  13. Cathy A. says:

    Hi, I’m interested in the food cart business of Virginia Hotdog. May I know how much the franchise fee for that, or if I can just order your products here in Bacolod? I would really appreciate it if you can provide some details. Thank you.

  14. Christian Bascones says:

    hi there! your virginia hotdog taste good! I’m from davao city and i am interested in your food cart business. may i know where here in davao city to ask about your food cart business? and how much will i pay for this business? hoping for your immediate response on this concern. More power to your company!

    • Hello Everyone! Good Day! I used to have a food cart business like Virginia Hotdog here in Davao. Also, my partner and I added siomai in our business. I can say that this kind of business is really productive especially the Virginia hotdog. Patok na patok sa mga tao but sad to say I have to go to Manila for a new career opportunity so I am selling the food cart along with the hotdog steamer and siomai steamer for only 11,000 pesos (negotiable). If you are interested, just text me 09287222292 or 09996801747. Thank You.

  15. Electro Bass says:

    Nice Blog !!! your the best

  16. mary ann bollos says:

    hi, i am from bayawan city and i wanted to start a little business with VF, how can I contact distributor near our place?… tnx

  17. charlyn sigua says:

    hi, i am from cebu I want to put up a small business of a frozen products like the products u have such as hotdog, ham, and etc. then I want to know how can i start this business, how much does it cost to start a small business with virginia, hoping for your reply… thank you……

    • Kindly call the Cebu Branch of Virginia for you to know some details, here is the number and address.

      Address : 840 G & L Bldg., AS Fortuna St., Mandaue City, 6014
      Telephone Number/s : (+6332) 344-8651/344-8648/344-8653

  18. Abbey Ralph Villegas says:

    good afternoon…. do you franchise your products?

  19. Gidget M. Banez says:

    hello,
    I would like to be a distributor of virginia products in Cavite, what are the requirements and minimum order and i possible a wholesale price. Thank you very much

  20. sam says:

    hi..im very interested to sell ur product in my store…where can i order bulk here in manila?

  21. Wilma A. Dela Cruz says:

    gud day virginia foods inc…i like the taste of virginia hotdog…and im also interested to have a franchise on virginia hotdog on sticks…may i know what are the requirements..

  22. Anna says:

    Of all the hotdogs, why choose virginia?what makes it taste so good…

  23. Romela Meriveles says:

    hi..im very interested to sell ur product in my store…where can i order bulk here in bacolod city, negros occidental?

  24. Marrylin Gasataya says:

    HI,
    I’m Marlyn, I always bougth hotdog on stick in Robinsons Galeria for my kid, I would like to ask if it is possible that I can sell also your products? How and what are the requirements. Thanks

    Marlyn

  25. hello virginia!!!my wife and i wer planning to do a business and we choose virginia products!!!we have already allocated 50t for ds!!is it enough to start with 50t???

  26. janice says:

    Hello Gud P.M. inquire lang po ako kung magkano ang virginia hotdog on stick food cart franchizing? and what are the requirements to avail the franchizing. thanks and Good Day

  27. melanie desquitado says:

    if ever i wan to have a franchise,what are the requirements and how much the franchise?

  28. zetcabuniag says:

    good day! i’m also a fan of this product and currently i’m selling this to my office at antipolo, rizal. i emailed the customer service but hasn’t replied yet. i’m just a small retailer and wanted to put up a small kiosk here in our place.

  29. cherry guialon says:

    hi! I’m cherry of Davao City. I’ve tried all your products and its indeed very, very great!! I’m planning to put up a small kiosk of hot dog on sticks, may I know how much is the franchise??and your requirements? hoping for your immediate reply. thank you and more power!

    • JEN says:

      Hi, I am interested too with this business, Would you mind to share if you have gone to the processing? Have you started your business? I can not see any reply from your post.
      Thanks.

  30. Jonn Lavesores says:

    Hello! how can i inquire info regarding franchise of virginia hotdog (kiosk) here in davao city. thanks.

