17 Jun, 2015
The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) congratulates Baron Foods for winning the prestigious International Superior Taste Award 2015 for its innovative Banana Ketchup from the International Taste & Quality Institute (iTQi). The Superior Taste award ceremony which was recently held in Brussels, Belgium on June 04, 2015, brings together global food and beverages manufacturers to review their modern and ingenious developments in the food and beverage industry.
This Banana Ketchup was also recognized at the Top Innovations of Anuga 2013, Taste 13 competition. Baron Foods has continually demarked itself by the quality of products that it offers. It was first launched a few years ago and has been recognized globally for its unique flavour profile. Banana Ketchup has been granted with a 2 Gold Star award classifying it as a “Remarkable” product with marks between 80% and 90% under the Superior Taste Award judging criteria. Baron Foods is now the only company within the Caribbean to have attained two awards from iTQi, in 2014 their West Indian Hot Sauce was also the recipient of a Gold Star award.
Capturing this eminent award has allowed the Baron brand name to be further catapulted into the international market arena. This achievement came as no surprise to the individual who spearheaded the operation, the company’s very own Managing Director, Mr. Ronald Ramjattan. “Baron Foods is a name synonymous with innovation in the processed food industry,” said Ramjattan. “Our foodstuffs have been bringing Caribbean creativity to the rest of the world for decades and the most sophisticated thinking in delivering quality products to markets both regional and global, all of which is attributed to the hard work that is rendered when it comes to attention to detail in formulation and packaging.”
Baron Foods represents a dynamic and reputable manufacturing company with plants located in three (3) Caribbean countries. Certified against FSSC 22000:2010, the company currently manufactures over 150 products which include exotic and gourmet sauces, condiments, spices, flavourings, low fat mayonnaise, salad dressings and drink cocktails. The company is export oriented and currently serves markets in the USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, Guyana and the entire English, French, Dutch and Spanish speaking islands of the Caribbean.
Source: Baron Foods Ltd.