The company was honored with the highest award given every year by the multinational flavor and fragrance company Firmenich S.A. to its value chain.
In July of this year, San Miguel participated, together with other 20 suppliers from around the world, in the 7th Supplier Summit of Firmenich, one of the world’s largest privately-owned companies in the fragrance and flavor business. San Miguel is part of Firmenich's ‘Vendor Relationship Manager’ group, which is composed of its strategic suppliers.
San Miguel achieved the highest score among all suppliers of the company, after being assessed in six dimensions: Conformity, Support, Delivery, Economy, Sustainability and Innovation. In the two last-mentioned categories, the company obtained its highest score, showing once again that the path to sustainable development and the efforts involved are recognized by the industry.
The award was handed out by Bhavesh Shah and Gilbert Ghostine, CPO and CEO of Firmenich, respectively.
“San Miguel works every day to add value to our customers. We seek to build long-term relationships with them and offer solutions together to the market. This award is certainly a recognition for such commitment, which affirms our direction and makes us very proud”, said Maximiliano D’Alessandro.
Through the juices, pulps, peels and oils it produces, San Miguel is part of the value chain of thousands of consumer products globally. With products derived from its citrus, it is present in a wide variety of products such as beverages, perfumes and food.
Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavor business. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, it has created many of the world’s best-known perfumes and flavors that billions of consumers enjoy every day. Its passion for smell and taste is at the heart of its success. It is renowned for its world-class research and creativity, as well as its innovative leadership in sustainability and exceptional understanding of consumer trends. Every year, it invests 10% of its turnover in R&D, reflecting its continuous desire to understand, share and sublimate the best that nature has to offer. By the end of June 2017, Firmenich had a turnover of 3.3 billion Swiss Francs.
More information: www.firmenich.com.