By Lisa Burgess • 18 March 2020 • 17:20
French alcohol producer, Pernod Ricard said Wednesday that it would donate 70,000 liters of pure alcohol to a health company manufacturing hand sanitizer amid shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic. France has been hard hit with the pandemic recently.
Paris-based luxury goods giant LVMH has also instructed its perfumes division to produce hydroalcoholic gel to aid French authorities battling the health crisis.
Pernod-Ricard, the Paris-based company that owns the Absolut Vodka brand, said today it was donating 70,000 liters of pure alcohol to Laboratoire Cooper, one of France’s leaders in everyday health products, and the leading supplier of hydroalcoholic gels to pharmacies.
French luxury conglomerate LVMH which owns the Louis Vuitton as well as Christian Dior, Guerlain, and Givenchy brands has also joined the effort to help provide hand sanitizers to aid health workers, this was announced on Sunday.
A perfect example of the French nation coming together under dire circumstances. Here’s hoping that businesses around the world take note.
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