Food security and availability of staple foods at affordable prices has been STO's responsibility since its inception in 1964. As such Peoples Choice Staple Foods which deals with rice, flour and sugar, plays an important role in STO's business ensuring that these items are made available to consumers at reasonable prices while still maintaining a high quality.
These products being a key responsibility of STO is stored in purpose built, high quality warehouses with a storage capacity of 9000 tons. Special needs of fumigation of these warehouses are also available at these locations to minimize the presence of insects and other pests.
To ensure that food resources are made available to the Island populations STO has arranged special Credit Facilities to business establishments in the islands.
To ensure that the highest quality product and the most affordable prices is made available to consumers STO pays great attention to buying high quality staple food item at reasonable prices.