Mumbai: Now, iconic Parle factory in Vile Parle 'bites' the dust
Mumbaikars will no longer be able to enjoy the aroma of freshly baked Parle biscuits while passing through Vile Parle station as the landmark Parle biscuit factory has shut shop
Mumbaikars will no longer be able to enjoy the aroma of freshly baked Parle biscuits while passing through Vile Parle station as the landmark Parle biscuit factory has shut shop, joining a growing list of famous places in the city that have lost the race against time.
In the last few years, it is believed, the production output from the factory wasn’t significant, which forced owners to shut the manufacturing unit. The biggest biscuit manufacturer in the world, the production was halted at the Vile Parle factory a few weeks back.
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For Mumbai, the Parle biscuit factory, in many is unanimous with Vile Parle. In fact, the company Parle is named after Vile Parle, as its first manufacturing unit opened here.
Started in 1929, the Parle factory earlier manufactured candies, before shifting focus to the biscuit business.
Apart from Parle-G biscuits, the company’s other famous products are KrackJack, Frooti, Melody, Mango Bite, Monaco, Hide & Seek and Bourbon.
Now that the Parle biscuit factory is closed, how are we supposed to know when to get ready to get down at andheri?!?! #LocalDiaries— Deep Shah (@NadaanDarinde) July 28, 2016
No more biscuits by the bay. No more whiffs before Andheri. The Parle factory has shut. Minimum city, this.— Raj Lalwani (@lookdoyousee) July 27, 2016
No more crossing parle in train will be fun and delicious. Iconic parle factory to close down. First ever factory I visited in my life.— Gautam Sheth (@gautamksheth) July 27, 2016
No Parle in Vile Parle now...its going to shut down I don't believe this abhi no Parle G ka smell while the train halts near the factory— âÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂα§huâÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ (@Mercurial_Ashin) July 27, 2016
Parle G factory emitted fragrance/aroma, not smell for heaven's sake!— Valini (@Cest_La_Vee_) July 27, 2016
1st Rhythm House & now the Parle G factory at Vile Parle..my Mumbai to lose another landmark:( Tht aroma while crossing the Parle BridgeðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ©— Shweta Sarang (@ShwetaSarang9) July 27, 2016
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