TGI Distri to feed Lagosians in TerraCares4Naija initiative
To mark world food day on October 16 as well as giving back to the society through its CSR activity, Tropical General Investment (TGI) Distri has launched the Terra Cares4Naija initiative. This will ensure that over 10, 000 underprivileged Lagosians are fed till Christmas this year.
The United Nations has reported that more than one billion people are undernourished globally with undernutrition to blame for one-third of child mortality. This year, the World Food Day theme calls for action to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone.
To achieve this, Terra Seasoning Cubes and Big Bull Rice, a locally produced premium quality parboiled Rice, are taking up this initiative towards making a difference in the lives of deserving fellow Nigerians by providing free meals every nutritious every Saturday for 10 weeks.
Mr. Sunil Sawhney, Managing Director of TGI Distri Limited, said this Terra Cares4Naija initiative is way to reciprocate the overwhelming love and affection received by Terra Cubes and Big Bull Rice since inception, “Our products are made by Nigerians, for Nigerians, in Nigeria and our watch words are: Food, Care and Love”.
Mr. Govind Agarwal, Marketing Manager, TGI Distri Limited, stated that the Terra Cares4Naija initiative aims to put beautiful smiles on the faces of over ten thousand Nigerians”.
“On October 16, to be celebrated globally as World Food Day, TGI Distri is commencing with this initiative to increase access to quality food by feeding tasty and nutritious meals free of cost, to more than a thousand people every Saturday for next ten weeks across different parts of Lagos state. Some of the communities to be visited are Agege, Ikorodu, Yaba etc. However, it is not just about free food, the team will spend time amongst the people and be amongst them.
“We believe that a healthy population is an asset to a nation; hence we are at the fore in driving the conversation on the need to eat right and cook right. The importance of good nutrition in raising a healthy family cannot be overemphasized so we aim to lock in joy, smiles and good health in the lives of beloved Nigerians”, Mr. Agarwal said.
“Terra Seasoning Cubes are a true cooking seasoning sensation allowing everybody to enjoy great taste. They have particularly been designed to meet the palate requirements of all Nigerians especially in terms of aroma and flavour. It is available in Beef and Chicken variants. They are also designed to preserve the aroma of meals during and after cooking. On the other hand, Big Bull Rice is sourced locally from the bountiful rice producing areas of Nigeria and processed at the state of the art rice milling plant at Kebbi, with the latest machinery to retain the natural goodness and rich taste. It is presently available in sizes ranging from 5kg to 50kg.”, he added.
TGI Distri Limited is one of the leading distributions, sales and Marketing companies in Nigeria. Presently, they market and distribute all products of Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group companies such as Terra seasoning cubes, Renew Starch, Shine All Dish Washing Liquid, Shine All Scouring Powder and many other notable brands. TGI Distri is also the fulcrum and catalyst for Innovation and New Product Development for the TGI Group.
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