NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director, CEO: Koki Ando) will donate 115 million yen (equivalent to US$1 million) to the Japan Association for the World Food Programme. This donation will support the World Food Programme emergency response in supplying food to refugees seeking safety in Ukraine and neighboring countries.
NISSIN FOODS Kft. (NISSIN in Hungary), together with the World Instant Noodles Association (WINA), have also pledged to donate 100,000 packages of instant noodles, which will be delivered to people in need via the local Red Cross.
We, at NISSIN FOODS Group, base our values on Shoku-i Sei-shoku* “food related jobs are sacred profession”, a corporate philosophy inherited from the founder Momofuku Ando. As such, our mission is to contribute to society and the earth with food, which sustains the basis of human life.
Our hearts are with those facing difficulties in Ukraine and neighboring countries; we share a united hope for peace. We will continue to closely follow this difficult, and quickly evolving situation, and will try to provide necessary support to those who are suffering from difficulties.
* Shoku-i Sei-shoku (Food related jobs are sacred profession)
Food production is an occupation that supports the very essence of life. For this reason, those who work in the food industry must have a pure spirit that inspires them to serve society and contribute to human health and world peace. Working with food is a sacred profession, and it is the mission of the NISSIN FOODS Group to provide the world with safe, delicious, healthy food.
What is WFP?
Assisting 100 million people in around 80 countries each year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and times of conflict, and working with communities to improve nutrition and provide school meals. In 2020, the organization had supported 115.5million people in 84 countries.
About the Japan Association for the World Food Programme (JAWFP)
JAWFP is an authorized non-profit organization that supports the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and is the official support window for the WFP United Nations World Food Programme in Japan.
About the World Instant Noodles Association (WINA)
World Instant Noodles Association (WINA) was founded in 1997, for the purpose to improve the quality of instant noodle products, to promote the consumption and the industry's development, and to contribute to the diet of people all over the world. WINA is a world-wide industry association comprising 142 companies/organizations from 23 different countries/regions. Because instant noodles play an important role as emergency relief in times of crisis, such as natural disasters, etc., WINA has been cooperating with its member companies around the world to provide emergency food aid. At the 6th World Instant Noodles Summit Osaka in 2008, the association established the "WINA Disaster Relief Fund" in order to provide further emergency food aid.