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​​​​​​​​​Tetra Laval Group donates over INR 3 crores towards COVID-19 relief effort


The global COVID-19 outbreak has brought about never-before challenges in our daily lives, and we remain deeply concerned for all those affected by the pandemic.

In order to support the country’s collective response to this crisis, Tetra Pak, Sidel and DeLaval, will jointly donate over INR 3 crores to various relief organizations across the country with a view to support the COVID-19 relief efforts in India. Of the total, INR 1 crore will be donated to the PM-cares fund for national relief efforts. Another part of the funds will be used to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), masks and other essentials for frontline healthcare workers across Maharashtra. The remaining funds will be used to augment similar efforts across the country to fight the virus over the coming weeks.

This forms part of the Tetra Laval Group’s recent donation of €10 million to support global COVID-19 relief efforts https://www.tetralaval.com/news-and-press-releases/tetra-laval-group-covid-19-relief-efforts

The donation is in addition to the on-going CSR and community support activities being undertaken by Tetra Pak, De Laval and Sidel. This includes support to the waste-picker families across India who are helping keep the country running, and to the migrant workers & other marginalised communities around our area of operations who are most vulnerable to the impact of the pandemic.

Employees across Tetra Pak, De Laval and Sidel have also voluntarily contributed a day's salary to central and state relief funds, reiterating their commitment to stand in solidarity with the entire nation to effectively combat the crisis.

We remain fully committed to play our part in ensuring continuous food supplies in the country, while maintaining important measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees and all those involved in our operations.

We are extremely thankful to our employees, customers and partners for their relentless contribution during these difficult times, and we pledge our full support to the government, industry and communities in tackling this extraordinary situation.

About Tetra Pak
Tetra Pak is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries. With more than 25,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. Our promise, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™," reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere. More information about Tetra Pak is available at www.tetrapak.com

About Sidel
Sidel is a leading provider of equipment and services solutions for packaging beverage, food, home and personal care products in PET, can, glass and other materials.

With over 40,000 machines installed in more than 190 countries, we have nearly 170 years of proven experience, with a strong focus on the factory of tomorrow with advanced systems, line engineering and innovation. Our 5,500+ employees worldwide are passionate about providing solutions that fulfil customer needs and boost the performance of their lines, products and businesses.

Delivering this level of performance requires that we stay flexible. We continuously ensure we understand our customers’ changing challenges and commit to meeting their unique performance and sustainability goals. We do this through dialogue and by understanding the needs of their markets, production and value chains. In turn, we apply our solid technical knowledge and smart data analytics to ensure lifetime productivity reaches its full potential.
We call it Performance through Understanding.

Find out more at www.sidel.com and connect with us.

About DeLaval
Our vision is to make sustainable food production possible. As a company built on innovation, we constantly work to find ways of helping our customers, dairy farmers, do more with less by providing world-leading milking equipment and solutions.

Today, DeLaval has approximately 4,500 passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets around the world. DeLaval is part of the Tetra Laval Group.

See more at www.delaval.com or www.delavalcorporate.com

For questions please contact
Nirjhara Rastogi, Communications Lead, Tetra Pak South Asia Nirjhara.rastogi@tetrapak.com​