The Del Monte group of companies in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) recently revealed its participation in the ’10 Million Meals’ campaign in Dubai, an initiative that will offer food help to communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the UAE during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Under the initiative, Del Monte Foods UAE (FZE) will be delivering fruits and few containers of bananas, to assist people break their fast in a healthy way.
Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and is led by his spouse Shaikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of UAE Food Bank, the “10 Million Meals” campaign represents a fantastic example of sharing, caring and social solidarity, to offer a better existence for as many people as possible.
Commenting on the campaign, Ahmad Nasri, General Manager of Del Monte Foods UAE (FZE) said: “We are coming together as a society to assist people affected by COVID-19 pandemic. In maintaining with our philosophy and dedication to social responsibility, we are looking for to rejoice the holy month of Ramadan with this campaign, which objectives to share the spirit of togetherness and blessings of Ramadan in these instances and enables us to give back to the communities we work in.”
Adding further, he said: “Eating fresh and nutritious fruits and bananas is vital throughout Ramadan. They are a remarkable way to break the fast as they assist to exchange fluids lost throughout the day and to begin the next day of fasting well hydrated. Implementing this initiative, which emanates from the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, displays social harmony and cohesion in the UAE and a robust will to overcome these difficult times.”