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Kersten vision

Kersten from then, untill now and beyond…

Kersten was founded in 1768 and is one of the most diversified companies in Suriname, with 14 companies divided into five divisions. As one of the oldest trading companies in the Western Hemisphere, Kersten has always proudly relied on the trust of the community. She was always encouraged by her community and market-oriented vision, based in the same high morals and standards as its foundation. All subsidiaries are limited liability companies with more than 500 employees and experience in the trade, industry and real estate. The sole shareholder of the Kersten Concern is the Moravian Church Foundation (MCF) Business Enterprises BV. Kersten has developed strong ties with the community of Suriname and is committed to structurally create sustainable value for its customers, employees and shareholders.