Achievements, Awards
& Accreditations

In 2021, QAF was honoured with two awards, the “Singapore’s Best Employers 2021” award in April and the Forbes “World’s Best Employers 2021” in October.

QAF was ranked No. 47 out of 200 companies in the “Singapore’s Best Employers 2021”. It was ranked No. 262 out of 750 companies in the Forbes “World’s Best Employers 2021”. Both awards were based on anonymous employee surveys.

Singapore

Top Brand Excellence Award, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 - GARDENIA

NTUC FairPrice

People’s Choice Award, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 – GARDENIA

NTUC FairPrice

Top Business Partner Award, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

NTUC FairPrice

Resilience Award, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

NTUC FairPrice

Best Sustainability Award, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

NTUC FairPrice

CSR Award, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

NTUC FairPrice

Forbes: World’s Best Employers 2021 - QAF Limited

Forbes

Singapore’s Best Employers 2021 - QAF Limited

The Straits Times and Statista

Top Supplier, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2021 - Ben Foods (S) Pte Ltd

NTUC FairPrice

Philippines

ISO 9001:2015 - Vitabread Food Products, Inc.

Certification International Philippines, Inc.

HACCP Certification - Vitabread Food Products, Inc.

Certification International Philippines, Inc.

ISO 9001:2015 - Nutribaked Food Products, Inc.

Certification International Philippines, Inc.

HACCP Certification - Nutribaked Food Products, Inc.

Certification International Philippines, Inc.

Malaysia

Putra Platinum Award 2021 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Malaysia Public Relations Awards 2021, Corporate Branding (Bronze Award) - Gardenia Bakeries (KL) Sdn Bhd

Public Relations & Communications Association of Malaysia for Gardenia's “Beacon amid the Pandemic” campaign.

FSSC 22000 v5 - Farmland Bakery (M) Sdn Bhd

Intertek Certification Limited

Singapore

ISO 22000:2018 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd

Top Business Partner, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2020 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

NTUC FairPrice

Top Brand Excellence, FairPrice Partners Excellence Awards 2020 - GARDENIA Singapore

NTUC FairPrice

SGX Fast Track List 2020 - QAF Limited

Singapore Exchange

Singapore's No. 1 White Bread Brand (Jan - Dec 2020) - GARDENIA Singapore

NielsenIQ SG

Singapore's No. 1 Wholemeal Bread Brand (Jan - Dec 2020) - GARDENIA Singapore

NielsenIQ SG

Singapore's No. 1 Flavoured Bread Brand (Jan - Dec 2020) - GARDENIA Singapore

NielsenIQ SG

Singapore's No. 1 Bun Bread Brand (Jul 2019 - Jun 2020) - GARDENIA Singapore

The Nielsen Company

ISO 22000:2018 - NCS Cold Stores (S) Pte Ltd

BVCH SAS UK Branch

Malaysia

Putra Brand of the Year 2020 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Putra Platinum Award 2020 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

FSSC 22000 v.4.1 - Farmland Bakery (M) Sdn Bhd

Intertek Certification Limited

Australia

2020 APCO Industry Sector Award: Agriculture & Nurseries - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO)

Woolworths' Sustainability Supplier of the Year 2020 - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Woolworths Group

Philippines

Company Halal Registration Certificate - Nutrimax Fresh-Baked Inc, Mindanao plant

Islamic Da'wah Council of the Philippines Inc

Singapore

Best Annual Report 2018 (Silver) - QAF Limited (Companies with $300 million to less than $1 billion in market capitalisation)

Singapore Corporate Awards 2019

Singapore International 100 Company 2019, Top Companies Ranked by Overseas Sales Turnover - QAF Limited

Experian

Food Safety Excellence Scheme, Grade A - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Singapore Food Agency

BizSAFE Level 4 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Workplace Safety and Health Council

SGX Fast Track List 2019 - QAF Limited

Singapore Exchange

Malaysia

Putra Hall of Fame Award 2019 – GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Putra Platinum Award 2019 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Philippines

