FMCG main Nestle India on Friday apologised for wrongly depicting Manipur’s Keibul Lamjao Nationwide Park location in Meghalaya on the packaging of its KitKat chocolate after objection by authorities from the state authorities.
The packaging of the actual batch of the KitKat journey break chocolate had additionally displayed an image of a Crimson Panda, a species which isn’t discovered on the Keibul Lamjao Nationwide Park.
“Whereas we keep at house, the KitKat journey break packs have been aimed toward bringing a smile in these robust instances by celebrating lovely places. We bought it incorrect with the situation of one of many packs celebrating wild life and we sincerely apologise for this unintentional error,” a spokesperson of Nestle India mentioned.
The spokesperson additional mentioned,”We’re launching two new packs as quickly as potential to convey to mild the great thing about these locations. These packs rejoice Keibul Lamjao Nationwide Park, Manipur and Balpakram Nationwide Park, Meghalaya.“
On Thursday, in a letter to Nestle India CMD Suresh Narayanan, Manipur Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wild Warden, AK Joshi had identified that within the wrapping pack of KitKat chocolate, the situation of Keibul Lamjao Nationwide Park has been proven in Meghalaya, which is factually incorrect as the one floating Nationwide Park on the planet is located in Manipur.
Furthermore, accusing the corporate of “gross misrepresentation of details”, Joshi additionally objected to the show of an image of a Crimson Panda, a species which isn’t discovered at Keibul Lamjao Nationwide Park in the identical cowl of the KitKat chocolate.
“This communication is due to this fact to tell you of this gross misrepresentation of details which is protested by the authorities involved within the State of Manipur,” Joshi had written to Narayanan searching for a “quick and ample redressal”.
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