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Plumpy’Nut® is a ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) specifically designed for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition SAM, a result of hunger, poor nutrition, and illness that affects 20 million children around the world. It is suitable for children between the ages of 6 months and five years.

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Primary Function: To treat severe acute malnutrition in developing countries.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Children 6-59 months with Severe Acute Malnutrition - approximately 20 million children worldwide.

Need Addressed: Therapeutic treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).

Uniqueness: As a ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF), Plumpy’Nut requires no preparation, no dilution in water prior to use, no cooking; it can be consumed directly from the sachet, limiting cross contamination.

Dimensions: Each box of 150 sachets: 39.4 x 29.3 x 20.4 (cm) / 15.5 x 11.5 x 8 (in), 13.8 kg (30.4 lbs) net weight, 14.7 kg (32.4 lbs) gross weight; Each sachet contains 92 grams (500 kcal).

User Requirements: Plumpy’Nut® is only prescribed to children who have been diagnosed with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) under the supervision of a medical doctor. It does not require any prior cooking, dilution or refrigeration. Simply open the package and eat the contents.

Resources: Plumpy'Nut

Approximate Cost: Approximately 33 cents per sachet; on average, one box can treat 1-2 children.

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Geographic Coverage: Can ship globally.

Distributor: Nutriset (France), Edesia (USA), and 10 other factories throughout Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. More info and contacts available: http://www.plumpyfield.com/

Primary Contacts: contact.site@nutriset.fr; nutrition@edesiaglobal.org

Languages Spoken: English, French

Phone Number: +33(0)2 32 93 82 82 (Nutriset); +1-401-272-5521 (Edesia)

Physical Address: Normandy, France; Providence, RI USA

Website: http://www.edesiaglobal.org/

Other Information and Links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VSCMoRDp2c; www.twitter.com/plumpyfield

Nutriset Plumpy'nut® Ready-to-Use Food The

Plumpy’Nut® is a ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) specifically designed for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition SAM, a result of hunger, poor nutrition, and illness that affects 20 million children around the world. It is suitable for children between the ages of 6 months and five years.

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