Senator Cynthia Villar gave her congratulatory/inspirational message during the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Processing Plant of Bohol Dairy Coop (BODACO) and supported by the Philippine Carabao Center under the PL480 program, located in Brgy. San Pascual, Ubay, Bohol last February 7, 2023. The coop now has 650 dairy farmers but it started with 25 in 1998 and is the first dairy coop in the province and has now a number of outlets in the province. Present during the groundbreaking are: 1. Dr. Caro Salces – DA-PCC OIC Executive Director 2. OIC Director Joel Elumba – DA Region 7 3. Mr. Jun Flores – Representative of Gov. Erico Aristotle Aumentado 4. Mr. Marvin Boiser- Representative of Congw. Vanvan Aumentado 5. Dr. Stella Marie Lapiz – Office of the Provincial Veterinarian 6. Mayor Constantino Reyes – Ubay Municipal Mayor 7. Mr. Marianito Doydora – Municipal Agriculturist of Ubay 8. Mr. Renato Alaceda Jr. – Brgy. Captain of Barangay San Pascual, Ubay 9. Pastor Roger Damalerio – General Manager of BODACO 10. Mr. Rommel Raguindin – Office of Sen. Cynthia Villar 11. BODACO BODs, Officers, Staff and Members
Last 2018, Bohol Dairy Cooperative (BODACO) was one of the winners of the Villar SIPAG awards.