Hindustan Unilever blames the rising temperature for fungi-ridden bread

February 2014
FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;2/23/2014, p37
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The article reports on consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever Ltd.'s (HUL) statement that increasing temperature in India caused the growth of fungus on some bread products in April 2014. Topics discussed include moldy bread purchased by a Bangalore businessman from a Nagasandra shop, the number of loaves sold by HUL daily in Bangalore, and speculation that the bread was aerated insufficiently before packing. The bread's expiry date is also mentioned.


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