Verna Purified Water emerges as ultimate winner at Ghana Beverage Awards 2023

Following a huge display of creativity and innovation to canvass the most votes, Verna Purified Water has been adjudged the ultimate winner at the just-ended Ghana Beverages Awards (GBA) held at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Accra.
The awards night which saw Verna Purified Water beat Star Beer, Malta Guinness, Bel-Cola, Vitamilk Regular, Tampico, Coca-Cola, and Adonko Bitters in an intense competition to emerge as the ultimate winner will go into the books for exuding glitz, glamour, and elegance.
Other beverage brands awarded on the night included Heritage Beer, Heineken, and Johnnie Walker

Receiving the award, Emelia Gyasi, Marketing Manager for Twellium Industrial Company Limited expressed gratitude to the organizers and the GBA Committee for recognizing their hard work for the year under review. She lauded consumers for their loyalty and their confidence in the product while dedicating the award to the staff of Twellium Industrial Company Limited.

“On behalf of the management of Twellium Industrial Company Limited, I say thank you to all whose contributions have made this possible including the organizers and the esteemed awards committee. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire team at Twellium Industrial Company Limited as well as our commitment to producing high-quality and innovative beverages. Our success would not be possible without the support of our customers, who have shown us time and again that they appreciate the quality and flavor of our beverages and have gone further to show solidarity by casting votes in our favour during the voting phase. We are proud to have been able to serve the people of Ghana with our products, and we will continue to strive to meet their ever-evolving tastes and preferences.

She affirmed Twellium Industrial Company Limited’s dedication to remaining at the forefront of the ever-evolving beverage industry, promising continuous improvement in product quality, health standards, and environmental sustainability. “At Twellium Industrial Company Limited, we understand that the beverage industry is constantly evolving, and we are committed to staying at the forefront of these changes. We assure our patrons that we will continuously be working to improve our products, to ensure that they are not only delicious but also healthy and environmentally friendly,” she emphasized.

On his part, Chief Executive Officer for Global Media Alliance, Ernest Boateng congratulated Verna Natural Mineral Water for clinching the top honour, commending all stakeholders for their support. He said: “Permit me to congratulate Twellium Industrial Company for emerging winners of the Product of the Year category. As organizers, we would always be grateful to our stakeholders whose support makes it possible for us to reward excellence in our beverage industry. GBA has come a long way and has grown in varied facets by virtue of constant feedback from our stakeholders. The successes chalked over the years could not have been possible without the support of our stakeholders and industry players whose participation and interest in seeing that GBA grows on all levels.

The eighth edition of the Ghana Beverage Awards was organized with a special focus on developing players along the entire beverage value chain. This paved the way for the inclusion of a first-ever bartenders’ masterclass in the scheme’s collection of activities littered along the path to the main event. Additionally, sustainability took center stage in the affairs of the scheme this year leading to the introduction of a new category-Sustainability Champion of the Year.

Since its inception, GBA has been crucial in highlighting the local beverage industry, promoting both domestic and foreign products, and encouraging small-scale beverage businesses in Ghana to participate. It has remained a force to reckon with through its contribution to ensuring that beverage manufacturing companies are compliant with the highest standards of practice in the production and delivery of their products.

Below is the full list of winners

  • Energy Drink of the Year: Vitamilk Energy
  • Bitters of the Year: Adonko Bitters
  • Carbonated Soft Drink of the Year: Bel Cola
  • Fruit Drink of the Year: Tampico
  • International Liqueur of the Year: Baileys Irish Cream
  • International Beer of the Year: Heineken
  • International Spirit of the Year: Johnnie Walker
  • New Beverage of the Year: Reign Rum
  • RTD of the Year: Smirnoff
  • Cocoa/Chocolate Product of the Year: Koa Natural Cocoa Fruit Juice
  • Liqueur of the Year: Sahara Solace
  • Spirit of the Year: Reign Baobab and Hibiscus Rum
  • CSR Company of the Year: The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of the Year
  • Manufacturing Company of the Year: Twellium Industrial Company Limited
  • Water of the Year: Voltic Natural Mineral Water
  • Beer of the Year: Heritage Beer
  • Beverage Campaign of the Year: Star Beer Shine On Campaign
  • Indigenous Beverage Brand of the Year: Origin RTD
  • Product of the Year: Verna Purified Water.