Bangalore FoodBank

Under the leadership of Mr. Shyam Mohan, President & MD of Griffith Laboratories Inc., India and Middle East, a core committee has been formed for the implementation of a Food Bank in Bangalore. The core committee is developing a financial and operational plan to ensure a sustainable implementation of the Food Bank.

The other members of the core committee are: Ms. Madhura M Chatrapathy, Trustee Director of ASCENT (Asian Centre for Entrepreneurial Initiatives), Ms. Vandana Singh, CEO of IFBN, Mr. Sanjay Thirumalai, CEO and MD of Grant Thornton, a public accountancy and advisory firm, Mr. Sreeram P. Founder and Director, Business Development for Frontal Rain, Mr. Sudhakar Thamankar, Head of Finance and Administration of Griffith Laboratories Bangalore, Ms. Meher S Dasondi, ex Head of HAFT of Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai.

Established on: 
Thursday, 16 October 2014
Supporters: 
Griffith laboratories, Grant Thornton, FrontalRain Technologies

Bangalore Food Banking Initiative Launching on World Food Day

Source: Griffith Laboratories - Press Release Oct 16, 2014 
BANGALORE, India
– In celebration of World Food Day on October 16, Griffith Laboratories, Worldwide Inc., and Griffith Laboratories Private Limited are excited to announce the inauguration and launch of The Bangalore Food Bank, located in Bangalore, India.

The Bangalore Food Bank, officially named “The Feeding Bangalore Foundation,” is sponsored by Griffith Laboratories, a United States-based developer and manufacturer of customized food ingredient systems. The new food bank is part of the India FoodBanking Network (IFBN), the India affiliate of The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN).


Message from Shyam Mohan of Griffith Laboratories

“Being from the food industry, contributing to society by opening the Bangalore Food Bank was a natural extension of what we do! And the opportunity to positively impact the fight for hunger in our city and country was a natural motivator in itself. 

Shyam Mohan
President & Managing Director
Griffith Laboratories India & Middle East


Launch of Bangalore Food Bank on 16th October, 2014

India Food banking Network is further expanding its network of Food banks in India to address the issues of hunger, malnutrition and food wastage.  You are cordially invited to the launch of the Bangalore Food Bank on 16th October also celebrated as World Food Day . Shyam Mohan, MD Griffith Laboratories India & Middle East, Sanjay Thirumalai, MD Grant Thornton India and others are the founders of the Bangalore Food Bank. I have attached the e-invite. We truly value your support in this endeavor.

Please do come and join this fight to end hunger in India.


Home of Hope gets support from IFBN and Canara Bank

IFBN and Bangalore Food Bank visited "Home of Hope' in Bangalore which is looking after 450 destitute men, women and children. Canara Bank supported the feeding programme at the Home of Hope.

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