Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Coca-Cola India join hands to upskill small food vendor (street food vendor) community in India

Inks pact to train 50,000 small food vendors across the country

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Coca-Cola India (CCI), today announced a strategic partnership to train 50,000 small food vendors in India over the next three year period. The MoU signing between the two makes Coca-Cola India the first corporate partner for FSSAI’s project ‘Clean Street Food’. This partnership will further strengthen and support FSSAI’s initiative which aims to raise the safety standards of food sold on streets across the country.

5 things you need to know about the new partnership between Coca-Cola India and FSSAI

  1. The program targets training of 50,000 small food vendors in India over the next three years.
  2. The training module under the project will focus on the owners and employers at small food service outlets and street food vendors, mostly in the unorganized sector, to understand the basic tenets (and the science behind) storage of food items and maintaining hygiene.
  3. Coca-Cola will be responsible for the program execution through its network of trainers and available infrastructure while FSSAI will ensure the relevance of the training content and shall monitor the overall delivery.
  4. The partnership makes Coca-Cola India the first corporate partner for FSSAI’s project ‘Clean Street Food’.
  5. The partnership will help accelerate Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision for Skill India which aims to train over 40 crore (400 million) people in India in different skills by 2022.