03 August 2021 | News
The effort is a part of the company's on-going project, “CPF Food from the Heart against COVID-19”
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Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) and its partners are providing more than one million packs of safe food, over one million bottles of water and beverage including fresh foods and essential supplies to healthcare workers in hospitals and field hospitals nationwide as a token of gratitude for their services in a fight against Covid-19 outbreak.
The effort is a part of the company's on-going project, “CPF Food from the Heart against COVID-19” to ensure Thai doctors, nurses and other healthcare staffs across the country can access quality and safe foods. This is in accordance with Charoen Pokphand Group’s policy to help the society amid the outbreak . As surging cases of Covid-19 is threatening the health system and economy, CP Foods continues to provide ready to eat foods, drinking water, healthy drink and other supplies to medical staffs who are dedicating to control the outbreak across the country.
In July, multiple hospitals and field hospitals across the country were given foods, beverage and essential items from CP Food's operations nationwide.Volunteers from CP Foods’ Feedmill in Ratchaburi province donated fresh eggs and drinking water to the medical team and public health staff at the field hospital of Ratchaburi province. Meanwhile, CPF Food and Beverage plant gives ready-to-eat shrimp wonton noodles to medical staffs at field hospital in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province. The plant also donated rice from “Royal Umbrella” brand to 400 households of Jesada Village 7 community in the same province. CP Feedmill Bangna KM.21 offered a variety of delicious foods such as Hainanese chicken rice and Five-star grilled chicken, as well as drinking water and face masks for staffs at the vaccination center of Huachiew Chalermprakiet University.
In the south, Hat Yai Feedmill in Songkhla province supported ready-to-eat meals and drinking water for vaccination centers in Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province. In the northeast, Nong Bua Lamphu Slaughter Plant has given away ready-to-eat food, drinking water and PPE kits to the vaccination center of Sribunruang Hospital in Nong Bua Lamphu Province as a token of appreciation for the medical team there.
Aside delicious food and hygiene supplies, 12 sets of computer equipment and barcode printers were granted to the Office of Disease Prevention and Control by the company's Chicken Processing Plant in Saraburi Province to use in proactive COVID-19 test in 70 districts in 8 provinces of the central region. In addition to the relief efforts in the upcountry, CP Foods currently provides food supplies for medical staffs in multiple vaccination sites across Bangkok. This included Bang Sue Central Vaccination Center where food products are given away to healthcare workers and people who received Covid-19 vaccine at Bang Sue Central Vaccination Center, as a thanks for helping Thailand achieving Heard Immunity. CP Foods and partners continue to deliver foods to medical staffs and underprivileged people to ensures that everyone is able to access to adequate quality food at all times.