Aspen Philippines Honors Mercury Drug Founder as FEED Tributes its Partners

30 April 2017, Siniloan, Laguna.   200 Philippine mala-santol trees were planted today in Siniloan, Laguna at the Laguna Quezon Land Grant site managed by FEED’s Living Legacy partner the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB).

100 of these indigenous Philippine trees were planted on behalf of FEED Patrons of the Environment, Aspen Philippines Incorporated – endorsed by its President & CEO Marcelina  ‘Ace’ Itchon – honoring Mercury Drug Corporation Founder, the late Dr Mariano Lim Que (RIP).

The remaining 100 mala-santol were planted for the late Tito Tesoro (RIP), a great friend and advisor of FEED (late husband of FEED Patron Patis Tesoro); the late Gov Jose Antonio N. Carrion (RIP) of Marinduque (thanks to his loving sister Bing); FEED merchandise partners Mondo Project c/o Rej and Bogs Balangat, the co-founders and FEED Ambassadors; and birthday boy Jo Vincent T. Gonzaga celebrating his 50th.

Thank you all for your valued support preserving biodiversity and conservation with our foresters and former foragers, may your Living Legacies thrive always.

Big tree love from us at @feedinc_ph this Apr. 30, 2017 to you all.       🌳    

About Aspen Philippines Incorporated

Aspen Philippine Inc LOGO.pngAspen Philippines Incorporated is the first South African pharmaceutical company in the Philippines. It started operating in January 2012 with only a handful of employees. But after a few months, it has rapidly increased to over 100 passionate Filipino staff.

With the company’s immediate and continued growth, its commitment becomes stronger. That is to meet the healthcare needs of Filipinos by providing a broad spectrum of high quality, effective, and affordable pharmaceutical products so that ultimately, lives can be sustained one day at a time.

Aspen Philippines’ range of products initially comprises of antibiotic, anti-hypertension, anti-gout, anti-platelet and anti-hypothyroidism. But the company continues to expand its reach, acquiring global brands in consumer healthcare, which include Dequadin, Kwell, and Valda Pastilles.

Now that Aspen has made its mark in the Philippines, Filipinos can now take advantage of an improved means to healthcare right at their fingertips.

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