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The SLBS Congratulates Baron Foods

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The SLBS Congratulates Baron Foods

 

Press Release                                                                                        May 26, 2014

            International Award to Barons Foods Limited is a Tribute to Quality

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards is immensely proud of news of the prestigious “Superior Taste Award” given to Baron Foods Limited for its well known product West Indian Hot Sauce by International Taste and Quality Institute (iTQi) in Belgium.
 
The award is significant because while it rewards taste, the structure is affixed to recognized quality criteria. The International Taste & Quality Institute - iTQi - based in Brussels, promotes itself as the world leading organization dedicated to testing and promoting superior food and drink. As part of its schedule iTQi supports its awards with physical-chemical tests conducted by “accredited laboratories in order to check that the products are technically sound and will be of the same high quality when they reach the consumer.”
 
The SLBS is pleased Barons Foods Ltd sought out this award, as the company implemented a robust quality infrastructure very early in its operations. Barons began its standardization programme in 2004 and this remains a corner stone of its strategy for quality production and effective marketing–graduating from the Hazard Critical Control Points (HACCP) standard to the Food Safety Certification System FSSC: 2200 which is now in place.
 
In 2012 the SLBS with support from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) selected the company for a study on the Economic Benefits of Standards.
 
The “Economic Benefits of Standards” study had as objectives; to develop a case to assess the benefits of using standards within the food processing sector of Saint Lucia, enable stakeholders in both private and public sectors to better appreciate the economic and social impacts of voluntary consensus-standards and to raise the awareness of policy makers and business leaders of the importance of standardization.
 
The study concentrated on standards implemented by Baron Foods Ltd and its significant impact in areas such as procurement, production, marketing and sales.
 
While Barons will celebrate its award as a company achievement, as an institution with a mandate to support competitiveness through standardization and conformity assessment, it supports our work and advocacy about the importance of a national quality infrastructure for the sustainable development of the productive sectors of the economy.
 
This is a fitting tribute to the value of standardization and we can think of no worthier a company.
The Minister, Council, Management and Staff of the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards offer their warmest congratulations to Baron Foods Limited on a job well done.