On Oct 2003, all kids, and chocolate lovers like me got a shock of their life. Our favorite brand Cadbury’s Dairy Milk is infested with worms. The packaging of this great product was poor which allowed it to spoil.
After numerous out of court settlements, product recall, apologies, and millions of dollars spend in revamping the system, Cadburys is back on its feet.
Do our Ice-cream vendors also want to witness the same fate?
The bulk of the ice cream is sold in 500ml bricks, or in cups, yet their packaging has evolved little over the past 2 decades.
1) Cardboard is not tamper proof, and becomes really venerable when moisture condenses on it.
2) The lids of the ice cream cups never even cover the ice cream completely. Hence giving a free hand to the air-borne contamination. If the curd sellers can put a tamper proof aluminum foil sealing on the yogurt/curd cups why can’t higher priced ice cream vendors do the same?
I seriously feel that some of the ice cream cups are actually recovered from the thrash can and refilled. If the packaging is not soon improved, the next guys defending themselves in consumer court shall be these ice cream vendors.