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Expanding production in PH.Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr (second from right) joins top executives from Unilever and local government officials of Cavite during the ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate Unilever Foods’ new manufacturing facility on October 2, 2015 at the Unilever Philippines, Gateway Business Park, Linares Extension in General Trias, Cavite. This new facility, which is valued at P9.45 billion, will house Unilever’s expanding production requirements. It is expected to generate at least 900 new jobs in the province. Joining Manalo are (from left) General Trias Vice Mayor Maurito C. Sison, General Trias Mayor Antonio A. Ferrer, Unilever Philippines Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rohit Jawa, Cavite 6th District Representative Luis A. Ferrer IV, and Senior Vice President for Supply Chain of Unilever Asia, AMET (Africa, Middle East and Turkey) and RUB (Russia, Ukraine and Belarus) Dave Ingram. Unilever, a personal care, home care and food conglomerate, has been in the Philippines for 88 years. (DTI-PRU)