English Biscuit Manufacturers bags gold and bronze accolades at prestigious Effie Awards

05:52 PM | 5 Apr, 2022
English Biscuit Manufacturers bags gold and bronze accolades at prestigious Effie Awards

KARACHI –  One of the leading FMCG companies in Pakistan, English Biscuit Manufacturers (EBM), the makers of Peek Freans, has won Effie Awards 2022 in two separate categories.

Peek Freans Smile doughnut cakes, triumphed the rest, winning the gold award for New Product and Service Introduction. The cream-filled doughnut cake has redefined the notion of doughnut consumption in Pakistan, available for the masses in an accessible price, these rings of delights offer a wonderful taste while upholding the look of the classic doughnut with sprinkles, and it owns up to its name, as a smile is surely delivered through the colorful packaging and the product itself. The award-winning campaign reflects the joyous vibrancy of youth and reminds us to Smile.

Peek Freans Sooper, the nation’s favorite biscuit also won hearts and the bronze award for its Ramadan campaign Dua-e-Shukar. The spiritually emotive campaign was designed especially for the holy month of Ramadan invoking a sense of gratitude with the tagline “Shukar ki seedhi Saadhi Khushi”. In these challenging Covid times the campaign reminds us of the joys in life that are essential yet overlooked, while successfully establishing how biscuits with tea are an indomitable post-iftar ritual.

General Manager Marketing of EBM, Aaminah Saeed, expressed her delight at this achievement and stated: “Being honored with two Effie Awards demonstrates that EBM continues to make a noticeable difference in people's lives as consumers remain at the center of all our campaigns. The entire EBM family deserves praise for its innovation, creativity, and thought-provoking ideas, which have brought us laurels. We aim to continue and serve people by bringing exciting products to market, thereby upholding our position as one of the most loved brands in the country.”

The Effie Awards are organized by the Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS), aimed at acknowledging marketing and advertising efforts in the country, and are a symbol of worldwide success.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 23 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 23, 2024 (Friday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro comes down to 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 75.95 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.5 282.45
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.95 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.60 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.76 77.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.87
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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