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Ambuja Cements paid Rs 20 crore by Nestle to destroy Maggi packets

08-July-2015
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Ambuja Cements paid Rs 20 crore by Nestle to destroy Maggi packets

Ambuja Cements has been given Rs 20 crore by Nestle India to destroy Maggi Noodles, according to media reports.

The cement company has been given this amount to burn off recalled Maggi packets at their plant.

Media reports quote a spokesperson from Nestle saying, “Gujarat Ambuja Cements is ... helping us to destroy the Maggi noodles being withdrawn by us from the market.”

The spokesperson further stated, "In addition to the value of stocks being destroyed there will be additional costs to take into account, for example bringing back stock from the market, transporting the stock to the destruction points and destruction cost etc."

Nestle India had earlier made a statement on June 15 that the withdrawal of Rs 320 crore Maggi from the market has already started and it is being destroyed.

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