Puregold Price Club, Inc. was recognized as one of Manila City’s Top Business Taxpayers at the Gawad Manileño awards in Metropolitan Theater, Ermita, Manila, on Monday, June 17.

Gawad Manileño is an award given by the City of Manila, Philippines, to recognize and honor individuals, organizations, or groups that have made significant contributions to the city. The award aims to celebrate those who have excelled in various fields such as public service, arts and culture, business, education, and more, thereby contributing to the development and betterment of Manila. The award is part of the city’s efforts to acknowledge and promote excellence and dedication among its citizens and stakeholders.

The Gawad Manileño 2024 “Mga Natatanging Tagapagbayad ng Buwis Para sa Negosyo” recognized outstanding companies, including Puregold, for its dutiful payment of taxes, contributing to the growth of the city. The awards were conferred by Manila Mayor Honey-Lacuna Pangan and Vice Mayor John Marvin “Yul Servo” Nieto.

Aside from Puregold, the other awardees in the said category were International Container Terminal Services, Inc., Mercury Drug Corporation, Asian Terminals Incorporated, Manila North Harbour Port, Inc., Philippine Chinese Charitable Association, Inc., SM Prime Holdings, Inc. and Golden Arches Development Corporation.

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ramon Ang was also honored with the Gawad Gat Andres Bonifacio award during the same event.

About Puregold

Puregold Price Club, Inc. is a retail company in the Philippines, known primarily for operating a chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, and grocery stores. Founded in 1998 by businessman Lucio Co, Puregold has grown to become one of the largest retail chains in the country, offering a wide range of products, including groceries, household items, and general merchandise.

Puregold caters to a broad customer base, including regular consumers and small business owners, providing competitive prices and a variety of products. The company’s retail formats include:

  • Puregold Hypermarket: Large stores offering a wide range of goods, including fresh produce, dry goods, and non-food items.
  • Puregold Junior: Smaller stores located in residential areas, designed for quick and convenient shopping.
  • Puregold Extra: Stores focused on basic necessities and everyday items.

The company is also known for its loyalty programs and partnerships with suppliers and small businesses, aiming to provide value and support to its customers and the local economy.

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