Ocean traces its roots on humble beginnings, its operation started out of a small office cum warehouse in Manila’s busy Chinatown district on September 15, 1987. Today it has transformed to be the argest wholesale trader and exporter of non-indigenous seafood products such as sea cucumber, abalone and shell meat in the Philippines.
Ocean has its fair share of accolades and milestones across the years, foremost among them is the issuance of Certification No. EP 94-079 by the Department of Trade and Industry granting the companya certification as a “New Producer of Processed Marine Products on a Non-Pioneer” status, with this citation came major perks and privileges, most notable among them is the granting of income tax holiday from June 1994 to 2001. It has also been consistently cited as one of the pillars of the aquaculture industry in the Philippines by being named Best Aquaculture Product Exporter by the National Product Quality Excellence Awards and the Consumers Today Magazine.
Today as part of its dedication to offer best quality and abundant products to its business partners the company embarked on a massive expansion program, establishing buying stations all over the Philippines (see website). Subsequent to its streamlining plans, the company established a marketing office in Hong Kong. Plans are under way to explore new growth opportunities across Southeast Asia with production and storage plants among the priority. Thus the company's sees to it that its growth trajectory is supported by a world class staff that is prudently responsive to today's growing demands.