Bananera Nacional is recognized worldwide for the security it provides to their clients abroad with reliable products, with BASC certification.

BANANERA NACIONAL ES RECONOCIDA A NIVEL MUNDIAL POR LA SEGURIDAD QUE PROVEE A SUS CLIENTES EN EL EXTRANJERO CON PRODUCTOS CONFIABLES, CON LA CERTIFICACIÓN BASC

Guatemalan April 14, Thirteen companies received certification of Business Alliance for Secure Commerce? BASC ?, where were recognized by the authorities in Guatemala World BASC and BASC. One of them was National Banana Inc.

The event was attended by customers and providers participating companies, international and national authorities BASC, among others, who shared information about this certification and the benefits that each company has to obtain it.

BASC is voluntary and promotes and supports the strengthening of security and safety standards in international trade. It aims to promote within their partners, development and implementation of preventive actions to prevent their products or services in international trade are used as a means for transferring terrorism, narcotics, precursor chemicals, and other crimes.

According to Juan Ricardo Castillo, Executive Director of BASC Chapter Guatemala, one of its major benefits is to efficiently prevent customs fraud, smuggling, terrorism, illicit drug trafficking and the diversion of precursor chemicals for drugs, to facilitate trade between nations in a quick and safe manner.

The centerpiece of the event was the presentation of certificates of each of the recognized accrediting them as a member of BASC chapter Guatemala, Alejandro Uribe, General Manager of World BASC Organization Fermin Cuza, International President of World BASC Organization and Carlos Ochoa, Program Manager for Latin America C-TPAT (C-TPAT is a joint initiative between the American government and the private sector which aims to build cooperative relationships that strengthen the security of the entire supply chain and border security ).

Fermin Cuza, President of the World BASC Organization (WBO), said the BASC program was the first program of security supply chain established by the customs agency of the United States in 1997 and named some benefits that this certification gives companies follow their standards: the most important benefit is the peace of mind in knowing that your premises, products and people are better protected;? and that internal procedures and physical controls of the company meet standards equivalent to those that recognize international customs bodies.

With this certification, in addition to other certifications of the company, manages Banasa our products and services made in Guatemala are performed in a safe process throughout the supply chain.

Guatemala is going through moments of violence and insecurity and trust is difficult to obtain. This is why companies aware of this have worked and endeavored to give that security to its customers and provide the safest and most reliable product on the market, free of any act of terrorism, narcotics and other illegal acts.

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Bernardo Roehrs, Corporate Director of National Banana, receive recognition and BASC certification authorities. ) see article published in a national newspaper Siglo XXI)