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Company Profile

ORIENTAL MERCHANTS, INC. (OMI) was established in 1988 as a trading and distribution company in the Philippines.  Since then, Oriental Merchants has grown into a respected partner in the industry.  Initially concentrating on premium quality products from Spain – food and personal care – it now boasts of a powerful line-up of brands from all over Europe. Today, the company has three divisions namely Trading, Corporate Give-Away and Export.


The Trading Division – concentrates on the import and distribution of consumer products.  OMI is the exclusive importer of various food and personal care brands from Europe.  Food products include Spanish Olive Oil and Olives, Specialty Vinegars, Spices and Seasonings, Portuguese Anchovies, Tomato products (crushed, whole peeled and fried), Italian Pasta, pasta sauces, Asparagus, Beans and Legumes, Ready-to-eat classic Spanish cuisine, Manchego cheese, dessert mixes, Belgian biscuits, among others.  These products are now mainstays in the retail shelves and a strong partner for the foodservice professional. Our personal care products include various brands of colognes, soaps, shampoos, and body fresheners. 


Meticulously sourced and developed through aggressive sales and marketing efforts, many of these products have obtained a considerable share in their respective markets. 


The Export Division – oversees the representation of various foreign buyers from Europe, America and South America.  All purchases from the Philippines by these foreign buyers are coursed through OMI to ensure cost competitiveness, quality control, and timely delivery.  OMI clients range from those seeking furniture and accessories for either Hotels or Resorts, to large retail outlets, Homes and Boutiques, which cater to very elite exclusive markets.  OMI’s resources are specifically catered to meet each clients needs and specifications. 


The Corporate Give-Away Division – was a natural offshoot from the Trading Division.  It started out with creating Christmas hampers mainly using our products.   It has now evolved itself into a full-fledged source of premium products for corporate give-aways.


 Oriental Merchants, Inc. is a member of the Rayomar Group of Companies – a group of 16 core companies that are into varied yet connected businesses like logistics, freight forwarding, brokerage, domestic distribution, travel, manning of sea vessels, internet shopping, trailer leasing, among others.  Therefore, OMI draws its strength not only from years in the trade but from the collective experience and broad reach of the Rayomar Group.