Published On: Mon, Oct 15th, 2012

A normal basic food package

WILLEMSTAD -  During this election a political party started handing out basic food packages. Some people have reacted angrily against this practice. Some have even accused these political party of using the needs of people to buy votes instead of offering a strong party program.


A normal basic food package consists of the following products:

  • Milk powder
  • Sugar
  • Can of sausage
  • Corned Beef
  • Can of Tuna
  • Spaghetti
  • Rice
  • Cooking oil
  • 2 cans of beans
  • 2 cans of vegetables
  • Ketchup
  • Continental soup
  • Tea
  • Condiment mix
  • 2 toilet paper roll
  • Marmalade

The basic food package being offered by the political party contains the following products:

  • Rice
  • Cooking oil
  • Corned beef
  • Sugar
  • Detergent
  • 1 Toilet paper
  • Tea
  • Corn meal
  • Corn flakes
  • Continental soup

According to critics even the normal basic food package does not cover the necessities of a regular family for a month.

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