ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) was recognized as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in the Home Equipment category of the annual ranking from FORTUNE. Tupperware was ranked second in the category, climbing the list from number six in 2011 and surpassing industry competitors including Fortune Brands Home & Security, Electrolux and Stanley Black and Decker.
Tupperware was noted for the quality of its products and services, global competitiveness and financial soundness, ranking first within the industry in those categories.
"Consistently being named to the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies list is evidence of Tupperware's core business: investing in economic and personal development opportunities for women globally and developing innovative, lifestyle-enhancing new products," said Rick Goings, Chairman and CEO of Tupperware Brands Corporation. "This recognition is a testament to our millions of consultants around the world who are the heart of our company and drive our business."Released annually, the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies list is seen as the definitive report card on corporate reputations. The rankings reflect the observations and opinions of industry executives, directors, and analysts on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility. The latest rankings can be found in the March 19, 2012 issue of the magazine, as well as online. To see the full list of Home Equipment Brands, visit: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2012/industries/26.html. About Tupperware Brands CorporationTupperware Brands Corporation is a portfolio of global direct selling companies, selling innovative, premium products across multiple brands and categories through an independent sales force of 2.7 million. Product brands and categories include design-centric preparation, storage and serving solutions for the kitchen and home through the Tupperware brand and beauty and personal care products for consumers through the Armand Dupree, Avroy Shlain, BeautiControl, Fuller Cosmetics, NaturCare, Nutrimetics, and Nuvo brands. Media Contacts: Elinor Steele, Tupperware(407) 826-8448 ElinorSteele@Tupperware.com Atalanta Rafferty, RF Binder for Tupperware(212) 994-7511 Atalanta.Rafferty@rfbinder.com