Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc. (referred to as “Flour Mills” or “FMN”), Nigeria’s leading Foods and Agro-allied Group, today announced that one of its subsidiaries and a major advocate for the development of the Sugar Value Chain in Nigeria, Golden Sugar Company Limited, has won The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Awards in Nice, France.
The award was announced during this year’s GFSI conference in Nice, which brings industry leaders together to discuss the key food safety trends in the FMCG sector. The Awards intend to reflect the diversity of the GFSI Global Markets Programme around the world today from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe.
Mike Robach, Chairman of the GFSI Board said: “The Global Markets Awards 2019 recognizes the commitment of companies all over the world to their food safety journey. This year, the Selection Committee focused on the effort and innovations the companies have made in creating an environment for food safety and a culture of continuous improvement.
Golden Sugar Company, which incidentally was the only recipient company from Africa this year was recognized for boosting its client base beyond direct consumers to multinational industrial clients and reduced food safety-related complaints.
Maniatis Ioannis John, General Manager, Golden Sugar company said: “We are delighted to be a part of this year’s conference and to have been selected as winners. Our journey through the Global Markets Programme has been truly inspirational and indeed rewarding. We know that Golden Sugar is enjoyed by millions of Nigerian families every day, so this is just one of the many initiatives that we have put in place to assure them of our commitment to quality and safe food for all.”