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HCCB Khurda & Siliguri Plants Win CII National Food Safety Award for 2016

HCCB Khurda & Siliguri plants Win CII National Food Safety Award for 2016

HCCB Khurda and Siliguri plants bagged the prestigious CII National Food Safety Award for 2016. Khurda plant was awarded the "Certificate of commendation for Significant Achievement in Food Safety" and Siliguri plant was awarded the "Certificate of commendation for Strong Commitment to Food Safety", in the category of Large business - Beverages.

These awards are a commendation for best processes, practices and results achieved in the arena of food safety and is contested in various categories, from street food vendors to large industries in food manufacturing, warehousing and transportation businesses across India. The assessors consisting of a panel of experts across different industries and independent assessment bodies, spent over 100 man-hours in auditing the different facilities for deciding the awardees.

 
HCCB Khurda & Siliguri plants Win CII National Food Safety Award for 2016

The awards were presented during the 11th Food Safety and Quality Summit organized by the CII, a 2 days’ session on food safety with the theme of "Surakshit Khadya Abhyan". Subject matter experts, regulators and certification bodies, across the globe were present as panellists for the discussions. The grand award ceremony, held in The Lalit, New Delhi saw participation from the government, food industry leaders and eminent professionals in the field.

The awards were given away by Ashish Bahuguna, Chairman of the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), Awilo Ochieng Pernet, Chairperson, Codex Alimentarius Commission (the body responsible for developing and maintaining internationally recognized standards, codes of practice and guidelines for food safety), and Anuradha Prasad, Joint Secretary, Ministry of food Processing Industries, Govt. of India.

 
Cheers to Khurda & Siliguri plant teams!

Cheers to Khurda & Siliguri plant teams!