Cassava Assembler Program

The SMFI Agribusiness Development Group is developing a sustainable sourcing program for its domestic raw material requirements. Its target is to mobilize at least 500,000 hectares of farm land in the Philippines. SMFI is committed to help develop the countryside by providing livelihood opportunities in rural communities with the introduction of alternative crops and the improvement of farm technologies and income. We are interested in developing partnerships for the domestic production of cassava, sorghum, sweet potato and other crops for our feed mill facilities nationwide.

For our flagship cassava program, SMFI Agribusiness provides:

  • Guaranteed market with an agreement defining a mutually agreed volume, delivery schedule and product quality standard
  • Guaranteed floor price
  • Start-up technical assistance in production, post-harvest and logistic operations

SMFI Agribusiness is looking for assemblers/consolidators with the following characteristics:

  • Willing to go into large-scale cassava production
  • Willing to invest in post-harvest and logistics facilities
  • Can provide technical and financial assistance to farmer proponents
  • Can consolidate volumes from farmers and ensure delivery to SMC
  • Have strong business clout or network in agribusiness
  • Passionate about agriculture


How to become an SMFI Cassava Assembler

  • Obtain accreditation as a supplier for SMFI
  • Enter into a Farm Consolidation and Supply Agreement

Requirements for supplier accreditation

  • Letter of Intent to join the program
  • Photocopy of Certificate of Ownership/Lease of Authority from DAR/DENR or other concerned government agencies (TCT/CLOA/CFSA/Lease Agreement)
  • Accomplished Supplier Registration Form

For corporations/cooperatives:
Original and photocopy of the following business registration documents:

  • SEC Registration/CDA Registration
  • General Information Sheet
  • Board Resolution (authority to negotiate)
  • Any of the following proof of identification: Driver’s license/NBI/Passport or any other government-issued ID

Table of Organization (with names and positions)
Suitability of site (subject to inspection by an SMFI representative)

For sole proprietorships:
Original and photocopy of the following documents:

  • DTI Registration
  • Mayor’s Permit or Business permit
  • Any of the following proof of ID: Driver’s license/NBI/Passport or any other government-issued ID
  • Any proof of business address such as: Proof of Occupancy, Lease Agreement and utility bills
  • Audited Financial Statements for the past three (3) years or financial forecast for three (3) years.
  • BIR Form 2303 or BIR Certificate of Registration

Requirements to enter into a farm consolidation and supply agreement

  • Completion of supplier accreditation/registration
  • Suitable site, to be inspected by a representative of SMFI
  • Minimum of 20 hectares planted with cassava (either owned, leased or contracted under Production Agreement with farmer-growers)
  • Area development plan for three (3) years
For further details, please contact us:

San Miguel Foods, Inc.
Agribusiness Development Group
Calamba Regional Office, 3F Andenson Building III
Brgy. Carian, Calamba City, Laguna, Phillippines
Mobile no.: 0917-888 (AGRI) or 0917-888-2474
Email: [email protected]