Three South African companies were among 118 brands from 30 countries honoured at the prestigious World Branding Awards in London.
National tier winners from South Africa included MTN for mobile telecommunications‚ Sasol for petrol stations and Woolworths for the supermarket category.
Each brand was named “Brand of the Year” in their respective categories.
The event which took place at the State Apartments of Kensington Palace in the British capital‚ was organised by the World Branding Forum (WBF)‚ a global non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing branding standards for the good of the branding community as well as consumers.
It organises and sponsors a range of educational programmes‚ as has joint collaborations with leading universities and museums.