Trukai donate to Vanagi race

“The Vanagi Heau Helulu race which will be held on the 4th of March, is part of the 49th Hiri Moale Festival and Trukai has supported the festival for the second time in a row,” said Anton Selve, Marketing Executive for Trukai. 

This is in addition to K60, 000 to the Vanagi race. Total support is K75,000 towards the race.President of Poreporena Canoe Race Association, John Podi, acknowledged Trukai and Motu Koita Assembly for their generous support and the honor to run the race.

Lucky winners drive off in Trukai promo

Gideon Iso, who became Trukai’s Southern Region winner, joined Ronnie Tundu Lambeo (Highlands region winner), Jenny Anapato (Momase region winner) and Henry Baulana (New Guinea Islands region winner) in thanking the company for giving Papua New Guineans the chance to win such a prize like the Hilux Adventure.

Originally, from Goroka, Iso has lived in Port Moresby for many years working as a landscaper with the National Capital District Commission (NCDC) in the Parks and Gardens division beautifying the city.

Trukai donates to fundraising drive

This assistance demonstrates Trukai Industries’ support for community activities under its health initiatives, which is a part of its corporate social responsibility program.

The CT Scanner was presented to the Bougainville Charity Foundation’s (BCF) fundraising drive to purchase a cancer detection equipment.

BCF has helped many remote communities throughout Bougainville in various aspects, which include education and health with its recent fundraising appeal to purchase the cancer equipment for Bougainville’s main hospital.

Village Premier League Secures Sponsor

As naming rights sponsors of the VPL, Trukai will support the tournament through the monetary value of the prizes and support the development programs of Cricket PNG with sponsorship in kind.

Trukai’s Marketing Manager, Maryanne Tom said the VPL Tournament is a great platform that aligns very well with the Trukai brand.

K10,000 for cancer unit

Trukai made a cash donation of K10,000 towards the hospital’s cancer unit in commemorating Pinktober, which ended on Saturday October 31st.

Trukai Industries CEO, Alan Preston, said Trukai is more than just rice and was happy that they could help the hospital at this time.

“We have a strong corporate social program spanning health, sports, education, women empowerment and few others.

“We are delighted that we are still able to continue some of our social programs despite very challenging and unprecedented times.

Trukai celebrates 50 years

The company announced the milestone in a media conference on February 11th that as part of the celebrations, promotions will be run in the coming months.

To mark the half century the company also announced a new agreement with local landowners in Morobe Province to venture into commercial rice farming.

Since its inception in February 17th 1970 as Ricegrowers – Australia and then changing to Trukai Industries Limited in 1994, the company has grown as the leading food brand in PNG.

Promoting positive messages

This year marks the 20th year of Trukai Industries Ltd's sponsorship for this event.

Sunday, June 16th, is the date set for the 2019 Trukai Fun Run.

According to the PNG Olympic Committee, the annual Trukai Fun Run is the biggest event of its kind in the Pacific, with its popularity growing every year as tens of thousands of people take part in what has become a nationwide event.

Trukai backs PNG Games

The PNG Games will be held in Kimbe West New Britian Province from the 18th of November to the 02nd of December.

Meantime, the West New Britain Governor just this week confirmed that his province is ready to host the games while accommodation is the only issue yet to be sorted out.

The official presentation of the K50, 000 cheque will be done today at the Trukai industries at Konedobu in Port Moresby.

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VIDEO: Sustainable Rice Industry update

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Carolyn Ure with more