Nestle India top suppliers of food and drink in flood-affected Chennai

Nestle India was recorded among the top suppliers of food and drink items for people affected by substantial downpours in Indian city of Chennai. Among different items, Nestle has additionally supplied the ‘two-minute’ Maggi noodles to the Tamil Nadu government towards the help operations.

In an announcement, Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that the industry ought to guarantee that there is no deficiency of milk, packaged food articles and filtered water for the people of Chennai.

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries said it is coordinating with all food processing companies for the supply of packaged milk, packaged food and drinking water. Ministry furthermore drilled down names of eight organizations that have made accessible supplies of food and refreshment items to the Tamil Nadu Government at Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.

The rundown of seven such organizations included Nestle India on the top with supplies of 10 MT of noodles, 5,000 liters of tetra stuffed milk and 50,000 pockets of espresso. An additional of around 25-30 MT of noodles, around 8 MT Munch and 800 kg Sunrise Biscuits are likewise being supplied, the Ministry articulation said.

Nestle’s Maggi noodles were banned by the central food regulator FSSAI and different state food offices over charged vicinity of lead and taste enhancer MSG beyond admissible limits. The boycott was later lifted and the item was as of late launched into the market.

Aside from Nestle India, ITC supplied six truckloads comprising of 3,163 boxes of bread rolls. MTR has supplied around 14,128 ready to-eat food packets and another amount of 35,000 ready to-eat food parcels will be conveyed by Monday. Britannia has supplied three truckloads of 345 boxes of bread rolls and staying two truckloads of sustenance things. Coca Cola India has supplied with 50,000 one-liter water bottles, while Pepisco has supplied 12,000 one-liter water bottles.