San Miguel Pure Foods Company Inc. (SMPFC) registered all-time high revenues of P89.6 billion for 2011, up 13% from P79.3 billion in 2010 and driven by increased demand, aggressive distribution expansion,
Despite a significant increase in input costs, particularly in its agro-industrial cluster, income from operations increased 4% to P6.1 billion, with significant contributions from its value-added meats, dairy, flour, and coffee businesses.
Profits were boosted mainly by higher volumes, improved efficiencies, a good wheat position, a strong peso, and effective cost reduction across the entire group.
Net income rose to P4.2 billion, up 4% from P4.1 billion in 2010.
Nearly all of SMPFC’s businesses posted significant revenue growth due to higher volumes and favorable selling prices.
Its Value-added business chalked 5% growth in revenue, while its Feeds business posted an 8% revenue growth in commercial feeds.
Revenue growths were also seen across Magnolia Dairy, Magnolia Ice Cream and San Mig Coffee, which benefitted from wider distribution, brand-building initiatives and better selling prices.