Support local! SM sources onions from Nueva Ecija farmers
SM Markets has further strengthened its support to local farmers with its new order of 100 metric tons of res and white onions from Nueva Ecija famers.
The group will be sourcing the onions from BONEA Multi-purpose Cooperative, which will be sold in its major stores including SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket, Savemore Market, and Waltermart branches in Metro Manila.
The initiative is in line with the group and the Department of Agriculture’s commitment to boost local farming industry.
“Our customers have embraced the DA’s initiative to help the local farmers of Nueva Ecija. We are very pleased to report that we have ordered more than double the previous quantity of onions and we are making it available in more SM Markets stores this time”Pong Ejercito, SM Markets consultant for external affairs told Philippine Star.
“So far, the partnership between DA and major retailers is going well and we are looking forward to more joint ventures in the future,” he added.