profitable, Filipino-owned anchor company
engaged in production of quality foods, related
products and services.
The NORTHERN FOODS
CORPORATION (NFC) is an agri-based firm
established in October 1984 as an anchor company
initially to produce paste and subsequently
process other agri-based products from
indigenous crops. As an anchor company, it
serves as an industrial link for small farmers
who are contracted to produce raw materials to
NFC is owned by the LIVELIHOOD
CORPORATION (LIVECOR),  a government-owned and
controlled corporation: and by virtue of E.O.
No. 233, it is now an attached agency of the
Department of Agriculture.
At present, NFC manufactures tomato paste
and sources out its raw materials from 3,000
Ilocano farmers who annually enter into a
contract Growing Agreement with the
NFC's processing plant which is located
at Bgy. San Joaquin, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte was
designed, manufactured and installed by the
Franrica Manufacturing Corporation of the USA.
It has a processing capacity of 500 tons of
fresh fruits per day and produces an average of
4,500 metric tons of tomato paste evey
NFC supplies tomato paste to leading food
chain, fishcanners and tomato souce/catsup
manufacturers in the