McCain Foods India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of McCain Foods Ltd (Canada), has received SIAL d’OR Country Award 2010, for the commercial success of its Indian product - McCain Aloo Tikki, at the SIAL Show in Paris, France.
McCain Aloo Tikki, being the highest scoring Indian product amongst participants in nine categories, was adjudged as the winner of ‘Country Award - India’. The Aloo tikki is a frozen traditional potato snack, that can be consumed on its own, with dips or in a sandwich.
According to the company release, SIAL (Salon International de l’Alimentation), one of the largest food tradeshow in the world
created the SIAL d’Or, which recognises innovative products for success in trading in their local markets.K S Narayanan, Managing Director, McCain Foods India Pvt Ltd
said, “The Aloo Tikki marks McCain Foods’ foray into ethnic snack foods category in the country. Since its introduction, the product has been well accepted not only by retail consumers but also in the food service segment. McCain Aloo Tikki is today being exported to many countries including South East Asia, the UK, the US and Hong Kong.”