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                    [Title] => More on the infamous ‘chocolate battle’
                    [Summary] => Several weeks ago, we came out with an article regarding the infamous battle involving two of our country’s chocolate drink manufacturers – Nestle, makers of the popular Milo drink which has been with us for generations, and Columbia International Food Products, Inc., makers of Chocquik, a new drink that is getting quite popular in the market.

[DatePublished] => 2006-07-01 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133756 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805279 [AuthorName] => Rey Gamboa [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 343927 [Title] => Choco drink manufacturer hails quash order on raid [Summary] => More than two months after National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents, accompanied by Nestle executives, raided the Chocquik factory in Navotas, a Muntinlupa court has quashed the "improperly obtained" search warrant, and ordered the NBI "to immediately return all the articles and properties seized from Columbia by virtue of such search warrants.

"The three-page decision handed down by Judge Alberto Lerma of Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court Branch 256 came after weeks of intense court battles.
[DatePublished] => 2006-06-26 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 334058 [Title] => Chocolate duel results in unwarranted raid? [Summary] => We the consumers are always the winner when manufacturers try to outdo each other in coming out with more affordable and quality alternative products. Monopolies have always been, and will always be, a consumer’s bane and a citizen’s watch is necessary to continually monitor the market.
[DatePublished] => 2006-04-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133756 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805279 [AuthorName] => Rey Gamboa [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 330604 [Title] => P8 million worth of instant chocolate drink seized [Summary] => The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) seized P8 million worth of Chocquik instant drink from a warehouse in Navotas for allegedly imitating the packaging of Nestle Philippines’ chocolate drink Milo.

The NBI said they confiscated 879 boxes of Chocquik instant malt drink on Thursday from a warehouse in Navotas.

Special Investigator Glenn Lacaran, NBI-National Capital Region (NCR), said their raid at the warehouse owned by Columbia International Food Products Inc., with offices along Escoda Street, San Rafael Village, Navotas, lasted for 21 hours.
[DatePublished] => 2006-04-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 330249 [Title] => Choco factory raided for unfair competition [Summary] => Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), accompanied by representatives of Nestlé Philippines, raided a chocolate drink factory in Navotas for unfair competition and trademark infringement.

Special Investigator Federico Criste, of the NB-NCR, said they swooped down on the factory of Columbia International Food Products Inc. located in San Rafael Village after Nestlé initiated a criminal complaint.

The company said Columbia’s Chocquik drink had packaging similar to its own instant drink Milo.
[DatePublished] => 2006-04-07 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096905 [AuthorName] => Evelyn Macairan [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) ) )
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