Lactalis Canada donates 34,000 tubs of yogurt to B.C. food charities
Canadian dairy company seeks to help families in communities impacted by severe flooding
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Who: Lactalis Canada
What: The Canadian dairy company is donating more than 34,000 family-sized Olympic brand yogurt tubs to various local food banks and charitable organizations including the Abbotsford Food Bank, CityReach Care, Lotus Light Charity, Quest Food Bank and the Richmond Food Bank to support communities impacted by the recent flooding disaster in British Columbia.
Additionally, Lactalis Canada's Foodservice division is donating dairy ingredients to local restaurants preparing complimentary meals for community members.
"From farms and properties completely washed away to loss of livestock and crippling supply chain issues impacting food availability, the people and communities of British Columbia have been deeply affected by the recent severe flooding events," said Mark Taylor, president & CEO, Lactalis Canada, in a press release.
"Lactalis Canada's purpose is to enrich and nurture the lives of Canadians and in this situation, and for us, that means doing whatever we can to get nutritious dairy products to all those impacted," he added.