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Founder: Mr. Andy Albao

In early 2008, Mr. Andy Albao experienced health problems and he realized the importance of ones health. From that time on, he become health conscious and was informed about the amazing health benefits of coconuts.

In 2010, Andy decided to venture into processing of high valued coconut food products and put-up ANDY ALBAO CORPORATION. Andy Albao started to produce small lots of coconut sugar under CocoWonder Brand. As their production output become higher, they had to stop to manage their inventory. Andy studied and analysed how to improve the business of coconut sugar. Andy Albao thought of other products which possibly use coconut sugar. Then he came up with idea of producing Coconut Jam with Coconut Sugar, Coconut Jam added with Cacao (Coconut Chocolate Spread), Coconut Cacao Powder (Instant Chocolate Powder) and SALABAT or Ginger Juice with Coconut Sugar (Coconut Ginger Tea Powder Drinks). After 6 months, Andy Albao also produced Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) in different process. With his Technical background, Andy Albao was able to developed some special food process machines that he used to processed his newly innovated coconut & cacao food products.    

 

ANDY ALBAO has not stopped innovating and developing different kinds and varieties of alternative and functional food products from coconut and cacao. All of these are for all customers’ health, well-being and satisfaction. CocoWonder Products are "ENJOYABLE TO EAT WITHOUT THE GUILT". The company is also focusing in producing High Quality, and High Purity Coconut and Cacao Food Products where consumers will able to "EXPERIENCE THE REAL TASTE OF REAL FOODS" 

 

"MISSION & VISION STATEMENT OF ANDY ALBAO CORPORATION”

" To provide 100% Natural and Functional Coconut & Cacao Food Products for Local and International Distributions and for Worldwide Consumers’ health benefits, enjoyment and satisfaction. In partnership with the farmers in the provinces and assist them in Sustainable and Organic Farming and continuous planting, where they able to sold their crops at higher prices. To avoid using chemically made synthetic fertilizer and pesticide which helps and maintain the environment clean and green. To provide job opportunities to the local workers especially in the provinces to have decent income which enables them to send their children to school. To help the Philippine Agriculture Sector, and to export our products abroad to generate US dollars which helps the Philippine Economy ".

 

ANDY ALBAO CORPORATION is in partnership with farmer groups and local workers in the countryside where their coconut & cacao raw materials are sourced. Their farms are located in selected areas in the provinces such as Quezon, Bicol region, Masbate, Davao, and Cotabato among others.

 

The company implements sustainability-oriented system in organic farming, quality assurance and farm productivity improvements. They also have their own fair trade system with their farmer groups. The company provides them with a percentage from sales, organic fertilizers, coconut and cacao seedlings, and incentives, both in cash and in kind, to encourage them to plant more coconut and cacao. In this way, our farmers are strongly motivated to continue with organic farming practices.

 

ANDY ALBAO CORPORATION is happy to provide livelihood and better income to their coconut farmers, job opportunities to local workers in the provinces, and continuous growth of their employees. In this way, all the stakeholders of ANDY ALBAO CORPORATION (farmers, local workers, employees, and management) are fully dedicated and committed to the quality of their products and services. The company implements and supervises Total Quality Management (TQM) and gives proper training to local workers in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). ANDY ALBAO CORPORATION is happy and proud to provide the best quality coconut and cacao food products for the benefit and satisfaction of their customers worldwide.

 

 

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ANDY ALBAO - CocoWonder Brand  

 

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FOUNDER'S PERSONAL BACKGROUND

  

Mr. Andy Albao was born on January 1969 in Tanauan Leyte, Philippines. He grow up from a poor family where his parents were tenant farmers of small coconut and rice farm. At 8 Years Old his Mother joined her creator and later on his Father can no longer support and provide him due to some circumstances. At 12 years old, Andy Albao  need strive to live, survive and feed himself then he work hardly as Farm Helper and Houseboy without salary only just able to eat and sleep in proper shelter. Afterwards he managed to live on his own and become Vegetable Vendor, Pedicab Driver, Fighting Cock Surgeon, Cook Helper and among others where he able to support himself and to continues his studies in secondary school. 

At 17 years old, Andy Albao went to Metro Manila to find better job and work as Janitor and Security Guard from 6:00am till 3:00pm, while studying in College in the afternoon from 4:00pm to 9:00pm.      

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ALTUS INDUSTRIES INC.

 

 

PHILIPPINE SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (PSME) EXHIBITION PHOTO

Andy Albao was able to worked as Sales Representative for Machine & Mechanical Parts and takes Short Courses in Mechanical & Industrial Technology, Total Quality Management and take seminars in Sales & Marketing. He promoted to become Sales & Technical Engineer specialized in Rotating Equipment. After 3 years, he decided to established his own company called ALTUS INDUSTRIES, INC. that specialized in designing and manufacturing of precision mechanical seals and parts for all types of rotating equipment. ALTUS is servicing Food & Beverages Processors & Manufacturers, Pharmaceuticals, Sugar Centrals, Coconut Oil Miller & Refiners, Water Districts, Electric Power Generations, Chemicals & Industrial Plants, Fuel Oil Refineries, Minings.  ALTUS is still running now already on its 21st year.