2012 Producer of High Quality Vietnamese Goods award saw 59 new winners and 42 who had won the annual recognition for 17 years in a row.

It was announced at a ceremony on January 21 to honour 415 firms, which were selected following 16,000 survey questionnaires sent to consumers nationwide by the Business Association of High-Quality Vietnamese Goods.

The winning firms were makers of sauces, spices, non-alcoholic beverages, drugs, dry foods, instant foods, frozen foods, plastic products and others.

The association cooperated with localities and relevant agencies to check the firms' compliance with product quality management, their discharge of social responsibilities and other factors.

The ceremony was orgainsed by the association in collaboration with the Business Studies and Assistance Centre in Ho Chi Minh City and the Sai Gon Tiep Thi newspaper./.