Indian Confectionary Group Sampre Nutritions inks MoU with The African Peace and Security Union

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Officials from Gurbani Group and The African Peace and Security Union after signing the MoU at Dubai
Officials from Gurbani Group and The African Peace and Security Union after signing the MoU at Dubai | Image Courtesy: Supplied

India-based manufacturer, producer and processor of food products, beverages, soft drinks, and confectionery products, Sampre Nutritions Ltd, part of Gurbani Group has partnered with The African Peace and Security Union.

Mr. B.K. Gurbani, Chairman, Gurbani Group and Mr. Roll Stephane Ngomat, Chairperson, The African Peace and Security Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize the deal in Dubai at an event which was attended by officials from both organizations.

In a statement to the press, officials from both organizations stated that the newly signed MoU and Protocol of Agreement will enable both parties to work together towards the setting up of a manufacturing plant for the complete range of Fortified Vitaminized Candies for African nations and all related requirements.

B.K. Gurbani and Roll Stephane Ngomat MoU Signing
Mr. B.K.Gurbani, Chairman, Gurbani Group and Mr. Roll Stephane Ngomat, Chairperson, The African Peace and Security Union signing the MoU at Dubai | Image Courtesy: Supplied

In accordance with the signed agreement, The African Peace and Security Union will support Sampre Nutritions in all development activities within the space of the African states by facilitating and promoting the activities in all projects connected with the Agenda 2063, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and free trade agreement implementation.

The African Peace and Security Union in consultation through an advisory opinion will assure to advocate for the setting up of manufacturing plants in 24 countries in Africa, for the complete range of products including hard-boiled sugar candies, all fruit flavors, caramel toffees, molded chocolates, caramel hard boiled & centre filled lollipops, deposited hard boiled candies, soft deposited jelly, all kinds of mouth fresheners & mints as well as ‘Candy Nutri’ fortified vitaminized candies that help to improve the nutrition of adolescent girls and lactic mothers.

Candy Nutri 

Registered since 2008 by Sampre Nutritions, Candy Nutri is a vitaminized candy developed by the firm in collaboration with M/s. Micronutrient Initiative, Ottawa, Canada. The product is currently produced in a manufacturing facility in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

“The company has done complete R & D and developed this exclusive product in-house and become a supplier for this product which contains Vitamin – A, Vitamin – C, Folic acid and Iron. The efficacy studies and effectiveness were conducted by Sr. Head of AIMS (All India Medical Sciences) New Delhi, Dr. C K Anand. The elaborate & detailed study was conducted in most of the rural areas in India through “ANGANWADI CENTER” by the Women, Child Welfare Ministry, Government of India. The result and reports made by Dr. C K Anand with his team of 19 people have seen the improvement in hemoglobin level of all the beneficiaries, upon regular usage. Sampre Nutritions Ltd. has got a consent letter from M/s. Micronutrient Initiative, Canada for this product launch through the commercial venture of Candy Nutri.”

-Official spokesperson

The African Peace and Security Union

The African Peace and Security Union is a specialized structure working as a continental body that comprises the African Continent with a clear mandate to support policies and programs that promote stability and foster development and integration of the continent.

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