Trukai Industries

Sir John praises Trukai for continued support to sports

He said this after Trukai Industries General Manager-Sales and Marketing, Andrew Daubney, presented a cheque for K500,000 from the Trukai Fun Run to the PNGOC yesterday.

The cheque was to support Team PNG to the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu in December.

Dawanincura said Trukai has been supporting a number of sporting teams and associations which includes the PNG Weightlifting Federation and the PNGOC.

He thanked Trukai and acknowledged their support of PNGOC through the Trukai Fun Run for the last 18 years.

​Modern Trukai rice mill nears completion

With the Trukai Industries rice mill maintenance team working alongside Vietnamese industrial & agricultural machinery company, Bui Van Ngo, installation of the Paddy Rice Mill is now in full swing, with expected completion before the end of September.

In recent months, the rice mill maintenance team has been preparing the area for construction, including upgrading services, installing infeed equipment, ensuring good manufacturing practice standards, organising the fumigation area and refurbishing office space for the new rice mill.

Rice distributor to lower price in 2017

In what was initially a December price reduction aimed at alleviating Christmas budget pressures for its millions of local customers, Trukai Industries reduced the cost of its Roots Medium Grain Rice products by a significant 14 per cent.

The festive gesture has paid major dividends, with Trukai consequently experiencing a major spike in sales.

Trukai Industries CEO Greg Worthington-Eyre said that as a result of overwhelming public response, the 14 per cent reduction will now stand as a permanent price point.

Trukai staff to join police reserve program

 This was made possible through the signing of an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see select Trukai staff join the RPNGC.

The MoU, which was announced last week at Police Headquarters in Konedobu, Port Moresby, saw Police Commissioner Gari Baki and Trukai Industries CEO, Greg Worthington-Eyre, witness the signing.

“To begin this MoU with the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary and its Reserve Police Program, Trukai Industries will provide a core group of eight Trukai security personnel,” said Worthington-Eyre.

Trukai brings festive cheer with major Roots Rice drop

Despite experiencing the same tough economic conditions as other local companies in what has been a tough year for PNG business, Trukai has again prioritised the needs of its customers and wants to help stretch small family budgets in need of a boost at Christmas time.

So the rice favourite has implemented a price drop of 14 per cent to help offset the inevitable extra costs associated with the Christmas season.

Jonathan Thurston backed new ‘ Roots Long Grain’ rice launched

This is a new rice product introduced under Trukai’s popular ‘ROOTS’ value brand, which is focused on providing a value for money, high quality rice for grass roots consumers.

“With the launch of our Roots Long Grain Rice range we are providing an affordable rice option to the low-income consumer, while still providing a product that is of high quality and flavour,” said Trukai GM Sales and Marketing, Andrew Daubney.

World Food Day reflects Trukai’s future planning in PNG agriculture

In Trukai Industries, it was clear that one company above all others in PNG represented what the FOA is asking of institutions related to the farming and agriculture sector in developing nations.

Trukai’s progressive programs aimed at developing local capacity to grow rice in PNG parallels with one of the central messages from the FOA to global companies: “Local institutions need to develop capacities and motivate men and women farmers.”

Trukai pours in a sponsorship package for Morobe Show

Leading rice distributor Trukai Rice Industries has always jumped onto the Morobe Show’s bandwagon to showcase their involvement in the agriculture sector. This time  the favourite rice company has  come around with a sponsorship package of K60,000 – K55,000 in cash and K5 000 worth of rice to be distributed to sing sing groups.

The company in a cheque presentation to the Morobe Show committee today continues a partnership of 25 years supporting event.

Tomscoll: PNG expecting downturn in rice imports

Tomscoll said in Parliament this week that currently, PNG is importing about 350,000 tons of rice per year, which equates to something close to K600m to K700m.

Tomscoll said rice import this year will fall by just K16m due to drought and other factors affecting the total global production.

Meantime, Trukai Industries Limited chief executive officer, Greg Worthington-Eyre, said they’re not aware of any shortages of rice in rice producing countries that would impact pricing or supply in PNG.

Trukai raises K500,000 for Team PNG

The cheque presentation took place yesterday at the farewell for Team PNG at the Taurama Aquatic and Indoor Centre, Port Moresby.

Trukai general manager of sales and marketing, Andrew Daubney explained that the money for Team PNG was raised from the annual Trukai Fun Run.

“We had a record sale of 100,000 shirts and participation of 70,000 people in the Fun Run this year across 16 provinces in the country.

“But more importantly, it raised money for Team PNG to go Rio and participate in the biggest sporting event in the world,” said Daubney.