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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Cowboys went down to Melbourne Storm at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Sunday, but that hasn't shaken the support of Trukai Industries towards rugby league locally and internationally.

VIDEO: Sustainable Rice Industry update

With the Trukai Industries Rice Mill Maintenance Team working alongside Vietnamese Industrial & Agricultural Machinery Company Bui Van Ngo, installation of the Paddy Rice Mill has is now in full swing, with expected completion before the end of September.


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When it comes to food, we all know that Papua New Guineans love a big hearty meal.

For the past 46 years, Papua New Guineans have grown fond of eating rice. Whether it's breakfast before heading out to the coffee plantation, a school lunch box in a rural village or dinner after a hard day at the office – you will find a hearty serving of Trukai nationwide. Trukai has become an integral part of millions of Papua New Guinean’s everyday lives through meals, sports, education, employment and health.

The company and the brand truly belong to Papua New Guinea:

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Rice import quota will affect the bigger players, says foods company

Fry, however, said Goodman Fielders who is new player in the industry will not be affected.

“Off course we are concern but been a small player in the rice game (industry) at the moment so we have little to lose.        

“Bigger rice distributors will be affected if the quota system goes through.”

Goodman Fielders will start selling its new rice product in Port Moresby starting on Monday.

The new product is called, ‘Skel Rice’ and will come in 200 and 500 grams packets, and 1 and 10 kilograms.   

PM O’Neill clarifies rice pricing

Directing his questions during Questions Without Notice this morning in Parliament to Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, Juffa raised concerns on the monopoly of the market and the benefits farmers will be missing out from the deal.

He said Oro and other provinces have already ventured into planting rice and such decisions might spoil the interest of the farmers.

“Can the Prime Minister confirm if the purported agreement of rice monopoly which will grant 80% of the domestic rice market had been signed or not?