September 12, 2017

Child Nutrition: Peak 456 awards scholarships to talent hunt winners

IN a bid to promote child nutrition, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, producers of Peak 456 Growing Up Milk, awarded winners of its Peak 456 Talent Hunt competition.

AWARD: Winners of Peak 456 Growing Up Milk, Talent Hunt competition during the grand prize presentation recently in Lagos.

The winners are Imisi Oladapo, Sharon Jonathan,  and Eze Chinewekene Vanessa, in first, second and third positions.

The competition, which ran from Tuesday July 4th 2017 through August 11, 2017 saw interested parents upload videos of their 4-6 year olds displaying amazing talent on the Peak 456 Facebook page as entries for the competition.

Winners were selected through an online voting process on the brand’s Instagram page.

Speaking at the grand prize presentation, Brand Manager, Peak 456 Growing Up Milk, Akon Imoh, stressed the need for parents to support continuous growth and development of their children by ensuring their children receive the right nutrients from their early years.

“Peak 456 Growing Up Milk is committed to supporting children’s growth and development. The talent hunt contest was our way of encouraging parents and guardians to nurture their children’s full potential by recognizing and developing them from their early years.”

“Ninety per cent of brain development happens in the first five years of life and this is highly dependent on good nutrition. Hence the need for specialized nutrition tailored to support their growing up needs, such as Peak 456 Growing Up Milk for children aged 4 to 6 years. Peak 456 Growing Up Milk is fortified with Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) with supports brain development in children,” she concluded.

Responding, mother of the first prize winner, Mrs Oladapo commended Peak 456 for promoting the need for specialised nutrition for the Nigerian child, while noting that her child is being positioned and empowered through the award of the scholarship.