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Positive balance on inscriptions to the “Passion for our suppliers Bavaria 2009” awards

6 March 2009

- 144 firms registered to participate in the "passion for our suppliers Bavaria 2009" awards.
- The awards ceremony will be held within the framework of the Fifth Bavaria Suppliers Convention, to be held on the next June 9th.

Bogotá, March 5th 2009. Bavaria, S. A., leading beverages company in Colombia, presented a positive balance in registrations to participate in the "Passion for our suppliers Bavaria 2009" awards. The objective of the awards is to motivate suppliers and their employees to work in achieving the continuous quality improvement of all of their management system processes and their products, which will in turn become beneficial for the entire supply chain and in the construction of equal and mutually beneficial relations between the parts and interest groups.

Once the inscriptions closed, which were held between February 2nd and 20th, a total of 144 suppliers registered, of which, 21 were registered in the raw materials and production category; 18 in packaging material; 32 in machinery and spare parts; 41 in marketing and advertising; and 32 in operational services.

The "Passion for our suppliers Bavaria 2009" awards, seek to acknowledge the work of those who have exceeded the company's quality expectations in an outstanding, exceptional and exemplary manner in the supply of goods and/or services. This way, the awards promote the participation and integration of more companies in Bavaria's supply chain, for the benefit of consumers, society and the sustainable economic development of the country.

This year the awards have the support of Dinero Magazine and "Colombia es Pasión". Dinero Magazine is currently carrying out, along with the SENA, projects to bolster the articulation between demand and the offer of large and small enterprises in the country. For its part, "Colombia es "Pasión represents a corporate support for the awards and its presence constitutes a message of quality and inclusion for all of Bavaria's suppliers in Colombia.

The awards ceremony will take place during the Fifth Suppliers Convention of Bavaria, to be held on the next June 9th.

Bavaria S. A. is the largest beverage company of Colombia. Its brands Águila, Águila Light, Club Colombia, Cola & Pola, Costeña, Costeñita, Peroni, Pilsen, Póker, Redd's and Pony Malta are leaders in their respective beverage categories in Colombia.

For additional information please contact:
Juan David Lee Aguirre


Phone +57-1-638 9290

Bogotá, D.C.


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