Top 4 Outstanding Business Taxpayer of 2019 – Gardenia Bakeries Philippines Inc

The City of Life Awards 2019 for outstanding companies and organisations in the City of Binan

No. 10 Top Real Property Taxpayer - Nutrimax Fresh-Baked Inc

Office of the Provincial Treasurer of Misamis Oriental
In appreciation for the valuable and significant contribution to the revenue of the Province of Misamis Oriental

Australia

Champion Trophy Winner 2019 (Convenience Food) - Rivalea Limited

Gold Medal Winner 2019 (Convenience Meal) - Rivalea Limited

Best in Class Winner 2019 (Convenience Main Meal) - Rivalea Limited

Three awards won by Rivalea Limited for its Riverview Farms Hot Roast Pork with Crackle at the Australian Food Awards 2019.

HACCP Certification (since 2009) - Bakers Maison Australia Pty Ltd

SGS Australia Pty Ltd

SQF Code, Edition 8 - Bakers Maison Australia Pty Ltd

SGS Systems & Services Certification Pty Ltd

Best New Product Award 2019, Finalist (Bakery) - Bakers Maison Australia Pty Ltd

Awarded to Bakers Maison for its Almond Filled Croissant at Fine Food Australia 2019.

Singapore

Best Annual Report 2017 (Bronze) - QAF Limited (Companies with $300 million to less than $1 billion in market capitalisation)

Singapore Corporate Awards 2018

Singapore International 100 Company 2018, Top Companies Ranked by Overseas Sales Turnover - QAF Limited

DP Information Group

Grade A for hygiene, sanitation and processing standards - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore

Singapore's No. 1 Selling Bread Brand (Jan 2018 - Dec 2018) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

The Nielsen Company

Singapore's No. 1 Wholemeal Bread Brand (Jan 2018 - Dec 2018) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

The Nielsen Company

ISO 22000:2005 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

TUV SUD PSB Pte Ltd

Malaysia

Putra Gold Award 2018 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Philippines

ISO 9001:2015 - Gardenia Bakeries (Philippines) Inc

Certification International Philippines, Inc.

Halal Plant Accreditation - Gardenia Bakeries (Philippines) Inc, Laguna plant

Islamic Da'wah Council of the Philippines

Australia

NSW Food Authority Licence – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

NSW Government

Approved Arrangement Certified Quality Assurance Program – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Export Registration Certificate – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Government

Coles Supermarkets Sustainable Program for Sow Stall Free Pork (Victoria) – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Coles Approved Supplier - Rivalea Australia (Pty) Ltd
Coles Approved Supplier - Diamond Valley Pork Pty Ltd

Coles Supermarkets

APIQ Certification - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (St Bernard's site) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (Avon Lodge) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (Emu Plains) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Pork Limited

Woolworths Supplier Excellence Program – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Woolworths Pty Ltd

Animal Welfare Certification for Livestock Processing Establishments - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Aus-Meat Ltd

FeedSafe - Code of Good Manufacturing Practice for Animal Feed Safety Systems - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

QSA Audit

SQF 2000 Level 3 - Comprehensive Food Safety and Quality Management System – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

HACCP Certification - Receival of livestock, slaughter, storage, boning and value adding of pork - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

BSI (British Standards Institution)

Singapore

Top Influential Brands 2017, No. 1 Brand, Bread category - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Top Influential Brands 2017, Top Brand, Bread category - Bonjour Bakery Pte Ltd

Influential Brands

Superbrands 2017 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

SuperBrands Singapore

Grade A Award for hygiene, sanitation and processing standards (since 1995) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore

BizSAFE Level 3 - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Workplace Safety & Health Council

Singapore International 100 Company 2017, Top Companies Ranked by Overseas Sales Turnover - QAF Limited

DP Information Group

Singapore’s No. 1 Selling Bread Brand in the Total Bread Category and Wholemeal Bread Segment (Oct 2016 - Sep 2017) – GARDENIA Singapore

