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Meet with Sri Lankan Food & Beverages Product Exporters at Gulfood 2023

2023-01-10

Meet with Sri Lankan Food & Beverages Product Exporters at Gulfood 2023

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

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Meet with Sri Lankan food & beverages product Exporters at SIAL 2022

2022-09-30

Meet with Sri Lankan food & beverages product Exporters at SIAL 2022

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

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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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Superfoods from Sri Lanka

2021-12-09

Superfoods from Sri Lanka

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.

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Preserved Tropical Fruits from Sri Lanka

2021-09-27

Preserved Tropical Fruits from Sri Lanka

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. 

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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

2014-01-24

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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