It is the most sold biscuit brand in the world, it’s a brand that has been the choice of all ages, it has entertained many generations, it’s Parle-G. An Indian brand that has remained the king of all biscuits. Whether you ask an adult or a young kid, when it comes to taste their favorite is Parle-G. It’s a biscuit brand that the entire country loves to eat with tea and happiness. Today we have brought to you some unknown, interesting, and surprising facts about the Parle-G biscuits.
So Let’s Take A Look At Some Interesting Parle-G Facts That Will Make Every Indian Proud!
1. Parle-G’s oldest factory in Vile Parle has finally shut down after 87 years. Now Parle-G’s headquarters will be constructed there. So many things have changed, but what remains unchanged is its delicious taste. Even after 73 years, the taste of Parle-G biscuit remains the same. The same classic yellow and white packaging with the cute girl picture on it.
2. Many people think that the ‘G’ in Parle-G stands for ‘Genius’. But it’s not true, the G means Glucose. In the late 1980s, Parle Gluco changed its name to Parle-G to appeal to the younger demographics. As a marketing campaigning, they promoted ‘G means Genius’.
3. China is the most populated country in the world, a country with skills and it positions itself as one of the powerful world leaders. But do you know that not even the entire country of China can eat or produce the biscuits produced by Parle-G in a year! Even now the moment when you’re reading this line, around 4551 people in the world are eating Parle-G.
4. Parle-G is older than India! Yes, you read it right. Actually, India became independent from the British rule in the year 1947 when it gained autonomy and became a proud Indian nation. But did you know that Parle-G started producing the biscuits in 1939 which is 8 years prior to India’s independence.
5. According to a thread on Quora, it’s been wrongly believed that the girl on the Parle-G cover is Niru Deshpande. When she was a kid, her father captured her photograph and that became the Parle’s cover. But truth is that the picture has been drawn by the Everest creative Maganlal Daiya
6. Now take a look at some stats which will definitely surprise you! Parle-G produces around 1 Billion Parle-G biscuit packets which are sold across the nation in around 5 Million retail stores. Around 400 million Parle-G biscuits are produced daily. If you stack this monthly production of the Parle-G biscuits then this distance would be sufficient enough to cover the gap between the Earth and the mon which is about 7.25 Lakh KM.
7. Parle-G has gone through numerous changes in its 87 years long history. It also changed the packaging and the cover image. Earlier the biscuits were sold in the wax paper, now they are sold in the plastic paper.