Novozymes Latin America was honoured by His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark with the Danish Export Association’s Diploma of Honor, and the Royal Danish Medal of Honor during a one-day conference on sustainable biotechnology in Curitiba, Brazil on September 14. 

Novozymes was selected for these honors in recognition of the many years of development and success that the company has achieved in the region. From its base in Brazil, Novozymes’ Latin American sales and production have grown strongly, and in 2009 accounted for 7% of Novozymes’ total turnover of DKK 8,448 million. 

In addition, over the past three years Novozymes Latin America has intensified its communication efforts to increase awareness in local and national media of the bio-based products and technology that Novozymes offers to its customers.

Commenting, President for Novozymes Latin America, Pedro Luis Fernandes said: ”We are delighted to receive this award, highlighting as it does our ongoing contribution to Novozymes’ development as a truly global company, and also, awareness of our sustainable solutions.”