Yemen Milk Carnival [Archives:2008/1205/Local News]

November 6 2008

By: Jamal Al-Najjar
SANA'A Nov. 2 ) Hundreds of children and their families learned of the importance of consuming milk at the Yemen Milk Carnival, at the Fun City in Sana'a, organized by Tetra Pak Arabia, leading food processing and packaging company worlwide, last Thursday.

The event aimed at raising awareness about the importance of the consumption of milk.

It was open to children and families, all of whom participated in a range of fun activities and interactive games centered on the topic of healthy and nutritious milk. Free samples of flavored and plain long-life milk were distributed and enjoyed by children and parents alike.

“The Yemen Milk Carnival gives Tetra Pak a great opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of drinking milk in general and of milk protected in carton packages. We believe it is our responsibility to create awareness on how important healthy and nutritious milk consumption is for children,” said Jesus Ortega, Dairy Category Manager, Tetra Pak Arabia.

The Yemen Milk Carnival event is part of Tetra Pak Arabia's ongoing drive to raise awareness about the health benefits of packaged milk products in the region. The company has also organized similar festivities in the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Tetra Pak is a food processing and packaging solutions company working in more than 150 countries worldwide