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Engro Foods believes in winning trust through transparency and they opened the doors of their Sahiwal Plant and their supplier dairy farm in Sahiwal to the parliamentarians of Punjab Assembly. The delegation of parliamentarians who visited Engro Foods were Sadia Sohail Rana, Rafya Kamal, Nabila Hakim Ali from PTI, Rahila Khadim Hussain & Shameela Aslam from PML(N), Faiza Malik from PPP and Syed Hamid Falki, Director Parliamentary Affairs -Punjab Youth Council.

The purpose of this visit was to win trust through transparency by showing the entire process from grass to glass. Starting right from the animal welfare and best dairy farming practices employed at the farms supplying milk to Engro Foods, to milk quality checks at the milk collection centre and plant for processing of raw milk into finished products. The parliamentarians were introduced to the entire process that ensure a smooth running of Engro Foods operations.

The delegation was briefed and familiarized to the milk procurement channels employed by EFL and their efforts to revolutionize the dairy sector of Pakistan by empowering the farmers with best dairy farming practices.

During the field visit, the parliamentarians experienced first-hand the ways and practices employed at Engro Foods supply value chain. From visiting commercial dairy farm to milk collection centre and processing plant the entire process was regarded very informative as the parliamentarians showed deep interest.

On this occasion, Syed Saud Ahmed Pasha, Director for Agriculture Business of Engro Foods Limited stated, "EFL continuously works towards improvement of the dairy sector in Pakistan. With this visit we display complete transparency of our entire process. Having parliamentarians visit our dairy farm and plant, gives us a great platform to show how our products are processed and the practices we employ to provide safe and better nutrition to Pakistan. We have shared the initiatives we are working on to create sustainable livelihoods for farmers and more employment opportunities for the people of Pakistan through milk collection centres, distributors and allied services. All products of Engro foods are processed by employing best global practices of food safety & nutrition."-PR

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