Hyderabad: Nutreco India, a global leader in animal and aqua nutrition in association with the Robin Hood Army (An NGO) organized a unique initiative on the occasion of World Food Day to ‘Feed the Future’ providing nutritious balanced food to underprivileged children in Hyderabad. As a part of this program over 100 underprivileged kids were provided with healthy food in the slum area in Miyapur, Hyderabad. The event was attended by Dr. Saurabh Shekhar, General Manager – Nutreco South Asia; Dr. Chandani Parihar, Marketing Head; Ms. Roopa Kandi, Mr. Srikrishna Gouda, and Ms. Santhosi Reddy.
Every year, Nutreco India celebrates World Food Day to raise awareness about the ‘future of food’ addressing the most basic human need. In line with their purpose of Feeding the Future, the initiative aims to provide people with nutritious and protein-rich food while safeguarding the essential food cycle. Nutreco India works relentlessly towards the purpose of Feeding the Future most sustainably. The company is running a 2-week campaign focusing on reducing food wastage in the country and ensuring balanced protein-rich food for all.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Saurabh Shekhar said, “As part of this program we are delighted to feed our society’s next generation and create awareness about the importance of Feeding the Future through sustainable practices for a healthy future. Our objective is to create a viable world and develop avenues to feed the world’s rising population. At Nutreco we’re going beyond nutrition and assisting farmers in becoming more sustainable, as well as working across the supply chain to effect positive change in the way we source, produce and use feed ingredients. We are extremely delighted with today’s response and we will organize similar events in the future.”
Dr. Chandani Parihar added, “Protein is an integral part of a balanced diet for a healthy future. With this initiative, we also aim to highlight the importance of protein. We work towards sustainable production of animal protein – the most bioavailable protein source. We had also recently celebrated World Egg Day on October 8 in six different locations throughout the country, working with our business partners and stakeholders to raise awareness about egg consumption.”