HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a spirit of solidarity and support for those who have suffered the damaging effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Gruma, through its subsidiary in the United States, Mission Foods, is donating 26 tons of food products, such as packages of corn tortillas and chips, which are being delivered through the Houston Food Bank and the Red Cross.
Upon instructions from the President and CEO of Gruma, Juan González Moreno, company personnel are coordinating the delivery of aid to those who suffered harm from the meteorological phenomenon that had such a major impact on the United States city.
"For Gruma and Mission Foods, support for the affected population is very important. This solidarity is why we are providing our help to those suffering in Houston," the businessman said.
Help from Mission Foods arrived in Houston on three of the company's trailers, and Gruma personnel are in constant communication and coordination with Houston authorities if more help is required in the coming days.
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