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Desiccated Coconut from Sri Lanka

2020-11-17

Desiccated Coconut from Sri Lanka

Desiccated Coconut is a dried white, shredded particular manufactured from the peeled kernel of the seasoned coconut. It is used in the bakery and confectionery industry for ļ¬llings for nut bars, cookies, biscuits, sanding of cakes, pies and other baked goods. Nearly 8000 nuts are required to produce 1 ton of desiccated coconut (DC).

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Floriculture and Ornamental Foliage Exports from Sri Lanka

2020-11-17

Floriculture and Ornamental Foliage Exports from Sri Lanka

Floriculture can be defined as the management of flowering plants, while foliage refers to the plant leaves. The practice of cultivating flowers and foliage for exports officially started in Sri Lanka back in the 1970s when it was identified as a potent export sector.

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The Export Potential of Clayware from Sri Lanka

2020-11-17

The Export Potential of Clayware from Sri Lanka

Clay is an eco-friendly material. It plays an important role in the environment itself by being a natural scavenger of pollutants. The natural source is structured in a way that it collaborates with water to increase its quality. As a result, clay is well known for its hygienic quality. This amazing material is moulded into different shapes and forms giving opportunity for hidden talents to find its way to the surface. Sri Lanka is a country that has a long history with such clay-based products.

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The Export of Heirloom Rice from Sri Lanka

2020-11-17

The Export of Heirloom Rice from Sri Lanka

Rice is the staple food of Sri Lanka and has been playing a huge role in everyone’s lifestyle for centuries. The rice cultivation has a long and parallel relationship with the country’s history and culture and Sri Lankan has practised an agriculture-based lifestyle for the past 3 millennia. According to the evidence collected through written history and archaeology, rice cultivation of the island goes back to the period of 900-600 BC.

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Best Gems to Buy in Sri Lanka

2020-11-17

Best Gems to Buy in Sri Lanka

Hailed as the Mythical Tarshish, Sri Lanka has positioned itself as the best country for sourcing precious stones. Around 90% of the country’s land is made of metamorphic rocks of the Precambrian age, approximately 25% of the total land is gem bearing, out of which most deposits are located in the Highland, Southwestern complex. Gem mining of Sri Lanka has a history of more than 2000 years.

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