“We at Nestlé Ghana are very much concerned about our consumers. That is why, we pay attention to all little things that have the potential to affect our brand worldwide.”
Those were words from The Tema Factory Manager for Nestlé Ghana, Gbenga Oladunjoye. According to him, Nestle does not compromise on The quality of their products as well as the health of the people, who consume Nestle products daily, especially the younger ones, who need their nutritious consumables to develop well.
Briefing Members of The Parliamentary Press Corps at The Factory premises, The Factory Manager for Nestlé Ghana, Gbenga Oladunjoye reiterated the Company’s commitment to quality control and safety of its Products and Personnel, right from the raw material level, before it is turned into consumable goods.
He said, some rules governing productions are, “no wearing of selected wedding rings, wrist watches, necklaces, hair pins, ribbons or any removable ornament that one could think of”. Nestlé Ghana’s Tema Factory produces Milo, Ideal, Milk, Nescafé and Cerelac for both The Ghanaian, Central and West African Market and beyond.
The Company has made significant contributions to Intra- Sub-Regional Trade. More than 85% of Nestlé Products sold in Central And West Africa are manufactured locally.
Nestlé has made 39 global commitments, in the areas of nutrition, water, rural development and responsible sourcing, people, compliance and human rights.
Nestlé has introduced The Healthy Kids Programme, which provides Nutrition Education to children of school-going age. More than 81, 000 children have benefitted from The Programme in Central and West Africa, since 2011. In Ghana, The Programme has benefitted 40,000 children in Central, Western, Eastern, Ashanti And Northern Regions.
The Company has also trained more than 6,500 Health Care Professionals, through The Nestlé Nutrition Institute Africa In The Central And West Africa Region. Nestlé commits itself to providing nutritious foods and beverages. More than 157 million servings of Nestlé Fortified Products were consumed daily in 2015, within The Region.
Through The Nestlé Grains Quality Improvement Project, Nestlé sources locally, grains from The Three Northern Regions and some parts of The Brong Ahafo And Eastern Regions.
The Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Manager, Ama Amoah, on her part said, Nestlé Ghana believes in giving back to the society its due, in order to sustain and grow its stakeholders.
She mentioned that, “Creating Shared Value is a fundamental part of Nestlé’s way of doing business that focuses on specific areas of Nestlé’s core business activities; where value can best be created for both the society and shareholders.
Source: radioxyzonline.com/Francis Edzorna Mensah