Godrej Yummiez and IRCTC togehter introduce Yummiez Millet Patty on Rajdhani & August Kranti trains
Godrej Yummiez and the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have joined forces to introduce Yummiez Millet Patty on Rajdhani and August Kranti trains. This partnership comes as 2023 is celebrated as the International Year of Millets, showcasing Godrej Yummiez’s commitment to providing nutritious and delicious options.
The Yummiez Millet Patty, crafted by Godrej Yummiez, has garnered significant praise for its nutritional value and taste. Made from millets such as Jowar (Sorghum) and Bajra (Pearl Millet), this innovative snack employs Individual Quick Freeze (IQF) technology to maintain freshness without the need for preservatives. Packed with fibre, vitamins, and an enticing blend of herbs and spices, these patties offer a delectable and health conscious snacking choice.
Rajdhani and August Kranti trains are renowned for their exceptional service and food offerings, and this collaboration between Godrej Yummiez and IRCTC aims to promote the consumption of millets even within the extensive Indian railway network. Initially, this partnership is being piloted on the Mumbai-Delhi-Mumbai routes of these iconic trains, benefiting passengers travelling between Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Delhi.
Mr. Abhay Parnerkar, CEO of Godrej Tyson Foods Limited, emphasized the shifting perception of millets and their increasing popularity among households. He highlighted Godrej Yummiez Millet Patty as a preservative-free snack that embodies their commitment to innovation, nutrition, and convenience. He expressed his delight in extending this delectable snack to passengers aboard Rajdhani and August Kranti trains, praising IRCTC’s extensive reach and culinary expertise.
Mr. Rahul Himalian, Group General Manager at Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (Western Zone), noted that the International Year of Millets inspired them to explore ways to incorporate millets into their food offerings, aligning nutrition with taste. The introduction of Godrej Yummiez Millet Patty on a pilot basis underscores IRCTC’s dedication to providing passengers with appealing millet-based food options.