PROESA awards the top 10 exporting companies of 2021

El Salvador stands as the Central American country with the best recovery in its sales abroad, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), Salvadoran exports grew 48.1% this year. In this regard, the Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA), awarded 10 companies for their work, effort, and their adaptability to the global challenge the pandemic represents to the industry.

Across 2021, these companies have excelled in the export industry, becoming an important part of the economic recovery that El Salvador is going through due to the pandemic, said PROESA.

Exporters from different industries participated in the event and were awarded in categories such as new exporter, new export product, new export market, E-commerce exporter, environmental sustainability, SALEX, innovation, exporter woman, exporter trajectory, and exporter of the year.

For the new exporter category, Alimentos Congelados Salvadoreños (Salvadoran Frozen Foods) was the winner; For new export product, Industrias Sanchia; the new export market was awarded to Productos Tecnológicos; best e-commerce exporter was awarded to Rengifo, and Grupo Ternova was the winner in the environmental sustainability category.

In the same way, Solfi El Salvador won in the SALEX category; Ludus Games – Stonebot in the innovation category; Agroindustrias Lácteas los Quesos De Oriente was awarded in the female exporter category; Biogalenic Laboratory won the award for exporting trajectory while Industrias Sanchia was recognized as the exporter of the year.

«Today is an important day for PROESA, for the first time we are going to reward 10 exporting companies in different categories that have excelled this year. Demonstrating that we are a country of fighting, hard-working and talented people, » said the president of the institution, Salvador Gómez Góchez.

The objective of the event was to recognize and motivate the work of the export business sector that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, cope with the changes generated since the confinement of 2020 to date.

“They have shown us that there are no obstacles to continue growing in the world of exports, so undoubtedly the global crisis that we are experiencing has made us resilient people since many of you had to innovate your companies to overcome huge obstacles», added Gómez Góchez.

Since the beginning of the government of President Nayib Bukele, PROESA committed to providing the best support to the export industry, since they are an important bastion in the Salvadoran economy, due to its commitment to generating more sources of employment and bringing development to the different localities where their businesses are installed.

Winners:

  • NEW EXPORTER

Alimentos Congelados Salvadoreños

  • NEW EXPORT PRODUCT

Industrias Sanchia

  • NEW EXPORT MARKET

Productos Tecnológicos

  • EXPORTER E-COMMERCE

Rengifo

  • ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Grupo Ternova

  • SALEX

Solfi El Salvador

  • INNOVATION

Ludus Games – Stonebot

  • WOMAN EXPORTER

Agroindustrias Lácteas los Quesos De Oriente

  • EXPORT TRAJECTORY

Laboratorio Biogalenic

  • EXPORTER OF THE YEAR

Industrias Sanchia