  31. gemma g. paga says:

    hi mam/sir

    I’m gemma from taguig. i am interested as a distributor of ur hot dog in our area. i am a fan and loyal customer of ur hot dog since i tasted ur smoked hotdog in Robinson pioneer. please consider me to expand ur business in our area. my mobile no. 09286620567. hope to star business before december..

    GOD bless and more power

    • JEN says:

      Hi, I am interested too with this business, Would you mind to share if you have gone to the processing? Have you started your business? I can not see any reply from your post. I am from Taguig also.
      Thanks.

  32. Hi I’m Daniel E. from Zamboanga City, I want to franchise your product (Virginia hotdog) here in Zamboanga though there are some who avail this, my I know to what is the requirements and info of it.. How can I contact the branch manager here. thanks

  33. Philip Caezar Bayabos says:

    How can i start Virginia hotdog food cart franchise?What are the requirements and steps?

  34. mhike says:

    gudmorning sir/madam im willing to sell about the food pruduct of virginia hotdog how what we submit to transaction we the company???//

  35. Mark Anthony A. avrogar says:

    I am Mark Anthony from Cagayan de Oro City. Can you assist me I want to put up a business like Hotdog foodcart … this is contact number 09358188306 tm or 09331405384 sun …. pls

  36. JEN says:

    Hi, I am interested in franchising or wholesale buy. Please advise how. Thanks

  37. JUVY says:

    MSARAP TLGA ANG VIRGINIA..DKALIDAD ANG LASA PRISYONG PANG MASA..

  38. JUVY says:

    N TRY KO ANG VIRGINIA LUNCHEON MEAT HANIP S SARAP..AT ANG VIRGINIA CORNED BEEF..

  39. jancy labayandoy says:

    I own a market stall in Imus Public Market., we sell frozen processed meats including hotdogs, tocino, hams, longga, bacon, meatballs etc, – I want to bring your product in our place so we can sell it to our customers. How will I be able to get in touch with your agent so we would be able to talk about things abt bringin in your products in our area. thank u!

  40. Good day! Any updates po sa plan nyo sa franchising? Kindly notify nyo rin po ako: jim_ocampo09@yahoo.com… And to add, ano po office schedule nyo sa Manila? Inquire po sana ko personally… Thanks

  41. agnes says:

    How can i start Virginia hotdog food cart franchise?What are the requirements and steps?

  42. jeanette says:

    how much it will cost to franchise your virginia hotdog food cart? i’m interested. sino po ang pwede macontact sa davao or caraga region? thanks…

    • Arcadio Mamites says:

      Gud am . We have a Cattle Fattening Project here in Saavedra, Moalboal Cebu. Does ur company buy live weight cattle’s? As of today, April 23, 2012 we have still 6 Cattle for sale.

  43. roland cardeño says:

    hi open for franchising ba kayo? gusto ko sana mag franchise ng virginia hotdog. pls send me the details. im from Tagum city. tnx

  44. deckz says:

    how much the franchising?

  45. leorissa says:

    how much po ang franchising. at sinong pong contact person? at anu pa po ang mga kailngan. pls call or tex me 09166822650

  46. tricia garcia says:

    i just want to inquire the how much franchise kiosk virginia hotdog of davao city.im interested.kindly send my email add freewoman_xxx69@yahoo.com.ty

  47. James Robin Arcelo says:

    Gusto ko sana bumili ng Virginia products by bulk kaso hindi ko ma contact yong Manila Office thru the numbers given above. Please help me kung papaano ako maka kuha ng VFI products in bulk. TY

  48. jelyn says:

    How can i start Virginia hotdog food cart franchise?What are the requirements and steps?

  49. jelyn says:

    hi open for franchising ba kayo? gusto ko sana mag franchise ng virginia hotdog. pls send me the details..and how much po ang franchise?here my contac 09305022532

  50. amber says:

    good evening..i am an aspiring businesswoman from Lanao del Norte..I would like to ask about franchising in your prestigious company.. how much is the starting capital??/please take time to notice my inquiries..0916-4791260..thank you

  51. johnnel c. lerin says:

    interested in virginia foodcart, pls send me the details on to avail this ..tnx

  52. johnnel c. lerin says:

    i’m from Davao.

