Nestle provides Maggi noodles to Chennai
Nestle provides Maggi noodles to Chennai

Nestle India, today listed among the top suppliers of food and beverage products for people affected by heavy rains in Chennai.

Among other products, Nestle has also supplied the 'two-minute' Maggi noodles to the Tamil Nadu government towards the relief operations, reported PTI.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries said that the industry should ensure that there is no shortage of milk, packaged food articles and bottled water for the people of Chennai.

"It is time to stand up and make exemplary contribution for the flood affected people of Chennai who have been patronizing food brands and products manufactured by the industry," she added.

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries said it is coordinating with all food processing companies for supply of packaged milk, packaged food and bottled water and also listed out names of eight companies who have made available supplies of food and beverage products to the Tamil Nadu government at Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.

The list of seven such companies included Nestle India on the top with supplies of 10 MT of noodles, 5000 litres of tetra packed milk and 50000 pouches of coffee.

"Further additional quantity approximately 25-30 MT of noodles, about 8 MT Munch and Sunrise Biscuits 800 Kgs is also being supplied," said the Ministry in a statement.

In addition, ITC has supplied six truckloads consisting of 3163 boxes of biscuits. MTR has supplied about 14128 ready-to-eat food packets and another quantity of 35000 ready-to-eat food packets will be delivered by Monday.

Britannia has supplied three truckload of 345 boxes of biscuits today and two truckloads of food items. They have also been requested to supply additional quantity of milk produce and some bread.

Coca Cola India has supplied ready with 50000 one litre water bottles, while Pepisco has supplied 12000 one litre water bottles and arranging transport to supply.

Parle is arranging to send three truckload of Parle biscuits, it added.

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