Viking Traders Limited manufactures over one hundred (100) different quality products, including specialty blended Caribbean spices, flavorful and innovative condiments, treasure of gold rum cake, exotic drinks and gift items. The Company was founded in 1979 by Mr.Nicholas Zephirin from whom the original recipe creations were sourced, fully embodying the authentic tastes of the Caribbean.
Unique Business Proposition & Vision/Mission Statement
Our uniqueness is based upon our resilience, values and promoting authenticity which are not only reflected in our products but also in our processes and our people.
Mission: “To give value to our customers through the production and distribution of food products with high standards.”
Vision: “To be a leading agro-processor producing the highest quality food products in the Caribbean supplying the global market.”
Company Achievements: Successes, Awards, References etc.
We have achieved:
• 1st place award for its Dam Hot Pepper Sauce.
• 2nd Place Viking Banana Ketchup in the category ‘World Beat Sauces.’
• 2nd Place Viking Hot Pepper Sauce in the category ‘Hot Sauces ’ in the Fiery foods shout out
competition in Albuquerque New Mexico.
• Innovation finalist at SIAL and Manufacturer of the Year 2015 in St. Lucia.
We are also among 5 most innovative food products at ANUGA for our banana ketchup and banana & honey barbecue sauce.
We work directly with farmers in rural communities and support trade farmers, as well as farmers engaged in organic farming.We practice the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) process in our operations, as well as energy conservation from modern equipment. Our product packaging is biodegradable and we participate in regular donations in sports and religious events sponsoring initiatives that build the values and well being of our society.
Company Product/Service Range
We have 6 ranges of products: Spices, Condiments and Specialty Sauces, Rum Cake, Gift Items, Baking products, Drinks, Essences, and Coconut products consisting of Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Coconut Cream and Coconut Milk.
Differentiators, what makes your Company, products, services special?
The manufacturing process is not mass produced but controlled by batches to ensure quality and consistency using fresh raw materials and adherence to strict international standards.
Current market position, Company growth plans, Export experience and capabilities, production capabilities, Company/product certifications.
We are currently the market leader for Icing Sugar .With over 15 years of experience we have exported regionally to the USA, Canada and Europe. We are FDA certified for exporting to the USA, HACCP compliant and are in the process of HACCP third part certfication. We are also BRC and GMP certified.