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Founded in mid-1998, Chooco Lovers Inc.

s passion and mission is to provide chocolate lovers with the best quality of chocolate products available daily and to bring a unique chocolate experience of complete pleasure to our customers. It is our mission to provide chocoholics with a totally healthy chocolate formula thus eliminating all concerns about weight gain and blood sugar levels.

By being the market leader of the chocolate maker in the Philippine industry, we intend to stay ahead of the competitors by providing great customer service and deliver on our promises.

To continuously listen to our customers, to conduct regular feedback sessions on how to improve the product.
To exceed customer expectation for value and service. To build and maintain great customer relationships and long-term satisfaction

Chooco Lovers' Values,

tell a powerful story: A global and diverse team, operating with integrity, working together, determined to make a difference.

OPEN TO POSSIBILITIES We are Open To Possibilities by embracing diversity, seeking new approaches and striving for continuous improvement. GROWING TOGETHER We are Growing Together by sharing knowledge and unwrapping human potential in an environment of mutual respect.

PROVIDING QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES We are Providing Quality Products and Services in terms of presentation, functionality, choice, value, speed, timeliness, suitability, repeatability, reliability, life span, repeatability, courtesy, and friendliness.

GIVING CUSTOMER DELIGHT We are Giving Customer Delight by the positive emotional response and joy that the customer feels from interaction with our people and our products and services.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE We are Making a Difference by leading with integrity and determination to have a positive impact on everything we do. ONE CHOOCO We are One Chooco, winning together while accepting individual responsibility for our results.

CHOOCO Lovers Inc. Chooco Plaza Building 8888 Northville, Emerald; Makati; National Capital Region
Primary Line of Business: CHOCOLATE MAKERS Status: Listed Legal Form: Public Limited Company CIBI: 00000888890 Financial Auditors: ALCALA ORTIZ & CO. Incorporation Date: June 15, 2005 Annual Sales: Php 857.1 million Expected Annual Profit: Php 23.5 million Total Employees: 250 Employees at this location: 57

Management Directory: President and Chief Executive Officer: Diasanta, Chelsea Fatima Vice President of Product Development: Mangulabnan, Glenda Vice President of Sales: Longgakit, Micah Camille Chief Information Officer: Gerona, Deandro Carlo Chief Technology Officer: Albis, Katrina Human Resources Executive: Ignacio, Rhonel Plant Manager: Ganas, Melijoy COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Since its founding in Philippines in 1998, CHOOCO Lovers, Inc. has become the leading chocolate maker in the local industry. It has branches all over the country, 5five in Luzon and one each in Visayas and Minadanao. The company offered to people a more improved products. It also helps the society in giving more job opportunities as the CHOOCO Lovers expand every year.

1998
Ms. Chelsea Fatima Diasanta, Ms. Glenda Mangulabnan and Micca Camille Longgakit who were in the sorority in this time and studying in Adamson University love to make chocolates so they have decided to open a chocolate store called Chooco Lovers in San Marcelino St. Ermita Manila

2000
The unique taste of the chocolate clicked and from that the store posted a year sales amounting to Php 300,000. Adamsonians are the most costumers of the chocolate store.

2003
The first five years was very successful and because of that it was awarded as the FALCONS CHOICE AWARD from the students organization where Ms. Diasanta, Mangulabnan and Longgakit graduated. The store posted a year sales amounting to Php 20,000,000

2006
Chooco Lovers incorporates as a 100% Filipino-owned Company, with two stores within Metro Manila as initial network and chocolate as flagship product. Melijoy Ganas, a culinary arts graduate introduced a more special and quality products distinguished into two flavors: chocolate with almond and chocolate with raisins. The company opened a foundation for young Filipino inspired to be a culinary art graduate and this served as the Social Resposibility of the company established as Chooco Lovers Foundation. Rhonnel Ignacio and Katrina Albis bought sales of stocks.

2009
The first television commercial was made and aired. Ane Curtis and Coco Martin as actor and actress with the SLOGAN CHOOCO ng BAYAN Chooco Lovers ended the year with 5 stores: in San Marcelino, Mall of Asia, Baguio, Cebu and Davao. The store posted a year sales amounting to Php 300,000,000 Deandro Carlo Gerona bought sales of stocks in the company.

2010
The company included in the TOP 100 companies in the Philippines. A branch was also opened in Lucena City, Quezon Province.

2011
Chooco Lovers becomes the market leader of the chocolate maker in the industry. More Chocolates launched including the chocolate drinks. CHOOCO ng BAYAN was awarded as the best advertising song of the year. Chooco Lovers products became the Filipino Chocolate products choice. It was again awarded as the CHILDRENS CHOCOLATE CHOICE AWARD based on the survey made every year by Choco Lovers Group, a group of Filipino people who are addicted to chocolates.

JULY 2011
Chooco Lovers won the 15th International Foods Award from El Comestible in Barcelona, Spain. Chelsea Diasanta, Glenda Mangulabnan and Micah Camille Longgakit won the Agora Award for entrepreneurship given by the Philippine Marketing Association. Top 250 Corporation in the Philippines list included CHOOCO Lovers

2012
Sales of Php 800 million pushed CHOOCO lovers into the elite Top 100 Corporations in the Asia. A store in Megamall was also opened. Chooco Lovers ended the year with 7 stores.

