25 August 2017

MoC Joins Hands with Big C to Invite Shoppers to Buy T Mark Products

       Mr. Somdet Susomboon (second from left), Deputy Director General, Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce Thailand, M.L. Kathathong Thongyai (first from left), Director, Office of Innovation and Value Creation, Departmentof International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce Thailand together with Mrs. Vipada Duangratana (third from right), Deputy Chief Executive Officer and executives management of Big C Supercenter PCL launched “Shop For Quality Thai Products with T Mark and Big C” campaign.

            The Ministry of Commerce joins hands with Big C Supercenter to organize a promotional activity for the Thailand Trust Mark (T Mark) “Shop For Quality Thai Products with T Mark and Big C”  to invite consumers to buy over 2,500 quality Thai products that have received the T Mark symbol

at over 600 Big C branches from August 20 to September 20, 2017.

              “The ‘Shop for Quality Thai Products with T Mark and Big C’ is aimed to build awareness of  T Mark among Thai and international consumers and to encourage them to seek high-quality  products. Not only does T Mark guarantees international standards, it also promotes Thai products and services with trusted quality in every dimension from the highest standard of production, fair labor, giving consideration to environmental concerns and social responsibility with the most important factor as the ‘Heartmade Quality’,” says Mr. Somdet Susomboon, Deputy Director General of the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP).

              “Most T Mark products are already easy to find in Thailand. This activity is held to build awareness for consumers towards T Mark products which are made with care in every process. Consumers will get to use high-quality products while also giving back to society as T Mark brands indicate that the manufacturers of products care about social responsibility and the environment.”

             “Big C is moving forward with the company’s policy of ‘The Customer is the Heart of Thai Superstore’ in this campaign by supporting the space for promotional material in Big C Supercenter and Mini Big C branches nationwide. The aim is to raise awareness about T Mark for customers so they can seek out T Mark products,” says Mr. Asawin Techacharoenwikun, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Big C Supercenter PCL of BJC group.

             “Participating in this campaign is in line with the company’s business principles in which we are determined to give customers a wide selection of quality products at an affordable price to meet every customer’s needs. Big C understands the significance of Thai products that have received the T Mark which is a symbol of quality and excellence that is accepted in global markers. Big C customers can feel confident buying products from Big C and we are ready to promote quality Thai products among Thai and international consumers.”

                The “Shop for Quality Thai Products with T Mark and Big C” campaign is held from August 20 to September 20, 2017 where Big C customers will be able to select from over 2,500 T Mark products at Big C superstores and Mini Big C nationwide.

                   Currently, 738 Thai companies have received T Mark, divided into 2 main categories: products ranging from the food and agricultural products, industrial products, lifestyle products, fashion products and other products; and services from health and beauty services, international education services and medical services.

For more information about T Mark, visit www.thailandtrustmark.com. For more information about

Big C, visit www.BigC.co.th or call 1756.

For press inquiries, please contact:

T Mark Public Relations:

Kwanpat (Bee) Mobile: 094-414- 4694

 E-mail: [email protected]

Corporate Communications of Big C Supercenter:

Voraluck Densakul (Plern) Mobile: 081-446- 3205 

Email: [email protected]