Accra, Aug. 29, GNA – Thirty-seven most
celebrated and outstanding Ghanaian business personalities, products and
service organisations were honoured at the fourth edition of Made in Ghana
Product and Service Awards in Accra.
It was for the production of unique products
and efficient services delivery.
It is an initiative of the Entrepreneurs
Foundation of Ghana (EFG), endorsed by the Ministries of Trade and Industry and
Finance and Ghana Standards Authority.
The event was held on the theme: “Industrialisation,
the key Strategy to Accelerated Economic Development and Job Creation.”
The Guest of honour, Lands and Natural
Resources Minister, Nii Osah Mills, said the Government has made the promotion
of the consumption of “Made in Ghana” goods and services a cardinal pillar for
the future development of our economy.
The President of the EFG, Mr Sam Ato Gaisie
said the Made in Ghana Awards is about seeking the pride of Ghanaian most
celebrated high quality and competitive products and services to create
awareness, provide a boost to the business profile and reputation, increase the
products’ credibility in international markets and build product loyalty to
save the local manufacturing industries from collapse.
In attendance were some ministers of state,
heads of department and agencies and some members of the Diplomatic Corps,
including: Madam. Pavelyn Tendal Musaka, Zimbabwean Ambassador and Dean of
Diplomatic Corps, Mr Robert P. Jackson, US Ambassador and Madam Sun Baohong,
The rest were:
Madam Claudia Turbay Guintero, Colombian Ambassador Mr Pradeep K. Gupta,
Acting, Indian High Commissioner and Mrs Adekunbi Soniake Ayodeji, Acting,
Nigerian High Commissioner.
The awardees were honoured for their
contribution to national development and the flagship awards went to two
personalities and two organisations, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, President and Chairman,
Groupe Nduom, Business Personality of the Year, Dr Kwabena Adjei, Founder and
Group Chairman, Kasapreko Co. Ltd, Industrialist of the Year and Mr Nathan
Kwabena Anokye Adisi, Chief Executive Officer and EIB Network, Young
Personality of the Year.
The rest were:
Groupe Nduom, Business Group of the year, Kasapreko Co. Ltd,
Manufacturing Industry of the Year, Medi Moses Prostacure Herbal tea, overall
best product of the year and Herbal Tea of the Year.
Other awards were: Reroy Cables & Power
Systems, Electrical Cables & Power Systems of the year , Distell- Savanna
dry & Hunter’s Gold cider, Cider beverages of the year, Everpure purified
drinking water, purified drinking water of the year,2015 and Chocho herbal
fresh soap, herbal soap of the year, Others were: Beatex- lord mosquito &
old soldier jumbo mosquito coils, household insecticides of the year, kleesoft
washing powder, washing powder of the year, Rockcare- genecure 4-4-2 capsules,
herbal capsules of the year, Nestle ideal milk & milo energy food drink,
food & beverage products of the year, lucky herbal bitters, Fontissue,
paper & tissue of the year, 2015, Taabea herbal mixture, herbal mixture of
Other award winners were: Homefoods pure palm
oil, agro-processed palm oil of the year, – Kane-em plastic closures & pet
bottles, rubber & plastics of the year.2015 ,Tex styles- GTP & Woodin,
Textile Prints of the year, Anowah Afrique apparel, apparel & garment
industry of the year, Phastor Kwick Floors, Building & Construction product
of the year, Kofi Ababio & Sons – Crystal clear liquid detergent, Azartex
emulsion paint, emulsion paint of the year, kinapharma- lumether tablet &
suspension(act), pharmaceutical product of the year, Mansuki – Coconut oil Shea
butter hair food, Cosmetics of the year, Olam- royal king crackers/perk
biscuits, biscuits of the year,2015.
The rest were:
Volta Serene hotel, hospitality & tourism service of the year,2015,
business & financial times Newspaper, business newspaper of the year, Strategic communications Africa
ltd, Corporate communication service of the year, Unicredit Ghana ltd, Non-bank
Financial service of the year,2015, Starlife assurance Co. ltd, life insurance
company of the year,2015, Medlab medical diagnostic services, medical
diagnostics service of the year, EIB network, Electronic Media service of the
year,2015, Ghana National Fire Service, fire prevention & safety service of
the year,2015 and GCB bank ltd,
Financial service of the year.