Ramsaran Dairy Products has dismissed the employee responsible for racist Facebook posts that had created public outcry against the company.
In a statement issued by the company, Ramsaran Products described the comments as “utterly unacceptable and reprehensible.
The following is a statement by Ramsaran Dairy products:
“It is with a heavy heart that the Ramsaran’s Dairy Products family addresses below the recent damaging and offensive comments posted on social media by a close family member of the owners of our organization.
Ramsaran’s Dairy Products wishes to unequivocally state that such views expressed by the family member which were widely publicized are not in any way whatsoever reflective of the views and beliefs of our small business.
The Company’s history and traditions have always been steeped in equality and respect for every person irrespective of religion, creed, race or belief.
Given these unfortunate developments, we have taken urgent and active steps to part ways with the employee and author of the subject comments and statements, the content of which cannot and will not be tolerated by us.
Ramsaran’s Dairy Products has been in operation serving the people of Trinidad and Tobago for over 70 years without incident.
We started our operations as a humble business and over time, only with the cherished support of our loyal customer base, have our products been able to become a staple in many homes across the nation.
Throughout this time, we have built, developed and maintained a bond with countless employees, suppliers, customers and the public at large.
While the said employee cannot speak on our behalf, even by association, we must unreservedly extend our apologies nationwide and to all those who have been impacted by the statements which were utterly unacceptable and reprehensible.
Ramsaran’s Dairy Products assures that it will continue to serve this nation and remain unwavering in its stance of equality and fair treatment to all.”