Nestlé India wins Best Industry – Product Innovation award for mainstreaming millets 


This recognition reaffirms Nestlé India’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the food industry

Nestlé India was awarded the “best industry – product innovation for mainstreaming millets” by Nutrihub, ICAR-IIMR during the highly acclaimed “International Nutri-Cereal Convention 5.0”. The event, which Nutrihub, IIMR-ICAR, hosted, successfully brought together various stakeholders such as policymakers, producers, processors, researchers, academicians, R&D institutes, incubators, startups, micro-entrepreneurs, and NGOs working in the millets eco-system. This recognition reaffirms Nestlé India’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the food industry.

Commenting on the faster adoption of millets, Suresh Narayanan, Chairman and Managing Director, of Nestlé India said, “Nestlé India is deeply honoured to receive best industry- product innovation for mainstreaming millets award. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing nutritious and healthy food options to consumers across the country combined with the determination of the Nestlé India team to bring this vision to life. I am extremely pleased that we have launched millet-based products such as Nestlé a + Masala Millet with bajra, Nestlé CEREGROW grain selection with ragi, and MAGGI Oats Noodles with Millet Magic with jowar and ragi amongst others. I extend my gratitude and sincerely congratulate the Government of India for bringing millets to centre stage and making 2023 the International Year of Millets. We believe this momentum of bringing millets or “shree anna” to the forefront needs to be sustained through partnerships between corporates, academics, and authorities.”   

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