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History of Mega Global Corporation

More than 45 Years of Malasakit

Learn about the History of Mega Global Corporation and how it reached being a leading distributor and manufacturer of canned goods in the Philippines. Explore how the constant upholding of the culture of malasakit helped the company get to where it is today and where it’s going to be tomorrow.

1975

history of mega global corporation 1975

Early fishing days in Bicol area. Wilmar Fishing was established.

1995

Mega fishing group relocated to Zamboanga and began supplying fresh fish to Manila-based canneries. The company was renamed Mega Fishing Corporation.

1998

Mega Global began to build the Ayala canning plant in Zamboanga City which became operational in the year 2000, named Ayala Seafoods Corporation.

2000

Mega decided to enter the canned sardines business. Mega Sardines brand was launched, with the proposition of “freshest sardines in a can” because of its trademark catching-to-canning process.

2002

The Talisayan canning plant was built, the company’s second plant in Zamboanga.

2003

Mega Sardines launched “Tatak Barko, Tatak Sariwa” campaign, its first-ever marketing campaign featuring Cesar Montano.

2006

Mega Sardines was the first brand to offer sardines in easy-tear pouch.

2011

Launched several innovations in the fishing and canning industry, eventually giving Mega Sardines an edge versus its competitors

– 12-hour catching-to-canning process
– Fish Pump Technology
– Zero-degree Chilled Sea Water
– First sardines in easy-open can

2014

The company was renamed as Mega Global Corporation to reflect its quest for globalization

2015

Mega Sardines became the No. 1 Sardines brand in the Philippines based on AC Nielsen Retail Audit 2015. Mega Global entered the tuna category with the launch of Mega Tuna.

2017

Mega Global entered the canned fruits and vegetable category with Mega Prime Quality. Mega Global launched new projects in fishing, canning, and distribution to cement its market leadership.

2018

Mega Global entered a new category with the launch of Mega Prime Choices Sauces and Boodles line

2019

We formally opened the Mega Global Distribution Center in Valenzuela.

We launched the first-ever National Sardines Day on Nov 24 and the Mega Bigay Sustansya Nutrition Program.

2020

Marked Mega Global’s 45th year in the industry.

Mega Sardines remained to be the No. 1 Sardines Brand in the Philippines, based on Kantar WorldPanel 2020. 

Culminating the hard work throughout the history of Mega Global Corporation and laying the foundations for even more opportunities.

2021

Mega Global launched Primo Sparkling Juice, its first offering under the beverage category. They also launched Mega Premium line that initially offered Frozen Seafoods.

Mega Global officially launched MegamartPH, its direct online store selling Mega Products.

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