  53. azenith says:

    how much po ang franchising. at sinong pong contact person? at anu pa po ang mga kailngan. pls call or tex me 09228496637/09393269284

  54. Ritchman Araya says:

    hi…I am interested to sell virginia hotdog like I’ve seen in different malls here in Mindanao area.May i know where to inquire?

  55. janice says:

    i am interested on franchising on virginia hotdogs.how much is the franchising fee? email me the details at clydellamado@yahoo,com or txt me 09102846975 thanks

  56. Irene Lim says:

    Hi. I am planning to put up a hotdog kiosk and cater virginia brand hotdogs. Would this be possible? Pls. advise thru my email at irenelolim@yahoo.com or text me at 0922-8499928 Thanks. Irene Lim

  57. joveemar teves escobal says:

    hi sir/madam..want koh sana magfranchise ng virginia hotdog..how much will it cost?..am from gensan..tnx..here’s my contact no.09285662797..

  58. aimee says:

    hi! im interested in franchising the hotdog too! pls. e-mail me the details. i have a space here in manila, near schools. Do u have an agent/distributor here in manila? thank you. -aimee-09228624349.

  59. hello good day im eudelito aventurero from bohol, pwede mag tanong kung mayron ba kayong branch sa bohol kasi gusto kung mag tayo nang burger business sa bohol saan ba pwede makabili ng mga product dito sa bohol,here is my email add eudelito_aventurero@yahoo.com

  60. john rey says:

    we “love” virginia products….

  61. Aiel A. Flores says:

    Good day this is Aiel Flores, i would like to let you know that i want to invest your Food cart business. Can you give some information on how to franchise the virginia hotdog. Please let me know, I’ll just give you my email add: ai_el@yahoo.com

    i am really hoping for your reply as soon as possible.

    Thank You,
    Aiel

  62. zycart says:

    hi im from biliran, i wud like to know the distributor here in naval, biliran, i wud like to retail their products.

  63. Zorayda says:

    Hi,

    Nice blog entry about VFI!

    Btw, I’m located here in Davao and I understand that VFI has a branch here. If you happen to know their contact no. or email address here in Davao, please send the same to me thru email. I have some inquiries regarding their business and contacting VFI’s office in Cebu may be a hassle. Here’s my email address: zorayda.panumpang@gmail.com. I hope to hear from you soon. Thanks!

  64. Sapphire dela Cueva says:

    I just want to ask kung pano magstart up ng food cart ng virgina hotdogs nyo and san pwede maginquire dito sa zamboanga del norte.

  65. mariza says:

    hi!i’m interested to franchise virginia hotdog on stick food cart…will you pls give me some suggestion on what to do….hope to hear from u soon…tnx.God Bless..u may send it thru my email mariza.catiil@yahoo.com

  66. donna says:

    HIi! ask ko lang po magkano francise ng virginia hotdog cart here in Davao?

  67. Celine G. says:

    Hi,

    Good day..I’m Celine from Bacolod City. Id just want to know the information on how to franchise the virginia hotdog food cart..Your response is highly appreciated..Thank you..Here’s my email ad enilec_0406@yahoo.com

  68. abdon salvo says:

    Hi!
    good day….I’m Abdon Salvo from Iligan city ..I’d just want to know the information on how to franchise this virginia hotdog food cart….Your response is highly appreciated …Thank you and god bless …hers’s my email add abdon.salvo@yahoo.com

  69. hosein says:

    Hi,
    good day, I am hosein from malate manila, i want to know how to franchise virginia hot dog and the information and also steps regarding it, thanks for the time and for your respond, god bless you.

    here is my contact information :

    Email : h.pouriman@gmail.com

  70. aida osato says:

    Hi Good day i am interested to franchise Virginia Hotdog a Food Cart Business you have,we try to contact the main office here in Cebu City but nobody answered the phone can you give as any information and details on how to franchise on this business,your response is highly appreciated thank you and Godbless…Here with is my contact information Email:aiosato@yahoo.com

  71. gud eve po,, taga Zamboanga City po ako, want to ask po ang contact number ng branch niyo sa zamboanga,
    tnx po,

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