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PMAP Mindanao Summit 2019

  People Management Association of the Philippines (Davao Chapter) hosted the PMAP Mindanao Summit last October 10 and 11, 2019 with the theme, “HR Life is Here, HR on the Go!”. Hijo is one of the major sponsors. The plenary was held at the SMX Convention Center,...

Project to bring Mindanao $10B

(From Sunstar September 15, 2019 by Ace June Rell S. Perez) AROUND US$10 billion economic activity will be generated in Mindanao for the next 10 years following the launch of Hijo Central - a smart and sustainable master development project of Hijo Resources...

The HIJOStory

1959, in the Philippines, there was a group of Americans led by William Odell, who acquired and eventually sold their 2,200 hectare landholdings to four (4) companies: Hijo Plantation Inc., Twin Rivers Plantation Inc., Apo Fruits Corporation and Utley Plantation, Inc....

PhilPop Boot Camp 2019 at Hijo Resorts Davao

Hijo Resorts—The Philippine Popular Music Festival Foundation or "PhilPop" conducted their second leg in discovering more singers and songwriters across the Philippines. For PhilPop’s Mindanao leg, Hijo Resources Corporation and Hijo Resorts Davao was their best...

2-Day Project Management Training

Aligned with Hijo’s Core Competencies in Collaborative Leadership that is People, Customer and Client-driven, Managers and Key Personel immersed in a 2-Day Training Workshop on Project Management last July 29 – 30, at Plantation Villa, Madaum. The training was...

Meaningful Life: Her Purpose-Driven Life

(From Lifestyle Asia, June 2019 Issue)   Davao’s Hijo Plantation, acquired
by Jose “Boy” Tuason in 1968, was formerly a banana business that has now branched out to other industries— property development, leisure and tourism, agri-business, and port and logistics. The...

Going bananas for technology and sustainable development

(From Country Business Reports interviews and articles by Discovery Reports, June 15, 2019)    From being blamed for notorious coups in banana republics to being the cause of slapstick comedy spills, the banana has not had a good reputation. Yet one pioneering company...

Project Honeycomb

(From SunStar Davao, by Jojie Alcantara, May 15)   HIJO Resources Corporation (HRC) is a Mindanao-based corporation with diversified business interests in leisure and tourism, agriculture, foods, property development and port operations. Established in 1959 in...

DBP partners with banana firm to promote sustainable farming

HRC Vice Chairman and CEO, Rosanna Tuason-Fores, Together with DBP Chair Alberto Romulo (left side, in white) signs an Agreement—a partnership towards promoting sustainable Farming. Train is the agribusiness company of the Hijo Resources Corporation (HRC) and it is...

Marine biologist-athlete rallies locals to save Davao Gulf’s ecosystem

(From Business Mirror, By Henrylito Tacio, March 14, 2018)Last updated on March 14th, 2018 at 07:33 pm Story & photos by Henrylito D. Tacio MOST Filipino sports lovers who follow the Philippine Volcanoes are familiar with center-winger Harry D. Morris. Other than...


Property Development

Hijo’s newest and most succesful pursuits in the Property Development Industrial Estate and Plantation Villa.


Hijo is the Business of growing, processing, and distributing high quality Convendish Bananas and other Davao-grown fruits.

Port & Logistics

To take advantage of the increase in shipment to and from Davao, Hijo invested in a change designed to bring the company to the top of the country.

Leisure & Tourism

To take advantage of the increase in shipment to and from Davao, Hijo invested in a change designed to bring the company to the top of the country.


Hijo Resources Corporation (HRC) is a Davao-based diverstified corporation with business interests in Leisure & Tourism, Agribusiness, Property Development, and Port Operations.

Based in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, HRC was established in 1959, together with sister corporations, Twin Rivers Economic and Development Co., Inc. (TREDCI) and and Apo Estates Corporation that pioneered the cultivation and exporting of Cavendish bananas to japan.

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