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Century Pacific founder and chairman emeritus Ricardo Po Sr. passes

Century Pacific Food Inc. on Tuesday announced the passing of its founder and chairman emeritus Ricardo Po Sr.

Century Pacific made the announcement through a regulatory filing, indicating that Po's post as chairman emeritus was vacated effective October 11, 2021 due to death.

Further details on the matter were not immediately available. GMA News Online has reached out to the company, which said that additional information will be shared once available.

Century Pacific’s main business segments are canned and processed fish segment, the canned meat segment, dairy and mixes, tuna export, and coconut.

Its brands include Century Tuna, 555, Blue Bay, Fresca, Lucky Seven, Argentina, Swift, Shanghai, Wow, Angel, Birch Tree, Kaffe de Oro, and Home Pride.

The company, along with RFM Corp., was included in Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion 2021 List. —Jon Viktor Cabuenas/KG, GMA News