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Awards & Certifications

Certifications from globally recognized bodies in maintaining international standards across operations including safety, quality and environment management.

 

Certification

ISO 22000 : 2005 Food Safety Management Certification
ISO 9001 : 2008 Quality Management System
ISO 14001 : 2004 Environmental Management System Certification
Taiki Akimoto 5S
HACCP International Food Safety Certification
SLS Quality Certification System
GMP Good Management Practices
Organic Production Methods – EU
Organic Production Methods – USDA – NOP
Organic Production Methods – JAS
Star-K Kosher Certification
HALAAL Certificate of Compliance to Shari'ah principles and requirements of the standard Operating Procedures of Division for Halal

Several awarding bodies have recognized our efforts in maintaining high quality in all our processes.

Quality Awards


YearCertificationCategoryPosition
2013 Global Performance Excellence Award Large Manufacturing Organisation Quest for Excellence
2012 National Quality Award Manufacturing Large category Gold
2005/2006 National Quality Award 2005 Extra Large Category Gold
2004/2005 Food Awards of Excellence 2003 Confectionary - Large Category Gold
1995 Excellence in Packaging    

Our impeccable track record of exporting great value and quality products has been recognized year-on-year.

Export Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryPositionBrand
2009/2010 Presidential Export Awards Sri Lanka Exporter of the Year Gold Munchee
Sri Lanka Brand Exporter of the Year Gold Munchee
Confectionary and Bakery Products Gold Munchee
2008/2009 Presidential Export Awards Sri Lanka Exporter of the Year Gold Munchee
Sri Lanka Brand Exporter of the Year Gold Munchee
Confectionary and Bakery Products Gold Munchee
2007/2008 Presidential Export Awards Sri Lanka Exporter of the Year Gold Munchee
Sri Lanka Brand Exporter of the Year  Gold Munchee
Confectionary and Bakery Products Gold Munchee
Food and Beverage Gold Munchee
2010/2011 NCE Export Awards Agriculture Value Added – Extra Large Gold Munchee
Most Outstanding Exporter –  Agriculture Value Added Gold Munchee
Most Outstanding Exporter – Industry Gold Munchee
Industry –Large Gold Munchee
Most Outstanding Exporter Silver Munchee
2009/2010 NCE Export Awards Agriculture Value Added - Extra Large Category Bronze Munchee
2008/2009 NCE Export Awards Agriculture Value Added -Most Outstanding Exporter award  Gold Munchee
Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter   Munchee
Agriculture Value Added - Extra Large Category Bronze Munchee
2007/2008 NCE Export Awards Most Outstanding Exporter Gold Munchee
Agriculture Value Added – Extra Large Category Gold Munchee
2006/2007 NCE Export Awards Agriculture Sector Value Added – Extra Large Category Silver Munchee
2005/2006 NCE Export Awards Most Outstanding Exporter – Extra Large Gold Munchee
Agriculture Value Added – Extra Large Gold Munchee
Overall Silver Munchee
2004/2005 NCE Export Awards 2003 Extra Large Category Silver Munchee
2003/2004 NCE Export Awards   Bronze Munchee
2002/2003 NCE Export Awards   Silver Munchee
1999 NCE Export Awards   Merit Munchee
1998 NCE Export Awards   Merit Munchee
1997 NCE Export Awards   Merit Munchee
1989 NCE Export Awards   Merit Munchee
2003/2004 National Award for Export Excellence   Silver Munchee
  6th International Food Awards   N/A N/A

The awards our brands have received demonstrate our commitment to our customers and their preference of our products.

Brand Awards

YearAwarding BodyAwardPositionBrand
2010/2011 Global Award for Brand Excellence Brand Leadership Award   Munchee
Brand Leadership Award   Ritzbury
SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Product Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Local Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Export Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
CSR Brand of the Year Silver Munchee
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Ritzbury
SLIM People’s Awards Peoples’ FMCG Brand of the Year   Munchee
SLIM People’s Awards Youth FMCG Brand of the Year   Munchee
2009/2010 SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Product Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Local Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Export Brand of the Year Silver Munchee
CSR Brand of the Year Silver Munchee
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Tiara
Local Brand of the Year Bronze Tiara
Innovative Brand of the Year Bronze Ritzbury
Best New Entrant of the Year Bronze Munchee Chocolate Marie

2008/2009

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Product Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Export Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
CSR Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Local Brand of the Year Silver Munchee
Innovative Brand of the Year Silver Tiara
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Super Cream Cracker
Innovative Brand of the Year Bronze Ritzbury
2007/2008 SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Innovative Brand of the Year Gold Ritzbury
Local Brand of the Year Silver Munchee Super Cream Cracker
Product Brand of the Year Silver Munchee Super Cream Cracker
International Brand of the Year Silver Munchee
Best New Entrant of the Year Silver Popit
Innovative Brand of the Year Silver Tiara
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Munchee
Food Processors’ Association Most Innovative Brand    
2006/2007 SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Best New Entrant Silver Tiara
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Lankasoy
2005/2006 SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Product Brand of the Year Gold  
Local Band of the Year Silver  
International Brand of the Year Merit Cecil