2013
As of today the products that been offered by the chocolate maker are still trending in the market due to a more effort collaboration of all the employees of the company.

The CHOCO Lovers Inc. makes two chocolates, the choco choco and choco milk. The chocolates are made with raisins and almonds. The company factory has 30 000lbs. of raisins and 42 000lbs. of almonds. Each box of choco choco requires 4lbs. of raisins and 6lbs. of almonds and makes a profit of Php. 180, while each box of choco milk requires 3kgs. of raisins and 5lbs. of almonds and makes a profit of Php. 250. How many choco choco and choco milk chocolates should be produce to maximize profit? INFO: 1BOX=48Pcs. 1 Bar = 180g

A. Decide for Variables


Let x = Choco choco Let y = Choco Milk

B. Table
(Choco choco) x (Choco Milk) y

C. Constraints
30 000 42 000

Raisins Almonds

4lbs. 5lbs. Php. 180

3lbs. 5lbs. Php. 250

4x + 3y 30 000 5x + 5y 42 000 X 0 Y 0

Profit

D. Objective Function:
Max Profit = 180x + 250y

MODEL
Objective Function: Max P = 180x + 250y Subject to: 4x + 3y 30 000 5x + 5y 42 000 X 0 Y 0

E. GRAPH:
4x+3y= 30000
X 0 7500 Y 10000 (0, 10000) 0 (7500,0) X 0 8400

5x+5y= 42000
Y 8400 (0,8400) 0 (8400,0)

F. CORNER POINTS: 20000x+15000y


(0,0) (0,8400) (7500,0) 0(180)+0(250) 0(180)+8400(250) 7500(180)+0(250) ---------------------------------------------------------0 1,350,000 1,350,000

(3800,5100)

3800(180)+5100(250)
X= 3,800 Choco choco

-------------------y= 5,100 Choco Milk

1 959 000

G. ISOPROFIT EQUATION
180X+250Y = 1,959,000
x 0 10,883.33 0 y 7,839 (0,7,839) (10,883.33,0)

Chooco Lovers Inc. has five warehouses to supply the five branches. Using the NWCR
Supplier 1 2 3 Available/month 15 MT 35 20 Warehouse 1 2 3 Capacity/month 20 MT 10 40

From Supplier 1 Supplier 2 Supplier 3

Warehouse 1 70 000/MT 77 000 75 000

Warehouse 2 75 000/MT 60 000 80 000

Warehouse 3 80 000/MT 70 000 75 000

1W2 = 75000-60000+7700070000=22000
2W3 = 80000-70000+7700070000=17000 3W1 = 75000-77000+7000075000= -7000 3W2 = 80000-60000+7000075000= 15000

TC = 4,935,000

1W3= 80000-75000+7500070000= 10000 1W2= 7500060000+7000075000+75000-70000= 15000 2W1= 77000-75000+7500070000= 7000 3W2= 8000060000+70000-75000= 15000

TC= 4,900,00

DECISION:
From 1 2 2 3 3 W1 W2 W3 W1 W3 To 15 10 25 5 15 No. of MT Cost/MT 70000 60000 70000 75000 75000 Shipment Cost 1,050,000 600,000 1,750,000 375,000 1,125,000

4,900,000

CHOOCO Lovers Inc. which one of the top companies in making chocolates is planning to replace its machineries in production due to demand that is rapidly increasing. From the time that the company built its factory it was the last time that they bought new machineries. Technical difficulties are affecting its production that lessens their sales as well as its customers. Below are the lists of machineries that the factory needs in order to produce quality chocolates and also the lists of countries in where they are planning to buy those machineries. Determine the optimal assignment that will minimize the cost in buying new machineries.

Initial Table:
Chocolate Shape Making Machine Mixer Freezer Chocolate Packing Machine Chocolate Cooking Machine

China
Japan Philippines

300,000
350,000 400,000

500,000
550,000 600,000

450,000
470,000 500,000

350,000
300,000 450,000

450,000
480,000 380,000

Turkey
Vietnam

380,000
400,000

560,000
600,000

490,000
500,000

420,000
450,000

700,000
750,000

Row Reduction:
Chocolate Shape Making Machine China
Japan Chocolate Packing Machine Chocolate Cooking Machine

Mixer

Freezer

0
50,000

200,000
250,000

150,000
170,000

50,000
0

150,000
180,000

Philippines
Turkey

20,000
0

220,000
180,000

120,000
110,000

70,000
40,000

0
320,000

Vietnam

200,000

100,000

50,000

350,000

Column Reduction:
Chocolate Shape Making Machine China Japan Philippines Turkey Vietnam 0 50,000 20,000 0 0 Chocolate Packing Machine 50,000 0 70,000 40,000 50,000 Chocolate Cooking Machine 150,000 180,000 0 320,000 350,000

