SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Award

(from left to right) Mr. Rohitha Wijetunge, Category Manager; Mr. Subhashan Amaratunga, Consumer & Customer Insights Manager; Dinesh Haridasan; Samantha Samarawickrama, Brand Executive – Food; Mario Perera, Brand Manager – Food, Mrs. Priyadarshinie Karunaratne, AVP – Food; Deepal Abeywickrema, VP – Sales; Ramesha Ranaweera, Brand Manager – Food; Roshan Perera, Channel Category Sales Development Manager

NESCAFÉ Voted ‘Hot Beverage Brand of the Year’ at the SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards

(from left to right) Mr. Norman Kannangara, AVP – Beverages; Mr. Subhashan Amaratunga, Consumer and Customer Insight Manager; and Ms. Dilanie DeSilva, Brand Manager – Beverages; accepting the ‘Hot Beverage Brand of the Year’ award from Ms. Therica Miyandeniya, Director-Customer Service from Nielsen Sri Lanka.


Maggi, was voted ‘Youth Food Brand of the Year’ for the fourth time by young consumers at the 2017 SLIM-Nielsen Awards. This is thefifth consecutive yearthat Maggi has won a SLIM-Nielsen People’s Award. The brand won ‘Youth Food Brand of the Year’ in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 and ‘Food Brand of the Year’ in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Nescafé, the world’s premium coffee brand, was voted by Sri Lankan consumers as the number one hot beverage brand in the country at the SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards in 2012.

The SLIM - Nielsen People’s Awards is Sri Lanka’s premier marketing awards ceremony. Organised by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) together with Nielsen Research Agency, it recognizes brands, personalities, communication campaigns and more that have made a profound impression on Sri Lankans. Award recipients are chosen by consumers between the ages of 15 to 60 via a structured questionnaire conducted by Nielsen island wide.