CPF Delivers Food to Support Fight against COVID-19

CPF pledges supports to Thailand's fight against COVID-19 with the plan to supply food to individuals suspected of having COVID-19.

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CPF) pledges supports to Thailand’s fight against COVID-19 with the plan to supply food to individuals suspected of having COVID-19 as well as medical staff of public hospitals across the country.

 

Mr. Prasit Boondoungprasert, Chief Executive Officer of CPF, said CPF realizes the Ministry of Public Health’s hardships in dealing with challenges after COVID-19 is designated a dangerous communicable disease under the Communicable Disease Act B.E.2558.

As a leading safe food producer of the world, CPF will take part in this mission through “CPF’s food from the heart against COVID-19” project, whereby CPF’s food products will be delivered to individuals suspected of having the disease as well as the staff of public hospitals across the country.

The project will be carried out in 4 steps: 1) individuals suspected of having COVID-19 are urged to register at [email protected] >> http://bit.ly/2PFFcyB  2) CPF will crosscheck the list of registered individuals with the Department of Disease Control  3) Verification SMS are sent to the individuals and CP Freshmart Delivery team will deliver products from 109 distribution centers across the country (59 in Bangkok) directly to their home and 4) Public hospitals are invited to register for food delivery at Hotline CP Freshmart 1788.

“As a safe food producer, we want to assist the Ministry of Public Health’s mission and take part in relieving the crisis that engulfs Thais and the country. We are extending our moral support to all physicians, nurses and health officers who are offering the frontline service. Please receive our heartfelt thanks,” Mr. Prasit said.

Under this project, CPF will deliver 3 sets of 34 food products: 1) ready-to-eat meals that include microwavable basil chicken with rice, spaghetti carbonara, and shrimp wanton 2) freshly-cooked food with rice and 3) fresh food that include chicken meat and pork. The delivery service will start from 4 March 2020 onwards.

 

CPF produces safe food under “Put Our Heart into Food” Concept. Innovation, People and Planet are highlighted, to affirm its leading position in terms of food innovation and commitment towards sustainability for society and the environment. The “CPF’s food from the heart against COVID-19” Project reflects the Company’s emphasis on “People”, who are all consumers in the Kingdom of Thailand.

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