FDA Maharashtra launches training programme


Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Maharashtra along with Coca-Cola India has recently launched a pilot project in Pune to train street food vendors on food safety and good hygiene practices (GHPs).


Under this initiative, Coca-Cola and FDA Maharashtra will train 1,200 street food vendors in Pune city on the aspect of safe and nutritious food enabling them to improve the quality of their offerings, which will ultimately lead to increase in their earnings.


The initiative has been designed by keeping in mind the specific needs of the small food vendors. Coca Cola India has collaborated with FSSAI and various state FDAs for project Clean Street Food, aimed at providing best practises and knowledge to street food vendors through specialised training modules enabling them to grow their businesses sustainably.


As part of this initiative, Coca-Cola India, will closely work with FDA in upgrading the eating out experience for the local populace at large.

While the former will be responsible for the programme execution through its network of trainers and available infrastructure, the latter will ensure the relevance of the training content and shall oversee the overall delivery.

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