MSMEs & Businesses bag awards amidst pandemic

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  • Loi B.
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The Provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development Office (PCEDO) in partnership with Invest Balanga held its first on-site Galing! Bataan and 3rd Invest Balanga Awards Night anchored on the theme, “Husay at tatag ng Bataeno, Susi sa Maunlad na Pagnenegosyo” last July 29, at Emiliana Hall, City of Balanga.

Galing! Bataan Award is given to the MSMEs who are in operation for at least three years, duly registered with appropriate government agencies, and with a progressive track record in their respective businesses; while Invest Balanga Award is given to the businesses who are consistent in paying their Real Property Tax.

In relation to the recovery of the economic industry in Bataan, Rampver Financials President and CEO Rex Mendoza shared his valuable insights on some of the strategies related to business branding and knowledge, how to market their businesses effectively, especially during this time of the pandemic.

Governor Joet Garcia graced the said event together with Vice Governor Cris Garcia, Congressman Abet Garcia, Congressman Jett Nisay, Congresswoman Gila Garcia, Balanga City Mayor Francis Garcia, Limay Vice Mayor Richie David, and Board Member Tony Roman.

A total of 38 MSMEs participated in this year’s Galing! Bataan Awards while 50 businesses participated in the 3rd Invest Balanga Awards.

The Provincial Government of Bataan is hopeful that with the continuous help and cooperation of the different agencies and the business sector in the province, MSMEs and Businesses will rise in the coming years as the economy in Bataan is slowly getting back after the struggles during the pandemic.

Here are the outstanding enterprises in different categories:

Small Category

Food Processors

Most Outstanding MSME: Bagakeno Cashew Nuts and General Merchandise

1st Runner Up: Beakris House of Goodies

2nd Runner Up: Willy’s Cashew Nuts

Non Food

Most Outstanding MSME: Jayken’s Sports Bags

1st Runner Up: Haspi Furniture Shop

2nd Runner Up: Lord Be Sport Shirt and Enterprises

Services, Retail & Trade and Agri-based

Most Outstanding MSME: Heart and Mind Computer Services and Copy Center

1st Runner Up: Imaflora’s Pamangan

2nd Runner Up: MJT Hardware


Micro Category

Food Processors

Most Outstanding MSME: Gloria’s Delicacies

1st Runner Up: Terop’s Food Products

2nd Runner Up: Montey’s Food Products

Non-Food Category

Most Outstanding MSME: Khalimah Handicrafts & Souvenirs

1st Runner Up: Tess Enterprise

2nd Runner Up: Sembreak Lifestyle Clothing

Services, Retail & Trade and Agri-based

Most Outstanding MSME: Arki’s Cafe

1st Runner Up: Earth 28 cafe

2nd Runner Up: Reck’s Auto Detailing


Medium Category

Most Outstanding MSME: Amada’s Marine Products

Services, Retail & Trade and Agri-based

Most Outstanding MSME: Ramvel’s Home Furnishing Shop

1st Runner Up: Quezon’s Furniture & Trading

2nd Runner Up: Oneup Petroleum Trading


Here are the Top 25 Businesses and Top 25 Real Property Tax Payers for the 3rd InvestBalanga Awards:

TOP 25 Businesses

– Waltermart Supermarket, Incorporated

– Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc.



– Allday Supermarket

– Vista Mall Bataan –

Land Bank of the Philippines

– Balanga Branch

– Banco De Oro

– UniBank Inc.

– Peninsula Electric Cooperative,Inc.

– Abenson Ventures Inc.

– NSTAR General Merchandise

– K Servico Trade, Inc.

– Elizabeth Supermarket

– Toyota Bataan, Inc.

– Communities Pampanga, Inc.

– Uniqlo-Fast Retailing Phils., Inc.


– Avon Cosmetic Inc.

– Isaac & Catalina Medical Center Inc.

– Jollibee Balanga Superhighway

– SunLife Of Canada (Phils.), Inc.

– Jollibee Balanga Diversion Rd.

– McDonald’s Balanga Capitol

– Bataan St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center Corp.

– Jollibee Capitol

Top 25 Real Property Tax Payers

– Robinsons Land Corp.

– San Miguel Foods, Inc

– Willin Sales, Inc.

– Hilltop Land Realty Corporation

– Filinvest Land, Inc.

– Toyota Bataan Inc.

– Roman Catholic Bishop of Balanga Inc.

– Communities Pampanga Inc.

– Magnolia One Development Corporation / Crown Royale Hotel

– Masterpiece Asia Properties, Inc.

SM Prime Holdings, Inc.

– Asiawide Land Specialist Development Corporation

– Recar Commercial Complex, Inc.

– Sioson, Quennie Lim; Frederick Lim Sioson; Minette Lim Sioson, Jacqueline Lim Sioson; Jhon Carlos Lim Sioson

– Square Ties Property Management Corporation

– E and J Holdings

– Quezon, Victor V. and Mercedes Pangilinan

– Rodelyn Builders and Construction Inc.

– Go 4 and 4 Property Management Corporation

– Genesis Transport Service Inc.

– Reyes, Jaime M/to Gemma R. Reyes

– Songco, Edgar Dominique

– Horam-abi Builders Incorporated

– Luzviminda Land Holding, Inc. / Coca Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc.

– Bank of the Philippine Islands

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