Nestlé supports FoSTAT to develop young food scientists through the “FoSTAT-Nestlé Quiz Bowl” for the 16th consecutive year

To Press Releases listJun 27, 2018

 

 

Asst. Prof. Dr. Anadi Nitithamyong,(second from right) President of the Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT); Dr. Kwantawee Paukatong, (right) Corporate Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Manager, Nestlé (Thai) Ltd.; and Mr. Justin Pau, (left), General Manager, UBM Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd, congratulate and present a trophy to the team from Chulalongkorn University, winners of the 16th FoSTAT-Nestlé Quiz Bowl.

Bangkok–June 20, 2018: The Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT), in collaboration with Nestlé (Thai) Ltd., recently organized the 16th consecutive year of the FoSTAT-Nestlé Quiz Bowl, a nationwide annual quiz about food science and technology, to encourage the development of human resources in Thailand’s nutrition sector. It provides an opportunity for food science and technology students nationwide to unleash their potential, with over 3,600 students participating in the academic quiz so far.

This year, a team of students from Chulalongkorn University won the FoSTAT-Nestlé Quiz Bowl. They received a trophy on behalf of Dr. Ampol Senanarong, A former privy councilor during the reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (King Rama 9). The students on the winning team will also go on an educational trip to visit the Nestlé Research & Development Center in Singapore, where they will be inspired by experiencing a professional work environment. First runner-up in the quiz was a team from Mahidol University Kanchanaburi Campus, second runner-up was a team from Mahidol University, and third runner-up was a team from Srinakharinwirot University.

Nestlé (Thai) Ltd. has sponsored the FoSTAT-Nestlé Quiz Bowl for 16 consecutive years to emphasize Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future by enabling food science students to become experts in food science and technology and apply their knowledge about nutrition to advance Thailand’s food science and technology industries to ensure future success.

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Notes to the Editor

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 191 countries around the world, and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like NESCAFÉ or NESPRESSO to local favourites like BEAR BRAND or MINERÉ. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.์

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