Is an industry comprising of
establishments or businesses that offer
primarily beverages, foods and
sometimes entertainment and other
are establishments or businesses that
offer beverages, food and sometimes
entertainment and other services to its
In the Philippines, we can somehow
associate the development of the Beverage
Industry to the development of the one of
the pioneers in the beverage industry in the
Philippines, the San Miguel Corporation.
1890 – Founded by Don Enrique Maria Baretto de
Ycaza in the San Miguel district in Manila, the La
Fabrica de Cerveza de San Miguel, the first
brewery in South East Asia.
1913 – it became a corporation and began exporting
beer in Guam, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.
1922 – the year which started producing soft drinks
at the Royal Soft Drinks Plant.
1925 - the year that started producing ice cream at
the Magnolia Ice Cream Plant
1927 – the year which started bottling of Coca Cola in
1938 – entered the glass industry, supplying the
company’s bottling needs.
1963 – San Miguel Brewery was renamed San Miguel
Corporation; the largest food, beverage and packaging
company in the Philippines.