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Traditional Yams From Sri Lanka

2022-01-19

Traditional Yams From Sri Lanka

There are around 55 identified traditional and indigenous yams and tuber crop species in Sri Lanka and they grow in almost all parts of the country. The specialty of traditional yams is that they are easier to grow and can withstand unfavorable harsh climate conditions. As they can endure such soil and climate conditions, they require relatively less agricultural input, thereby leading to lesser agricultural expenses.

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Healthiest Fruits from Sri Lanka

2022-01-11

Healthiest Fruits from Sri Lanka

Designated as one of the global biodiversity hotspots of the world, Sri Lanka has some of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world because of its climate heterogeneity, coastal influence, and varied topography. Given that, it is home to a wealth of life forms including animals and plants necessary to maintain and preserve the ecological and genetic diversity.

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Lesser-known Fruit Varieties from Sri Lanka

2021-12-13

Lesser-known Fruit Varieties from Sri Lanka

As a country with a rich history of a predominantly agrarian society, cultivating and farming is an integral part of Sri Lanka. The island of Sri Lanka is located near the equator and thereby benefits from tropical climate conditions perfect for farming. Having realized that these climate and soil conditions are ideal for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables, our ancestors cultivated legumes, fruits and vegetables for their daily consumption. Today, as a major exporter of tropical fruit and vegetable varieties, Sri Lanka has marked its presence in global markets, serving exotic varieties to consumers worldwide.

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The Potential of Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Exports from Sri Lanka

2020-08-20

The Potential of Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Exports from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a strong agricultural heritage that spans back to nearly three thousand heritage. Sri Lankan farmers have cultivated a diverse range of crops and have been actively breeding plant varieties that are more resistant to pests and diseases and have more nutritious and delicious yield.

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Meet with Sri Lankan Food and Beverages Exporters at Gulfood 2020

2020-02-03

Meet with Sri Lankan Food and Beverages Exporters at Gulfood 2020

“From fascinating new flavours to industry-shifting innovations and multi-million dollar export deals, Gulfood is the place to experience all the key moments driving the F&B industry forward and to see all the mega-trends come alive, like never before.” And 2020 marks the 25th edition of Gulfood to be hosted with the timely theme “Rethinking Food” from February 16-20, 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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More than 800,000 metric tons of fruits, veggies by Lanka

More than 800,000 metric tons of fruits, veggies by Lanka

Sri Lanka produces more than 800,000 metric tons of fresh fruit and vegetables annually while around 90 per cent of her processed food is being exported to the European Union market.

In addition, Sri Lanka is utilizing improved techniques in crop cultivation, especially under poly tunnels. Optimum input application, pest and disease control, post-harvest management and quality packaging are other features of our food production sector, Export Development Board Directoress Jeevani Siriwardena said.She was addressing joint talks between Maldives and Sri Lankan business delegations earlier this week.

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