Tuesday, June 15, 2021


A special initiative by Quaker to salute the local healthcare community by providing them with nutritious Oatmeals


Tweet by Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi, Hon’ble MP – Rajya Sabha – Link


Mumbai, June 15th, 2021: Saluting the undying spirit, courage and determination of the local healthcare community, Quaker has provided over 28,000 Oatmeals* to support leading hospitals in Mumbai, Maharashtra, including Rukhmani Bai Government Hospital, KEM Hospital and SevenHills Hospital. These were handed over in the presence of Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi, Hon’ble MP – Rajya Sabha.


From doctors to nurses and the entire medical staff, each member of the healthcare community has put their lives at risk to keep numerous families safe. Through a special initiative, Quaker, has extended its heartfelt gratitude to the local healthcare community by providing them with bowls of hope and energy.


Expressing her gratitude towards the healthcare community, Sonam B Vij, Associate Director and Category Head - Quaker, PepsiCo India said, “With their selfless spirit and unwavering dedication, our healthcare professionals have been bravely fighting a tough battle to protect us. We, at PepsiCo India salute the tireless efforts of the healthcare community in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Through this initiative, wholesome oats filled with hope and nutritious energy will support the local healthcare community to keep them going so they work to protect more lives.”


The initiative by Quaker showcases the sincere appreciation of local healthcare community who are braving the odds and standing tall at the forefront.


* 1 oatmeal = 40 grams of Quaker rolled oats.



About Quaker:

Quaker Oats was launched in India in 2006. The brand Quaker is more than 140 years old and is a world leader in the oatmeal segment. Quaker Oats is a 100% wholegrain and natural source of carbohydrates and dietary fibre. It has unique soluble fibre called ╬▓eta Glucan, which is scientifically proven to help reduce cholesterol (cholesterol is a risk factor for heart diseases). In India, Quaker Oats are also available in variants such as Quaker Plain Oats, Quaker Oats Multigrain and Quaker Oats with Flavour Mix.


About PepsiCo India

PepsiCo entered India in 1989 and has grown to become one of the largest MNC food and beverage businesses in India. PepsiCo India has been consistently investing in the country and has built an expansive beverage and snack food business supported by 62 plants across foods and beverages. PepsiCo India’s diverse portfolio includes iconic brands like Pepsi, LAY’S, Kurkure, Tropicana 100%, Gatorade and Quaker. In less than two decades, the company has been able to organically grow eight brands, each of which generate Rs. 1000 crores or more in estimated annual retail sales and are household names, trusted across the country. PepsiCo’s growth in India has been guided by our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

For more information, visit www.pepsico.com


About Smile Foundation:

Smile Foundation is a national level development organization reaching out to more than 600,000 underprivileged children, youth and women directly every year through more than 250 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, youth employability, and women empowerment across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families, and the community.

Website – www.smilefoundationindia.org

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