Universal Robina Corporation's Agro-Industrial and Commodity Food Groups are engaged in a wide range of industries including the production and distribution of animal feeds, glucose and soya products, hogs and poultry farming, production and distribution of animal health products, as well as flour and sugar milling and distribution.
URC AIG is known for providing Total Agri-Solution and farm management expertise including state of the art diagnostic capability. AIG also entered to relatively more stable segments such as hotels, restaurants and institutional accounts (HRI).
The company requires a variety of materials, including corn grains, soya beans and meals, feed-wheat grains, wheat bran, wheat pollard, soya seeds, rice bran, copra meal and fish meal.
Suppliers from Europe and Asia provide the variety of antibiotics and vitamins that the company requires. It maintains approximately two months of physical inventory and one month in-transit inventory when it comes to its imported raw materials.
This is mainly comprised of a variety of raw materials, primarily imported breeding stocks.
Robina Poultry purchases the parent stock for its layer chicks from Hendrix Genetics of France and Hyline from USA. Vaccines are imported from various suppliers, including Merial, Intervet Philippines, Inc. (through authorized local distributor Castle Marketing and Vetaide Inc.) and Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH and Ceva.
URC AIG has a dedicated research and development team for its agro-industrial business that continually explores advancements in feeds, breeding and farming technology. It regularly conducts market research and farm-test for all of its products. As a policy, no commercial product is released if it was not tested and used in Robina Farms.