Magnolia Ice Cream USA is owned by Ramar Foods, the Northern California company that pirated the Magnolia ice-cream brand’s logo from the Philippines.
The Philippine company San Miguel created and developed the Magnolia ice-cream brand in the 1920s.
In the early 1970s, a completely unaffiliated family in California started marking their own ice-cream with the Magnolia mark in order to hoodwink Filipino Americans into thinking they were somehow related or the same.
PhilAm Food / Phil-Am Merchandising Inc. / Philam Merchandising Address: 683 Newark Avenue, Jersey City
There are at least THREE (3) known lawsuits filed against PhilAm Food of New Jersey.
Note that this is the Jersey City grocery store, which has been accused in a federal lawsuit of encroaching on the legal rights of the Phil-Am wholesaler, a completely separate company that wants to have nothing to do with Philam Food and its business practices.
MARIAN OSDON v. ERWIN SANTOS (2015)
Lawsuit filed against PhilAm Food owner Erwin Santos and Phil-Am Merchandising
Defendant: FLORENTINA SANTOS, PHIL-AM MERCHANDISING and OLIVER SANTOS Plaintiff: JAMIE DELEON LAGASPI Case Number: 2:2013cv01168 Filed: February 26, 2013 Court: New Jersey District Court Office: Newark Office County: Hudson Referring Judge: Mark Falk Presiding Judge: William J. Martini Cause of Action: Fair Labor Standards Act
PHIL-AM TRADING, INC. v. PHIL-AM MERCHANDISING, INC.
Plaintiff: PHIL-AM TRADING, INC. Defendant: PHIL-AM MERCHANDISING, INC. Case Number: 2:2015cv07132 Filed: September 28, 2015 Court: New Jersey District Court Office: Newark Office County: Hudson Referring Judge: Leda D. Wettre Presiding Judge: Susan D. Wigenton Cause of Action: 15:1125 Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Twenty people in the United States asked this question: Where to Buy Calamansi? Farmers markets and… Amazon! MANSI premium calamansi juice — not from concentrate. https://www.amazon.com/MANSI-Premium-Calamansi-Juice-11-2/dp/B01EMLS4R8/ Amazon also has plants that produce calamansi-looking fruits. http://www.amazon.com/Everbearing-Persian-Lime-Tree-Bearing/dp/B007LOHG3M/ Unfortunately, in the United States,
Orientex is a product line owned by Ramar Foods, the company that stole the Magnolia brand and logo from the Philippines. We are calling for a boycott of all product of Ramar Foods, including the following: Orientex Frozen Vegetable Beef
Please note that the “Magnolia Ice Cream with the iconic oval logo” you see being sold in the United States and Canada is NOT in any way related to San Miguel Philippines.
To repeat: Magnolia Ice Cream USA (even with the familiar logo that Filipinos grew up with in the Philippines) is NOT a Product of the Philippines. It is made by a morally depraved USA company called Ramar Foods, which pirated the brand and logo from San Miguel Philippines.
On May 23, 2017, the United States Food & Drug Administration sent a warning letter to A.I. Foods Corporation of Los Angeles regarding serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation, Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 123 (21 CFR Part 123).
CALL TO ACTION We are urging American consumers to boycott the following “Kusina” products of Ramar Foods: Kusina Chicken Sisig Kusina Pork Adobo Kusina Chicken Empanadas These products are made by Ramar Foods, the company that pirated the Magnolia name