Trukai Industries

60 years of Morobe show

The hosting of the show over the years would not be possible without the support of sponsors, one being Trukai Industries Ltd who for the 30th year have cashed in K115,000 towards the 2023 event.

The funding will support the show committee towards agriculture exhibits, competitions and two tonnes of rice for participating singsing groups.

The 60th Morobe Provincial Agricultural Show takes place on November 4th and 5th at the Lae Showground.

Trukai joins relief efforts

Trukai donated one tonne of rice to over 2,000 displaced villagers affected by the recent volcanic eruption of Mt Bagana.

This donation was made through the Bougainville Charity Foundation (BCF) to support the organization’s disaster relief program.

President of BCF, Romulus Masiu, acknowledged the donations and shared that the donations will feed the affected villagers in Piva, Torokina, and Wakunai.

K50,000 support for PNG Senior Open

The tournament, to be hosted at the Lae Golf Club from September 1st-3rd, anticipates the participation of over 40 professional and amateur golfers.

Today, a cheque of K50,000 was presented to the Lae Golf Club president, Phil Hommelhoff, to renew Trukai’s gold sponsorship of the event. 

Marketing manager for Trukai Industries, Maryanne Tom, said as a national title, the PNG Senior Open sits alongside the PNG Open as one of the two premiere events in the PNG golf calendar.

Commitment to support PNG festivals

Marketing manager, Maryanne Tom, made the statement following Trukai’s K10,000 cash sponsorship towards this year’s 26th National Mask & Warwagira Festival in Kokopo, East New Britain Province. 

The five-day festival commenced with the Kinavai Tubuan Mask dancers on Wednesday, July 12th, and concluded on Sunday, July 16th.

“Cultural events such as the Warwagira Festival is a great way to showcase our proud culture and heritage,” said Tom.

Trukai Industries ensure safety of employees

This is to ensure a safe workplace is provided, safe systems and controls are in place, effective training for its people facilitated by qualified, and, or certified trainers is ongoing to ensure work is conducted safely with a zero harm compliance.

Trukai Industries’ General Manager for Operations, Risk and Corporate Services, David Newton acknowledged staff for this achievement.

“A zero Loss Time Injury (LTI) measure for 1000 days is a huge achievement for the business and it demonstrates how important safety is.

Touch tourney gets 8K support

Federation President, Kevin Luana said matches start this Friday at the Sir John Guise Stadium.

Selected players from participating centers including Kainanatu, Lae and Popondetta are already in Port Moresby. Only two overseas-based players will be travelling in from Australia.

Rice training farm at Unitech

Following a partnership between Trukai Industries and Unitech, the ceremony will commence the construction of rice farming facilities for participants of Trukai’s smart farmer program.

“This was a barren bit of ground, this time last year,” said Trukai Industries’ CEO, Alan Preston.

“With Unitech’s guidance and assistance, we’ve put together a business relationship to educate and train farmers from all over the country on how to grow rice for the village, how to grow rice for cash crop.

Trukai conducts TruAdventure Lae draw

In front of a large crowd at Raumai 18, at the Main Market, a police officer pulled out the lucky winner’s name, and handed it over to the FM 100 crew to call, live on air.

The winner answered using the winning tagline: ‘Mmmmm, em i Trukai’.

While the team is verifying the identity of the winner, Momase regional sales manager, Clint Hamei, said the TruAdventure promotion was one of Trukai’s biggest promotions of the year.

“It started early in December and ended at the end of January, basically promoting Trukai rice, which is our biggest brand.

Trukai Industries donations to charity

They have worked with Save the Children, The PNG Cancer Relief Society, Salvation Army and influential industry bodies like the Young Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Trukai Industries Chief Executive Officer, Alan Preston said the annual donation drive was to support the less fortunate during the festive period.

“Our aim during this donation drive is to show our support by giving back to the community in which we live and operate in,” said Preston.

Early Christmas for Cheshire

This was the second time Trukai Industries had hosted a Christmas lunch for the residences and announced it to be an annual event.

Present at the luncheon were the staff and residents of the Cheshire Disability Services, Trukai’s Brand Ambassador Chef Julz Henao, and some of the players of the SP PNG Hunters.