Upfield Foods donated a GHS50,000 worth of its branded ‘Blue Band’ products to support low-income individuals and households and socially vulnerable groups who were most affected by by the partial lockdown restrictions announced for Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana. The donated food package included the following branded Blue Band products:
- 250 cases of 10kg baking margarine
- 200 cases of 75g bread spread
- 150 cases of 250g margarine.
The food assistance was provided in keeping with Upfield Foods’ corporate commitment to make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, plant-based products.
Mr. Bamidele Amao, General Manager for Upfield West Africa, commended the Government of Ghana and President Akufo-Addo for the measures being implemented to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure the safety of Ghanaians and others who have made Ghana home. Mr. Amao said Upfield recognizes its heightened responsibility to ensure its nutritious, quality foods are consistently available to consumers and that the company is taking all necessary measures to ensure its foods are produced in accordance with good hygienic and high quality production standards.
Upfield is focused on delivering healthier products with great tasting, superior quality and a “Better Plant-based Future.” The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and sells products in over 95 countries, with 17 manufacturing sites across the world.