Mixer

Freezer

20,000 70,000 40,000 0 20,000

50,000 70,000 20,000 10,000 0

First Iteration:
Chocolate Shape Making Machine China Japan Philippines Turkey Vietnam 0 50,000 20,000 0 0

5 lines
Chocolate Packing Machine 50,000 0 70,000 40,000 50,000 Chocolate Cooking Machine 150,000 180,000 0 320,000 350,000

Mixer

Freezer

20,000 70,000 40,000 0 20,000

50,000 70,000 20,000 10,000 0

Final table:
Chocolate Shape Making Machine China Japan Philippines Turkey Vietnam 0 50,000 20,000 0 0 Chocolate Packing Machine 50,000 0 70,000 40,000 50,000 Chocolate Cooking Machine 150,000 180,000 0 320,000 350,000

Mixer

Freezer

20,000 70,000 40,000 0 20,000

50,000 70,000 20,000 10,000 0

Summary:
China Japan Philippines Turkey Vietnam Chocolate Shape Making Machine Chocolate Packing Machine Chocolate Cooking Machine Mixer Freezer Php. 300,000 300,000 380,000 560,000 500,000 ----------------Php. 2, 040,000

The Choco Lovers Inc. delivers chocolate from their 3 warehouses to their 4 branches located in the Philippines other than those in Metro Manila. Using the cost information given below, compute the optimal transportation that will minimize the cost using the stepping stone method.
Branch 1 Warehouse 1 Warehouse 2 Warehouse 3 Demand 800 1200 1000 1000 Branch 2 1200 1000 1200 1500 Branch 3 1000 800 1400 500 Branch 4 2000 500 1600 1500 Supply 2000 1500 1000 4500

Occupied Cells: 5 (r0w+column)-1 (4+3)-1 7-1 = 6 5<6

1B4 = 2000-500+800-1000= 1300 2B1 = 1200-800+1000-800= 600 2B2 = 1000-1200+1000-800= 0 3B1 = 1000-1200+800-1200= 200 3B3 = 1400-1200+1200-1000= 400 3B4 = 1600-1200+1200-1000+800-500= 900

Draw the network diagram that would show the total completion time of creating chocolates for Company Chooco Lovers. Calculate the minimum overall project completion time and identify which activities are critical.
Project Start Time: Project End Time: 9:00am 5:30 pm

Total: Minutes 510 Minutes Hours 8.5 Hours

Activities:
A (30mins) 1. Prepare necessary raw materials for processing of chocolates. *B (60mins) 2. Place water in the chocolate processing machine and heat it. Keep the water below boiling point. *C (60mins) 3. Combine the cocoa powder and softened butter in a different container, cream together until you have a smooth paste. D (30mins) 4. Use an immersion blender to eliminate lumps of chocolate. E (30mins) 5. Add the cocoa powder mix to the hot water and stir. Allow the temperature to rise back up. Again, it should be hot but not boiling. *F (30mins) 6. Pour the hot mixture into a large container.

*G (60mins) 7. Sift sugar and powdered sugar together in a separate mixing machine. Eliminate as many clumps as you can.

*L (30mins) 12. Mix the chocolates with raisins *M (30mins) 13. Mix the chocolates with almond

H (30mins) 8. Stir the sugar mixture into the hot cocoa and mix.
I (30mins) 9. Add milk. Blend until smooth. *J (30mins) 10. Separate a portion of the chocolate mix for the Chocolate with Raisins *K (30mins) 11. Separate a portion of the chocolate mix for the Chocolate with Almonds

N (30mins) 14. Pour the chocolates with raisins and chocolates with almond mixture in thin layers across the bottoms of various containers. Since the chocolate will take the shape of the container different candy molds would be used
O (120mins) 60mins x 2hrs 15. Harden in the refrigerator or freezer. P (30mins) 16. Wrap it with clear chocolate wrapper.

Gantt Chart:

ACTIVITY LETTER A D E H I N O P J K L M F G B C

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
Prepare necessary raw materials for processing of chocolates. Place water in the chocolate processing machine and heat it. Keep the water below boiling point. Combine the cocoa powder and softened butter in a different container, cream together until you have a smooth paste.

DURATION (In Minutes) 30 60 60 30 30 30 60 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 120 30

Use an immersion blender to eliminate lumps of chocolate.


Add the cocoa powder mix to the hot water and stir. Allow the temperature to rise back up. Again, it should be hot but not boiling. Pour the hot mixture into a large container. Sift sugar and powdered sugar together in a separate mixing machine. Eliminate as many clumps as you can. Stir the sugar mixture into the hot cocoa and mix. Add milk. Blend until smooth. Separate a portion of the chocolate mix for the Chocolate with Raisins Separate a portion of the chocolate mix for the Chocolate with Almonds Mix the chocolates with raisins Mix the chocolates with almond Pour the chocolates with raisins and chocolates with almond mixture in thin layers across the bottoms of various containers. Since the chocolate will take the shape of the container different candy molds would be used. Harden in the refrigerator or freezer. Wrap it with clear chocolate wrapper.

Network Diagram: