PETA India, organisation working for animals’ rights and welfare has introduced vegan food awards to felicitate the companies for cruelty-free foods in advance of World Environment Day. A hard boiled candy Mango Bite from Parle Products won the award for Best Vegan Candy. PETA has announced the winners of its first-ever Vegan Food Awards, after tasting some of the best vegan products available in the market across various categories, which included products that were free did not contain in its formulation, meat, eggs and dairy products in various forms.
Pravin Kulkarni, General Manager, Marketing, Parle Products said, “We invest a lot of time and resources in R&D to provide our customers with products of the best quality and taste. It is therefore great to be awarded and appreciated. Mango Bite has stood the test of time and has faced fierce competition from many brands in the market. It is popular for its flavour amongst children and adults.”
Parle Products has been India’s largest manufacturer of biscuits and confectionery for over 80 years. There flagship Parle-G, is popular across the world. With a 40 percent share of the total biscuit market and a 15 percent share of the total confectionery market in India, Parle has grown to become a multi-million dollar company.