2021 ASEAN Business Award for Food and Beverage Sector
MANILA, Philippines. December 3, 2021 – Homegrown restaurant company Jollibee Group was recently cited as the winner of the 2021 ASEAN Business Award for Priority
Integration Sector: Food & Beverage. The Priority Integration Sector Award Category recognizes outstanding performance by large ASEAN enterprises. Out of seven Priority Integration Sector awardees, Jollibee Group is the only Philippine-based company recognized in the said category.
Hosted by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council – Brunei, this year’s ASEAN Business Awards celebrated the innovation and creative solutions of ASEAN businesses at a time of great challenge. The awards aim to showcase home-grown ASEAN globally competitive companies, as well as spotlight promising SMEs.
“We thank the ASEAN people for warmly welcoming our food into their families and homes, and recommending us to their friends and acquaintances in other parts of the world. This recognition inspires us all to do more and work even harder in our mission of serving great-tasting food, bringing the joy of eating to everyone,” shared Ernesto Tanmantiong, Chief Executive Officer of Jollibee Group.
“We share this honor with our teams in the Jollibee Group and our partners, past and present, who have worked hard alongside one another to bring us to where we are now. We truly believe that, with ASEAN talent, we have what it takes to become one of the best in the world,” added Tanmantiong.
The ASEAN Business Advisory Council first launched the annual ASEAN Business Awards in 2007 to recognize enterprises contributing to ASEAN’s economic growth and
prosperity. The ASEAN Business Awards Panel of Judges included representatives from all ASEAN member states – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.