Coming from missionary backgrounds, couple Mike and Charisse Mercado set out to build a dairy business where God is first and where Pinoy dairymen have a voice. Both graduates of the University of the Philippines - Los Banos, Mike took up Agribusiness Management while Charisse finished an Economics degree. It is not surprising that they chose to grow roots in the dairy business, where there is boundless opportunity to help and improve lives of people – farmers and dairymen from small cooperatives and its shop employees alike.
Milk Planet Co. is the marketing arm of small, local dairy cooperatives. “This business was put up more for the helping of farmers which is one of our joys,” Mike said. passion in revolutionizing the dairy business stems from its desire to ensure that the local, dairy cooperatives it supports, will have a constant market to absorb its raw milk production. This joint effort with dairy cooperatives allows dairymen to breed cows, carabao and goats with high productivity and pedigree producing only the highest quality and best tasting milk.
now has 8 branches (Silang, Cavite / Tagaytay City / Aguinaldo Hi-Way / South Supermarket Filinvest, Alabang / Solenad Nuvali Santa Rosa / Terazzo Mall, Scout Rotonda, Q.C. ).
ETHICAL DAIRY PARTNERSHIP. Sensitive to the needs of small dairy cooperatives, Mr. Moo's absorbs their dairy milk production at a reasonable price. Mr. Moo's even shoulders the cost of products beyond expiry to help the farmers minimize their cost. This allows for the small cooperatives to provide fair living and proper working conditions for their Koop members and workers, even allowing them to invest in additional delivery vehicles, improve their facilities and the like. Mike is very personal in relating to its suppliers, even paying visits to dairy farms and attending their Koop meetings. Mike’s close supervision ensures Mr. Moo's products retain its premium status. At the present Mr. Moo'shave more than 300 Filipino Farmers as partners.
PINOY DAIRY INTEGRITY. Mr. Moo's products adhere to organic guidelines in raising dairy animals. Dairy animals are grass-fed. Rice straw, mongo leaves, corn, cassava leaves, madre de cacao, sugarcane tops, molasses are also used for organic feedings other than grass. This guarantees Mr. Moo's dairy products to be 100% natural even recommended to pregnant mothers, babies and cancer patients. Aside from freshness, Mr. Moo's dairy products are unadulterated – no water, no powdered skim milk. Only fresh, whole milk is used. Mr. Moo's famous line live up to their dedication to product integrity, “For Your Sake, No Fake"
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