Awards and distinctions

Taste of Piwniczanka has been recognized at numerous occasions. Particularly significant awards are granted since 2010 from the International Taste and Quality Institute (iTQUi) in Brussels, which is an independent organisation testing and promoting drinks of excellent taste. Piwniczanka has received many times the "Superior Taste Award".


Crystal Taste Award

Prize granted to products characterised by distinctive taste, confirming their excellence. There are only a few global brands holding this title. Piwniczanka is the only water in Poland which received the award twice.


Superior Taste Award

The highest award granted by the International Taste and Quality Institute in Brussels. Piwniczanka has been recognized in two categories: "Extraordinary product", obtaining two stars from the Jury, and "Unique Product".


International Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality

Award granted by ESQR – European Society for Quality Research for outstanding achievements, dynamic growth and innovative company management strategies. ESQR researches countries, nominates the candidates and selects winners on the basis of surveys and public opinion.



Gepard Biznesu Prize

Prize granted to the companies with an average dynamics of operating income and net profit higher than specified for the given year (in the years 2006-2008 higher than 20%).


Gazela Biznesu Prize

The prize granted by "Puls Biznesu" newspaper for dynamically developing companies. Piwniczanka was recognized in the ranking of small and medium enterprises.


Mocna Firma Godna Zaufania

Prize awarded for companies which show high growth pace and effective operations, together with increase in market value.


Sponsor of eKampus Fund

In 2006 Piwniczanka became an official sponsor of  "eKampus" scholarship fund which supports the most talented young people.


Recommendation from Polish Society for Magnesium

In 2005 Piwniczanka obtained recommendation from Polish Society for Magnesium Research (Polskie Towarzystwo Magnezologiczne).


Certificate Przedsiębiorstwo FAIR PLAY

Certificate confirms reliability of the company and proper relations within fields assessed during the program.


Title of "Honorary Donor of Polish Red Cross"

In 2005 Piwniczanka received the title of the Honorary Donor of Polish Red Cross (Zasłużony Darczyńca dla Polskiego Czerwonego Krzyża).


2nd place in the ranking of mineral waters of the Wprost weekly

Piwniczanka was ranked second in the ranking of mineral waters the most beneficial to your health according to the "Wprost" weekly in 2005.


Place among 100 most healthy products of Women’s Health magazine

Piwniczanka has been recognized by Women's Health magazine for its content and placed among 100 most healthy products.


Piwniczanka in the book

Piwniczanka has been mentioned by Julita Bator in her book "Zamień chemię na jedzenie". Piwniczanka has been recognized due to its content and packaging.

Efektywna Firma

Prize awarded on the basis of analysis of the relation between net profit to income within specified year in turn of meeting effectiveness requirements.

Euro Firma 2009 Prize

Prize granted to companies from Małopolska Voivodeship which are comparable with their counterparts in the European Union in terms of operational standards and dynamic growth.

Ziarnko Gorczycy

Nomination for Ziarnko Gorczycy due to heart, enthusiasm and sensitivity to the needs of others.

Prymus title

2003 Piwniczanka received "Prymus Title".

Title "Golden Company" – Leader of Małopolska Viovodeship

In 2002 Piwniczanka received the title of  "Golden Company" – Leader of Małopolska Voivodeship ("Złota Firma" - Lider Regionu Małopolskiego). Competition recognises the most significant investments and projects in social, economic and cultural aspect in Małopolska Voivodeship.

Silver medal at the 4th Polish Cooperative Fair

In 1999 Piwniczanka received a silver medal at the 4th Polish Cooperative Fair (IV Krajowe Targi Spółdzielcze).



Certificate Doceń polskie

"Doceń polskie" program supports Polish products of the highest quality. Documented Polish accent, taste and high marks given by the experts from the food industry allowed Piwniczanka to obtain this prestigious certificate. "Doceń polskie" has honorary patronage of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.



Quality Management System in Production and Sells of Natural Mineral Water in compliance with norm PN-EN ISO 9001:2001 awarded by TUV NORD POLSKA Sp. z o.o.



Food Safety Management System in Production and Sells of Natural Mineral Water in compliance with norm PN-EN BO 22000 – awarded by TUV NORD CERT.



Quality Management System and HACCP System in Production and Sells of Natural Mineral Water in compliance with norms PN-EN ISO 9001:2001, Codex Alimentarius and DS 3027:2002 awarded by RWTUV POLSKA Sp. z o.o.