By Dubem George
Nestlé brand MAGGI has launched a first-of-its-kind website in Central and West Africa, offering fresh new twists to well-known African dishes.
It is also serving up a second season of Yelo Pèppè, its popular online nutrition education drama series on YouTube from June 8, 2020.
The brand’s latest launches are just a few of the innovative ways MAGGI is meeting its consumers’ digital and nutritional appetites,while also contributing to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.
The MAGGI website, which provides over 40 African recipes on an easy-to-use platform,can help families cook balanced and nutritious meals.
Now that many of us are spending more time cooking at home, who isn’t stuck for new food ideas?Get some inspiration from the Recipe of The Day or the With A Twist section!There are recipes for kids, adventurous cooks, those who love a classic dish and time-saving one pot meals, all available in English and French.
“MAGGI innovates once more by providing different variations of beloved African dishes that offer something for every food lover,” said Dominique Allier, Business Executive Officer for Culinary at Nestlé Central and West Africa. “We are proud to be the first region worldwide chosen by MAGGI to launch this unique website”, he added.
The new website, which was built in collaboration with top African chefs, expert nutritionists and local food influencers, provides helpful tips in some recipes on how to boost your iron intake and balance dishes.
“As well as highlighting the importance of including nutritious diets in our daily lives with well-known family favourites; people across the globe now have easy access to traditional African recipes we know and love”,said AkuaKwakwa, Nutrition, Health and Wellness Manager for Nestlé Central and West Africa.
“For people who are more concerned about sodium, saturated fat and added sugars,the website features the unique ‘My MenuIQ™’guide that illustrates how nutritionally-balanced each recipe is. The higher the score, the more balanced the meal is,” she added.
Second helping of Yelo Pèppèdrama is served!
Following the success of Yelo Pèppèseason one,which recorded over 20.3 million online views, MAGGI is excited to present the new second season of the popular show to its fans, bringing back its beloved characters from the first season.