Article: Nestlé and Hatch announce winners of first-ever Open Innovation Idea Hackathon

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Nestlé and Hatch announce winners of first-ever Open Innovation Idea Hackathon

Nestlé and Hatch announced the winners of its first-ever Open Innovation Hackathon Challenge 2021, awarding two teams for their breakthrough ideas on healthy products using local ingredients, and green initiatives.

Dulanja Gamanayake, Ashan Kottagoda and Sachinthi Wirasinha won for presenting a waste management solution for the company’s packaging waste, while Sameeha Jabeer, Keshala Jayawickrama and Shanitha Mirihana won for presenting a product made with purely local ingredients and catering to local nutritional needs, with the potential to make a positive impact on the rural farming community.

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