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Tappoo Group scoops double exporter Awards

October 21, 2017 10:26 pm

Fiji’s exporters were acknowledged for their contribution in nation building at the Prime Ministers International Business Awards in Suva last night.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says not only should exporters be praised but their success should be celebrated.

Bainimarama gave special and well deserved recognition to exporters who have done wonders in putting Fijian made products and services in markets around the world.

“We will honor those businesses that, like Fiji itself, have punched above their weight. We recognize those businesses that have been truly innovative, and that have produced a quality of product or service that has made our nation proud. We will honor those that dared to push the limits and those that have embraced sustainability and inclusivity in their businesses.”

Eleven exporters were awarded last night with the Tappoo Group of Companies scooping two awards, Supreme Award and Re-Exporter of the Year Award.

More than 180 applications were received by Investment Fiji this year for the Awards- the largest so far.

Awards:

Best Small Business Operating internationally Award: Easy in Fiji Ltd

Best Medium Business Operating internationally Award: Foneology

Best Large Business Operating internationally Award: CBS Power Solutions

Emerging Exporter of the Year Award: Paradise Beverages

Re-exporter of the Year Award: Tappoo Group of Companies

Excellence in Innovation: Vodafone Fiji

Excellence in Service Award: Rosie Holidays

Primary Industry Business Excellence Award: Grace Road Group

Excellence in Business Leadership Award: Mark Halabe

Excellency in E-Commerce Award: Mind Pearl

Socially Responsible Business of the Year Award: Natural Waters of Viti Ltd

Supreme Award: Tappoo Group of Companies.