The Nielsen Company

Malaysia

Putra Gold Award 2017 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Australia

Approved Arrangement Certified Quality Assurance Program – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Export Registration Certificate – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Government

NSW Food Authority Licence – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

NSW Government

APIQ Certification - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (St Bernard's site) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (Avon Lodge) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (Emu Plains) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Pork Limited

Woolworths Supplier Excellence Program – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Woolworths Pty Ltd

SQF 2000 Level 3 - Comprehensive Food Safety and Quality Management System – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

HACCP Certification - Receival of livestock, slaughter, storage, boning and value adding of pork - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

BSI (British Standards Institution)

Animal Welfare Certification for Livestock Processing Establishments - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Aus-Meat Ltd

FeedSafe - Code of Good Manufacturing Practice for Animal Feed Safety Systems - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

QSA Audit

Coles Supermarkets Sustainable Program for Sow Stall Free Pork (Victoria) – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Coles Approved Supplier - Diamond Valley Pork Pty Ltd

Coles Supermarkets

Singapore

Singapore’s No. 1 Selling Bread Brand (July 2015 to June 2016) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

The Nielsen Company

HACCP (since 2001) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

TUV SUD PSB

ISO 9001 (since 1996) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

TUV SUD PSB

Singapore International 100 Company 2016, Top Companies Ranked by Overseas Sales Turnover - QAF Limited

DP Information Group

Malaysia

Putra Gold Award 2016 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Philippines

8 Years of Service Award (For the promotion of voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation, and mobilization of blood donors in the conduct of Mobile Blood Donation for 8 consecutive years) - Gardenia Bakeries (Philippines) Inc.

Philippine Red Cross, Laguna Chapter

Australia

NSW Food Authority Licence – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

NSW Government

Coles Supermarkets Sustainable Program for Sow Stall Free Pork (Victoria) – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Coles Approved Supplier – Diamond Valley Pork

Coles Supermarkets

APIQ Certification - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (St Bernard's site) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (Avon Lodge) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
APIQ Certification - Free range piggery (Emu Plains) - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Pork Limited

Woolworths Supplier Excellence Program – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Woolworths Pty Ltd

SQF 2000 Level 3 - Comprehensive Food Safety and Quality Management System – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
HACCP Certification - Receival of livestock, slaughter, storage, boning and value adding of pork - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

BSI (British Standards Institution)

Animal Welfare Certification for Livestock Processing Establishments - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Aus-Meat Ltd

FeedSafe - Code of Good Manufacturing Practice for Animal Feed Safety Systems - Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

QSA Audit

Approved Arrangement Certified Quality Assurance Program – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Export Registration Certificate – Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd

Australian Government

Singapore

ISO 9001 (since 1996) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

TUV SUD PSB

HACCP (since 2001) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

TUV SUD PSB

Food Safety Excellence Awards (Platinum Award) for 20 consecutive years of ‘A’ Grading - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore

Singapore International 100 Company 2015, Top Companies Ranked by Overseas Sales Turnover - QAF Limited

DP Information Group

Grade 'A' Award for hygiene, sanitation and processing standards (since 1995) - Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore

Malaysia

Putra Malaysian Marketer of the Year 2015 - Gardenia Bakeries (KL) Sdn Bhd

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Putra Gold Award 2015 - GARDENIA Malaysia

Consumers' survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents

Philippines

Certificate of Appreciation for contribution to the National Greening Program through the tree-planting activity at Brgy. San Antonio, Kalayaan, Laguna – Gardenia Bakeries Philippines Inc

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

China

ISO22000:2005 Certification – Gardenia Food (Fujian) Co Ltd

SGS

Work Safety Standardization Certificate – Gardenia Food (Fujian) Co Ltd

State Administration of Work Safety

Australia

In recognition of the company’s energy efficiency achievements – Bakers Maison Australia Pty Ltd

Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW