Awards & Recognition
This area highlights some of the awards and recognition NASCO has received over the years from reputed institutes, news agencies, business partners and other stakeholders. These examples showcase the ways in which NASCO operates with a commitment to our core values of integrity, excellence, sustainability, customer service and teamwork. NASCO is especially proud of the recognition we receive for our efforts to be one of the best employers in the country. We always endeavour to create positive and respectful working environments for all our people. The following awards illustrate our commitment to being one of the best FMCG companies in the region.
Halal Certification 2018 – Halal Certification Authority
NASCO Foods received the Halal Certification to produce Halal cereals and biscuits. The Halal Certification Authority has accordingly authorized to use of its labels on the company’s packaging
Best Exhibitor Award 2018 – Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has presented the Best Exhibitor Award to NASCO Group at the 13th Abuja International Trade Fair which took place from 26 September – 10 October 2018.
Best Exhibitor Award 2017 – Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has presented the Best Exhibitor Award to NASCO Group at the 12th Abuja International Trade Fair which took place from 21 September – 7 October 2017.
Award of Excellence 2016 – Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS)
The Plateau State Internal Revenue Service has presented a special certificate of recognition to NASCO Group. The award presentation was in recognition of NASCO’s consistent, voluntary and diligent compliance with all tax obligations in Plateau State.
Certificate of Endorsement 2015 – Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN)
NASCO Cornflakes won the endorsement and official approval of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN) in recognition for its high nutritional content and product quality.
National Safety & Emergency Management Award 2015 – Federal Fire Service
NASCO Group was given this award in recognition of its adherence to national safety and emergency management, as well as its outstanding contribution to safety standards in the country.
Appreciation Certificate 2014 – Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND)
NASCO Foods was given this certificate for its immense contribution towards improving the quality of education in Nigeria through the consistent payment of Education Tax over the years
Corporate Citizen of Excellence 2014 – Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)
NASCO Foods was given this award in recognition for its winning team philosophy and best practices in corporate communication & social responsibility.
Best Detergent Brand 2014 – African Product Awards, Institute for Government Research
NASCO Brytex was recognized as the best detergent brand nationwide for its high quality, effectiveness and accessibility, while complying with all government laws.
Best Cornflakes Brand 2013 – African Product Awards, Institute for Government Research
NASCO Group received this important pan-African award for producing the best cornflakes products with the finest ingredients, while conforming to international standards and complying with all government regulatory laws.
Best Biscuit Brand 2012 – African Product Awards, Institute for Government Research
NASCO Group received this important pan-African award for producing the best biscuit brands, while contributing to the overall betterment of society.
Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia – Italian Order of Knighthood (2012)
This tribute was bestowed by decree of the President of Italy upon NASCO’s Chairman, Mr. Attia Nasreddin, in recognition of his meritorious service to the Italian Republic and for the promotion of national prestige abroad.
Certificate of Excellence 2011 – Superbrands, London, UK
NASCO Group was given this prestigious award in recognition of its achievement of Superbrand status, having demonstrated its stature as one of the strongest performing brands in the country.
Peace Ambassador 2011 – Foundation for Peace & Non-Violence in Nigeria
NASCO Group was given this award for its support and sponsorship of numerous peace missions with local communities, NGOs and government agencies.
Best Employer Award 2009 – Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
NASCO Group was given this distinguished award in recognition and appreciation for being the best contributing employer in the region.
Lifetime Achievement Gold Award – Africa Week (2008)
This award was presented to the NASCO Chairman in recognition of his entrepreneurial excellence and innovative leadership in Nigeria.
Product Quality Award 2008 – Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)
NASCO Foods was presented with this award for its firm commitment every year to the high quality of its food products.
Product Quality Award 2008 – Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)
NASCO Household was presented with this award for its firm commitment every year to the high quality of its household products.
Award of Excellence 2007 – Faculty of Law, University of Jos
This award was presented to the NASCO Chairman in recognition of his massive contributions to the development of the Nigerian economy.
Award of Honour 2006 – Nigeria Association of Athletics Technical Officials (NAATO)
NASCO Group was presented with this award for its continuous support to the development of sports and athletics in the country.
Vocational Service Award 2006 – Rotary Club
NASCO Group was presented with this prestigious award by the Rotary Club for its commitment to adhering to high ethical standards in all its business dealings.
Indigenous Company of the Year 2005 – Media Dialogue Communications Ltd.
NASCO Group was conferred with this important award by Media Dialogue Communications for being the best indigenous company of the year in Plateau State.
Most Valuable Employer 2004 – National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)
NASCO Group was presented with this award in recognition of its full compliance with the provisions of the NSITF Act, and for being one of the best places to work in the country.
Peace Award 2004 – Plateau State
NASCO Group was given this award for its contribution towards peace in the state through the provision of extensive employment generation activities.
Company of the Year 2003 – The Banker, Financial Times, UK
NASCO Group was presented with this major international award by The Banker for being the best company of the year in Nigeria.
Certificate of Excellence 2003 – Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
NASCO Group was presented with this award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to Human Resource development in Nigeria.
Merit Award 2002 – Plateau State Development Association
NASCO Group was given this award for its outstanding service towards the economic development of Plateau State over the years.
Marketing Award 1999 – The Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria
NASCO Foods was presented with this important award for being the best market-driven biscuit company in the country.
Best Trade Name 1993 – 18th International Award, Madrid, Spain
NASCO Pack was presented with this prestigious international award for having the best global trade name in its sector.
Best Trade Name 1992 – 17th International Award, Madrid, Spain
NASCO Fibre was presented with this prestigious international award for having the best global trade name in its sector.
Paul Harris Fellow – The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
This honour was given to the NASCO Chairman in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world.
Award of Excellence – Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)
NASCO Group was presented with this award in recognition of its quality products and for its strong support of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria.