Our Vision

As a team of dynamic Filipino professionals, we commit to be responsible stewards in the pursuit of our vision to make PhilBest Canning Corporation the best and biggest processor of tuna products in Asia.

Food Safety / Quality Policy

PhilBest Canning Corporation upholds its commitment to produce and deliver safe with quality guaranteed tuna products and services that would continually enhance the satisfaction of its various customers and interested parties worldwide.

Motivated towards the goal of system improvement, we essentially maintain highly competent and God-centered workforce to ensure effective planning, communication, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of PhilBest's quality processes from the identification to full compliance of customer, statutory and regulatory requirements, quality resources procurement, design and development, and product realization processes at a very competitive cost.

Our Company

Philbest Canning Corporation is one of the 50 business units under the RD Corporation, which in turn is becoming the fastest growing and probably now the largest Filipino-owned conglomerate in Southern Mindanao, Philippines. Presently, it has the capacity to process an average of 140 metric tons per day of Tuna raw materials that is converted into high quality tuna products for its customers worldwide.

Our Community

PhilBest Canning Corporation is located in Purok Saydala Barangay Tambler, General Santos City. Situated in a 2.5 hectares of land overlooking Sarangani Bay, the Company is looked up by the community as a major source of employment, growth and development.

Our Cannery

The cannery complex is composed of the cannery itself, a power plant, a boiler area, a contact plate freezer facility, a wastewater treatment facility, microbiology and chemical laboratories and a warehouse with labeling lines.

Philbest Canning Corporation prides itself of their meticulous production process. Their efficiency and strict quality control ensures that the customers always get world-class tuna products.


Philbest's 2,130 workers from a merry mix of personalities coming from a diverse cultural backgrounds and work experiences. Their skillful and capable workforce showcases their expertise with the use of modern machines/technology.

The true strength of Philbest lies within its employees, whose diversity and dedication thrusts the company to a world class level that it now enjoys.

Table of Organization



Employee Facilities

- (Male & Female Locker & Dressing Rooms
- Boots Washing & Storage Area
- Apron Washing Room
- Clinic

Steam Precooking Vessel

Misting Chambers


Loining Area

Packing Area

603 Line
- Carruther Packshaper with 51P Angelus seamer, Canco 08 Seamer and SS can washer
- Luthi Packshaper with Canco 600 seamer, SS S-conveyor and can washer
307 Line
- Luthi Packshaper with 40P Angelus
and Canco 400 seamer
- Hermasa Packshaper with 40P Angelus
and Canco 400 seamer
211 Line
- Luthi Packshaper with 40P Angelus seamer
202 Line
- Canco 400 seamer
Frozen Loins Packing
- Vacuum Sealer, Heating Conveyor

Metal Detector

Pouch Packing

- Metal Detector
- Vacuum Sealer
- Pouch Presser Conveyor

P0uch Water Spray Retort Vessel

Retort Vessels

Tray Washer

Labelling Area

- Shrink Wrapping Machine
- 307 Labeling Machine
- 307/211 Labeling Machine
- 307/202 labeling Machine

Warehouse Racking System

Boiler / Power Room

- 250Hp Cleaver Brooks Boiler
- 300Hp Cleaver Brooks Boiler
- 580Hp Mechmar Boiler
- 75Hp IR Compressor
- 20Hp IR Compressor
- 20Hp Iwata Compressor
- Main Distribution Panel
- Stand by Generator Set 1200kVA

Coal Fired Boiler

Fishmeal Plant

Atlas Stord Fishmeal Drier

Waste Water Treatment Facilities

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"Philbest truly commits to further uplift the export industry in the country..." read more...

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There is no better way to celebrate success than sharing it with your family. read more...

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Philbest Canning Corporation held its companywide Thanksgiving Party

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18 December 2009. Celebrating its 42nd Anniversary, the Philippine Board of Investments, the lead agency of the government in promoting investments in the country, bestowed unto selected BOI-registered companies its inaugural GUINOGULAN BOI Recognition Awards. read more...

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Bulbal Village - A turn-over ceremony activity for the school supplies donated by the RD Foundation for the Literacy Program spearheaded by the Evangelism Outreach Ministry (EOM) was conducted together with the RD Foundation PNG, and the RDTC Community Relations Department on July 24, 2008 at Bulbal Village, Siar, Madang Province read more...

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