Writer, Editor, and Project Manager in Tamil Nadu, India
Christy Friedgram Industry is one among the pioneer food processing companies in India to implement the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) scheme. Founded in 1989, it is the flagship enterprise of the Christy Group, a growth oriented philanthropic conglomerate. In fact, CFI is the first brick in the establishment and formation of the Christy group- an INR700 Crore megacorp.
Christy Friedgram Industry is proud to have contributed to bringing about substantial reduction in the malnutrition levels in the state. As per the statistics shared by the Government of Tamil Nadu, Department of Social Welfare and NMP, in 1990 almost 29.6% of children under 3 years were found to be moderately malnourished and 4.2% were found to be severely malnourished.The percentage has progressively reduced to just 1.62% and 0.03% respectively in 2010. Similarly, while 0.21% of children in the state were termed severely malnourished, in 2011 their percentage came down to 0.02%. CFI is committed to bringing down the level of malnutrition even further and is continually innovating to produce better quality weaning and ready to eat micronutrient fortified food.