Hyderabad, Jan 31 (PTI) Months after suspending the sale of vegetable biryani at its cafeteria following a complaint that worms were found in it, the Ikea store here Thursday resumed it, a senior official of the Swedish furnishing company said.Also Read - Rakhi Sawant - Urfi Javed Party And Dance to 'Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai,' Fans Say, 'Sangati Ka Asar’ - Watch Viral Videos
On September 5, last year IKEA India said it stopped selling Vegetable Biryani and Samosa in its 1000-seater restaurant located at its store here, following a complaint it received earlier from a customer. Also Read - To Fight Attrition, THESE Companies Offering Esops, Bonuses To Employees
“Today is the first day we started reselling vegetable biryani,” Hyderabad Store Manager, John Achillea told reporters when asked about the resumption of the sale of the dishin the restaurant. Also Read - Viral Video: Dog Takes a Dip in Thanda Thanda Paani on Hot Summer Day. Watch
The contract with the supplier from whom they were sourcing the food item was terminated following the incident and they were now preparing biryani in the store’s kitchen, he said.
“We are nowpreparing biryani three to four days in a week in our in-house kitchen.
We are also looking to appoint a party to supply us the dish. The Samosa will also eventually come back to the menu,” the official told PTI.
In an embarrassment for the IKEA store, a man found a worm in the vegetable biryani served to him, prompting the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to issue a notice to the firm in August last year.
Apologising for the “unfortunate experience,” Ikea had said it would take corrective action.
“IKEA India has voluntarily stopped sales of two of its most appreciated products Vegetarian Biryani and Samosa, sourced locally in India.
Ikeafollows strong internal processes to secure quality and takes full responsibility for its supply chain.
IkeaIndia has initiated an internal review in order to take any corrective actions as needed, Ikeahadsaidthen.PTI GDK
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