SAINT LUCIA’S leading manufacturing company, Baron Foods (St. Lucia) Limited was the recipient of five SMA Quality Awards and the President’s Award for Excellence.
The gala awards ceremony was held at Sandals Halcyon on Saturday, April 14th, 2018.
The acting Prime Minister, Hon. Stephenson King and Minister of Commerce, Hon. Bradley Felix were amongst those in attendance.
The company received four first place diamond awards in the following categories, namely:
– Product and Customer-Service, Quality Human Resource Development, Implementation of Standards and Best Practices Leadership
A platinum award was received in the Social Responsibility category.
Overall the company received the President’s Award for Excellence.
The company’s Chief Executive Officer and founder, Mr. Ronald Ramjattan said “The judging criteria of the awards has changed hence the competition is more intense. Nevertheless, this did not discourage us for aiming higher.”
“Baron Foods prides itself on the quality of its products. We started our journey into quality from 1991, with a range of twelve products with exceptional quality and packaging, becoming one of the best brands in the Caribbean.
Today, this has paved the way for exports to islands in the Caribbean region, North America, South America, Europe and the Indian Ocean,” Mr. Ramjattan said.
He added, “We will continue to participate in the SMA Quality Awards. These awards received, underscores our own commitment to the core principles of building blocks used by us in the area of Product and Customer-Service Quality, Human Resource, Implementation of Standards, Leadership and Social Responsibility.”