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Kersten Distribution N.V. has been in business for more than 75 years and is part of the Kersten Group of Companies. As one of the oldest trade companies in the Western Hemisphere, KERSTEN has always been able to pride itself upon the trust of the community.

Kersten Distribution N.V offers a wide range of products, with a key focus in certain segments of the local and regional market.

We are who we say we are, thanks to the core values that drive our desire to improve life, and operate with the highest standard of integrity, and transparency, expand access to our products and employ a diverse workforce that values collaborations.


“To be a solid partner for our clients in their pursuit of providing the best products to their customers. By understanding supply and demand and anticipating on the changing customers’ needs we believe, we are the best choice for our customers in Suriname and in the region”


“We strive to earn the trust of those we serve by committing to the highest standards of quality, excellence in relationships, and behavior characterized with honesty, fairness and integrity”. We value our diversity – that of our products, markets and people – and believe that diverse perspectives combined with shared goals inspire new ideas and better ways of addressing changing customers needs.

Core Values

Excellence | Integrity | Transparency | People | Team | Responsibility| Innovation

Quality Statement

Our vision, mission and core values speak volume as to who we are as a company. Maintaining a quality policy (ISO 9001:2015) is a pre requisite in today’s business environment. With this standard we can guarantee that all products in the supply chain meet the required quality expectations.

Listed within our quality policy are:

1. Safeguard the price quality ratios for all customers, and that continuity is guaranteed.

2. Storage capacity and the quality conditions are maintained for all products.

3. Our focus on quality excellence includes continuously enhancing our standards.

4. Kersten Distribution N.Vemployees will live by the company quality policy and are continuously aware of any risk and opportunities within the organization.

We are passionate about excellence and doing our work right the first time. Our reputation depends on our delivered value in the eyes of every customer and community.