Made in Ghana award nominees unveiled
The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) has shortlisted some indigenous Made-in-Ghana products and industries to receive the Pride of Ghana honours at the sixth edition of the Made in Ghana Awards and Exhibition 2019.
The Awards 2019, an initiative of EFG is on the theme: “Promoting Industrialization, the key to job creation and Economic Development”.
A statement issued in Accra by the organisers said the gala dinner and exhibition was scheduled for Friday, August 30, 2019 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City.
It said the key objective of the award was a campaign to seek the pride of indigenous most celebrated premium quality and competitive products and service industries to create awareness and provide a boost to their reputation.
It said it was also to increase the products’ credibility in international markets and build product loyalty to save the local manufacturing industries from collapse.
“It is also to promote, advertise and market quality manufactured products and industries which have exhibited excellence in manufacturing practices and standards, industry personalities in Ghana, in an effort to reduce the Cedi depreciation against the U.S dollar, provide the platform for consumers to patronize made-in-Ghana products and service organizations,” it added.
The statement said the official product nominees include GTP Adepa Dumas, Nkulenu Palm Soup Base, Nexans Kabelmetal Electrical Cables, Everpack Papa Jumbo, Accra Brewery Club Premium Lager, Ghandour Cocoa Paa! PRINCESS Cocoa Butter Hand and Princess Paa Rose Anti-perspirant
The industry personality categories include: Most Outstanding Ghanaian Personality of the Year, Overall Best Industrialist, Industrialist of the Year, Best Humanitarian Personality, Best Young Industrialist, Outstanding Ghanaian Ambassador, Female Industrial Leadership Award, Best Woman Industrialist, Best Manufacturing Personality and Best Diplomatic Mission of the Year.
The Premium Quality nominees include: Overall Best Quality Product of the Year, Best Quality Product of the Year, Premium Quality Alcoholic Bitters, Premium Quality Fruit Juice, Product Hall of Fame Award, Premium Quality Alcoholic Beer, Premium Quality Confectionery, Premium Quality Pharmaceutical Product, and Premium Quality Building & Construction Product.
The Best Quality nominees include: Best Multinational Manufacturing Industry, Best State-Owned Manufacturing Industry of the Year, Best Manufacturing Industry of the Year, and Best New Indigenous Product.