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Awards

At Suriname Alcoholic Beverages N.V. we are extremely proud of the many international awards and honors our rums have received abroad.

  • 1977; Luxembourg,  Monde Selection Médaille d'Or (Gold Medal) for Black Cat Rum.

  • 1978; Geneva, Monde Selection Médaille d'Or (Gold Medal) for Poker Rum, a dark rum that later developed into Borgoe Rum.

  • 2003; Tokyo, Best Rum Award for Borgoe Extra Rum.

  • 2004; Brussels, Monde Selection Médaille d'Bronze for Borgoe Extra Rum.

  • 2012; Grenada, Caribbean Rum & Beer festival, Borgoe 15 Year Old  Silver Medal and Borgoe 8 Year Old Silver Medal.

  • 2012; IJmuiden-Netherlands, Whiskey & Rum aan Zee festival, Borgoe 15 Year Old Gold Medal.

  • 2013; Grenada, Caribbean Rum & Beer festival, Borgoe 15 Year Old  Gold Medal and Borgoe 8 Year Old Silver Medal.

  • 2013; IJmuiden-Netherlands Whiskey & Rum aan Zee festival, Borgoe 15 Year Old Gold Medal.

  • 2015; St. Maarten, Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival, Borgoe 15 Year Old Gold Medal, Borgoe 8 Year Old Silver Medal and Borgoe '82 Bronze Medal

  • 2016; Tequila-Jalisco Mexico, Spirits Selection, Borgoe 8 Year Old Gold Medal

  • 2017; San Francisco California USA, San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Borgoe 12 Year Old Silver Medal

Certifications


As the only alcohol and rum producing company, Suriname Alcoholic Beverages N.V. has an important exemplary function within Surinamese society. In 2004, Suriname Alcoholic Beverages N.V. and its subsidiary, SAB Distribution N.V., were certified according to the international ISO 9001 quality standard. ISO 22000 for the food safety management system and ISO 14001 for the environmental management system followed in 2009 and 2012, respectively. In 2017 we also obtained the FSSC22000 certificate.​

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