Food & Beverage (F & B) industry is a dynamic & continuously evolving industry to meet changing consumer demands, technological advancement and societal trends while ensuring the food safety, availability and enjoyment of food & drink for people around the world.
EDB is organizing a Sri Lanka first Country Pavilion at the “THAIFEX – Anuga Asia -2023”, international food fair to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 23rd to 27th May, 2023 with 8 Sri Lankan manufacturing companies to promote agriculture products such as food & beverages, tea, coconut kernel based products, fruits & vegetables, and spices.
EDB is organizing the Sri Lanka country pavilion at “Seoul Food & Hotel Show 2023”, to be held from 29th May to 2nd June, 2023 in Seoul, South Korea in collaboration with Sri Lanka Embassy in South Korea with the presence of 6 Sri Lankan export companies to promote Coconut based products, Essential oils, Process food & beverages, Spices & concentrates & Fisheries products.
The EDB is organizing the Sri Lanka country pavilion at ‘SIAL Canada 2023’ International food fair to be held from 9-11 May, 2023 in Toronto, Canada with the presence of 12 export companies to promote processed food & beverages including organic & health foods, spices & concentrates, coconut kernel-based products, dried fruits, vegan & frozen foods & herbal food supplements.
The EDB is organizing a country pavilion at ‘BioFach 2023’ International food fair to be held from 14-17 February, 2023 in Nuremberg, Germany with the presence of 13 export companies to promote certified organic agriculture products from Sri Lanka such as food & beverages, spices, tea, coconut-based products, fruits & vegetable, and spices with the assistance of IPD-Germany.
‘BioFach’ Trade Fair is considered as the world’s largest annual organic trade show that provides the opportunity for producers/exporters/buyers of organic products to meet at a single place to exchange Business, Knowledge and Technology. The event provides the perfect opportunity for visiting professionals to meet organic producers from various parts of the world and be inspired by the latest product / market trends.
Sri Lanka will be showcasing their products at Sri Lanka Country Pavilion to be housed at Hall 3A - 310
Sri Lankan Food & Beverage have captured very good demand in foreign markets due to the intrinsic quality of raw material used by the industry, special taste of the products and quality standards maintained during value addition. The sector plays a vital role in the economy of Sri Lanka moving forward with the global trends towards value added/ healthy products such as immunity boosting, organic, vegan, low GI, pectin free, lactose free, natural, super food, sugar free, low salted, environmentally friendly products etc.
Gulfood is one of the largest annual Food and Beverage sourcing event in the world and EDB has organized Sri Lanka’s participation at Gulfood exhibition continuously since 2008. This year also EDB together with the Sri Lanka Consulate in Dubai is organizing a Sri Lanka pavilion at GULFOOD 2023 exhibition with 28 Sri Lankan export companies to promote Sri Lankan Food & Beverages products to the MEASA region.
Sri Lanka Pavilion to be located in World Food Section – Sheikh Maktoum & Sheikh Rashid Halls in an area of 126 sqm
Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing Sri Lankan exporter participation at Vietnam Expo - 2022 from 1st to 3rd December 2022, Ho Chi Ming City, Vietnam to promote Ceylon Tea, Processed food, Cosmetics and Personal Care products and Electronic & Electrical products with the participation of 05 export companies.
The SIAL, a bi-annual event held in Paris, France is one of the major food exhibitions in Europe that brings all the food channels together under one roof. The exhibition offers a range of food & beverage products including ingredients, processed food, fruits & vegetable, dairy products, beverages and Organic products.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing a country pavilion at ‘SIAL Paris 2022’ International food fair to be held from 15th to 19th October, 2022 in Paris Nord Villepinte, France with the presence of 19 export companies to promote food & beverage products from Sri Lanka such as tea, spices, coconut kernal based products, confectionery, processed meat and fruits & vegetable with the assistance of GIZ-Germany and IPD-Germany.
Sri Lanka will be showcasing their products at Sri Lanka Country Pavilion to be housed at Hall No. 1B-093
BioFach the world's leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, combined with VIVANESS, International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, is an important business event for the sector, and it’s both a get-together and an opportunity for positioning. In view of the rising significance of organic food products among an increasingly health-conscious global population, BioFach 2022 is hugely likely to catch on among the trade visitors.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing a country pavilion at ‘BioFach 2022’ International food fair to be held from 26th to 29th July, 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany with the presence of 11 export companies to promote certified organic agriculture products from Sri Lanka such as food & beverages, spices, tea, coconut-based products and fruits & vegetable with the assistance of GIZ-Germany and IPD-Germany.
Sri Lanka will be showcasing their products at Sri Lanka Country Pavilion to be housed at Stand No. -3A-114 of Hall No. 3A.
A major buzzword revered by healthy-eating enthusiasts, superfoods refer to food packed with exceptional levels of nutrients that contribute to overall health and wellbeing. Superfoods most commonly used in western recipes include kale, blueberries, flax seeds, pistachios, hazelnuts etc that are not locally found in Sri Lanka. Yet, this in no way means that Sri Lanka doesn’t have superfoods.
The tradition of preserving fruit and vegetables has a long history and tradition, across the world. As a country that enjoys an abundance of fruits, Sri Lanka also has a long history of preserving fruits while retaining their flavour and nutrients.
Kithul jaggery and Kithul treacle or syrup (locally known as KithulPani) are two of the prized food products in Sri Lanka sourced from the fishtail palm also called ‘jaggery palm’. Fishtail palm (Caryota urens), a species of flowering plant in the palm family, is a tree native to Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, and Malaysia (perhaps in other areas of the Indo-Malayan region).
They grow in fields and rainforest clearings. It’s known in English by several names such as solitary fishtail palm, Kithulpalm, toddy palm, wine palm, sago palm in addition to jaggery palm.
Coconut is the third most important agricultural industry in the Sri Lankan economy, followed by tea and rubber. The Sri Lankan coconut industry has a long story behind its days of success.
The versatility of the coconut has induced the launch of a series of new food and beverage products based on the kernels, water and sap of the coconut and the coconut flower.
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.
BioFach, the world´s leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, combined with VIVANESS International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, is an important business event, an emotional event for the sector, and both a get-together and an opportunity for positioning.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing the Sri Lanka country Pavilion at BioFach 2020 to be held from February 12-15 at Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg, Germany. Fifteen (15) Food & Beverage Exporters from Sri Lanka will be showcasing their products at Sri Lanka Country Pavilion to be housed at Stand No. -3A-414 of Hall No. 3A.
The Sri Lankans have long celebrated the healing goodness of herbal plants and long before tea and coffee were merged into our daily diet as the two main hot drinks, we drank herbal infusions or tisane as the world know it today.