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Tunisia's President Béji Caïd Essebsi has awarded SanLucar the prize for social progress. It commends the continued efforts of the premium fruit and vegetable brand to improve the working and living conditions of its employees on its farm La Cinquième Saison in Tunisia. The ceremony in Tunis, held on the 1st of May, was also attended also by the prime minister, the president of the parliament and all ministers. In addition to SanLucar, other companies were honored in four different categories.

3500 private and public companies from various industries were nominated for the awards. In addition to improvements in working conditions, the social progress award honors the promotion of communication between the various actors in production.  Yves Graf, Country Manager SanLucar Tunisia, accepted the prize and gave thanks to all attendants for the award.

SanLucar employs around 1,500 people in the north and south of the country, mainly in the cultivation of tomatoes and berries. SanLucar was the first company in Tunisia to receive the GRASP evaluation certificate, which confirms good social management. With the d.r.e.a.m.s. program for corporate responsibility, SanLucar has created numerous projects for sustainable and responsible action, the company reported.