2004/2005

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Brand of the year Gold Munchee Super Cream Cracker
Product Brand of the Year Gold Munchee Super Cream Cracker
Turnaround Brand of the Year Gold Munchee Ginger
Product Brand of the Year Silver Munchee
Local Brand of the Year Merit (Silver) Munchee
Innovative Brand of the Year Merit (Silver) Munchee
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Ritzbury
2003/2004 SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Product Brand of the Year Gold Munchee
Product Brand of the Year Silver SCC
Product Brand of the Year Bronze Lankasoy
Innovative Brand of the Year    
Turnaround Brand of the Year   Lankasoy
Local Brand of the Year    
Brand of the Year    
2002/2003 SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Product Brand of the Year Gold Munchee Lemon Puff
Product Brand of the Year Silver Munchee

The strength of our business, its capacity and the dedication of its people have been recognized in Sri Lanka.

Business Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryPosition
2009/2010 National Business Excellence Awards Overall Gold
Extra Large Category Gold
Manufacturing - Food & Beverage Category

Gold

Best Capacity Builder Silver
2008/2009 National Business Excellence Awards Food & Beverage Category Gold
Excellence in Capacity Building Silver
Excellence in Business & Financial Performance Silver
Extra Large Category Silver
Overall Silver

CMO Asia Brand Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryBrand
2010/2011 CMO Asia Brand Awards Asia’s Best CSR Practices Munchee
Asia’s Best Employer Brand Munchee
Excellence in Marketing & Branding Biscuits – Munchee, Chocolates - Ritzbury, Cakes- Tiara, Soy Products - Lankasoy

State-of-the-art technology and best practices in developing manufacturing capabilities have helped us receive many industrial excellence awards.

Industrial Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryPositionBrand
2010/2011 CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards Extra Large Gold Munchee
Large Silver Lankasoy
2011/2012 CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards National/ Extra Large Crystal Munchee
2009/2010 CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards National/ Extra Large Bronze Munchee
2005/2006 CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards   Gold Munchee
2003/2004 CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards   Silver Munchee
2009/2010 CNCI Industrial Achievers Award Manufacturing – Large Scale Silver Convenience Foods
2006/2007 CNCI Industrial Achievers Award   Silver Munchee
2004/2005 CNCI Achievers of Industrial Excellence 2004 Large Category

 Gold

Munchee

Our CSR projects have come under the keen eye of established bodies that reward CSR efforts of organizations.

CSR Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryPositionBrand
2010/2011 Best Corporate Citizen Award     Munchee
2009/2010 Best Ten Corporate Citizen     Munchee
Best Ten Corporate Citizen Customer & Supplier Relations Gold Munchee

2005/2006

Best Corporate Citizens Awards Ten Best Corporate Citizens   Munchee
Best Corporate Citizens Award Winner of Customer Relations   Munchee
2004/2005 Best Corporate Citizens Awards 2004   Merit Award Munchee

We source our raw material ethically and mostly use nationally produced food products in our manufacturing processors.

Agricultural Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryPositionBrand
2011/2012 National Agribusiness Awards Large Silver Samaposha
2010/2011 National Agribusiness Awards Large Silver Samaposha
2008/2009 National Agribusiness Awards Large Category Processor Gold Samaposha
2009/2010 Agribusiness Awards National Award – Large Category for Best Agribusiness Silver Samaposha
Agribusiness Awards National Award – Large Category for Food Processor Silver Samaposha

We are proud to be recognized for going from strength to strength, adopting the best technology and expanding capabilities.

Productivity Awards

YearAwarding BodyCategoryPositionBrand
2010/2011 National Productivity Awards Medium Scale Manufacturing  3rd Place Lankasoy
Provincial Productivity Awards Medium Scale Manufacturing 2nd Place Lankasoy
5S Productivity Awards Large Scale Manufacturing 1st Place Samaposha
2009/2010 National Productivity Awards Manufacturing Sector – Medium Scale -Western Province Certificate of Special Commendation Convenience Foods
National Productivity Awards Manufacturing Sector – Medium Scale -National Level Certificate of Commendation Convenience Foods
5S Productivity Awards Central Province 2nd Place Samaposha
2008/2009 National Productivity Awards Medium Scale Manufacturing Category First Place – Western Province Lankasoy
National Productivity Awards Medium Scale Manufacturing Category Second Place – National Level Lankasoy
2007/2008 National Productivity Awards   Merit SFL
National Productivity Awards Western Merit  
NIBM Quality and Productivity Award      
1998 National Productivity Awards   Merit Award  
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