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Meet with Sri Lankan Food & Beverages Product Producers & Exporters at ANUGA 2023

2023-08-24

Meet with Sri Lankan Food & Beverages Product Producers & Exporters at ANUGA 2023

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.

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Meet With Sri Lankan Food Product Exporters at Thaifex - Anuga Asia - 2023 In Bangkok, Thailand

2023-05-16

Meet With Sri Lankan Food Product Exporters at Thaifex - Anuga Asia - 2023 In Bangkok, Thailand

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.

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Meet With Sri Lankan Food & Beverage Product Exporters at Seoul Food and Hotel Show 2023 in South Korea

2023-05-10

Meet With Sri Lankan Food & Beverage Product Exporters at Seoul Food and Hotel Show 2023 in South Korea

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.

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Meet With Sri Lankan Processed Food Products Exporters at SIAL Canada 2023

2023-04-11

Meet With Sri Lankan Processed Food Products Exporters at SIAL Canada 2023

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.

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Meet with Sri Lankan Food Product Exporters at BioFach 2023

2023-02-06

Meet with Sri Lankan Food Product Exporters at BioFach 2023

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

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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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Meet with Sri Lankan Organic food product Exporters at BioFach 2022

2022-07-14

Meet with Sri Lankan Organic food product Exporters at BioFach 2022

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.

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Eco-Friendly Coir Products for Home and Small Gardeners

2021-07-15

Eco-Friendly Coir Products for Home and Small Gardeners

With an increasing awareness of environmental sustainability and eco-friendly agriculture methods, most farmers, gardeners, and nurseries are investing in eco-friendly horticulture practices. 

The Sri Lankan agriculture sector contributes largely to the local economy. With a thriving coconut-based industry, Sri Lankan is a leader in producing coconut fibre and coco peat-based products for local and global markets. 

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Coconut Based Food from Sri Lanka - Benefits and Uses

2021-07-13

Coconut Based Food from Sri Lanka - Benefits and Uses

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. 

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Coir Based Horticulture Products from Sri Lanka

2020-12-30

Coir Based Horticulture Products from Sri Lanka

The sector of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology and the business of growing plants, is known as Horticulture. It differs from the alternative plant sciences and other studies of plants. Instead, it involves the incorporation of science and aesthetics. Cultivations that follow horticulture include fruit, vegetables, herbs, nuts, seeds, flowers, mushrooms, among others.

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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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Coconut Shell Activated Carbon from Sri Lanka

2020-08-21

Coconut Shell Activated Carbon from Sri Lanka

Activated carbon (AC) was first discovered by the Egyptians in 1500 BC, where its properties of absorption were used for purification and medicinal purposes. However, these potentials of activated carbon were first commercially capitalised during the First World War when it was used in gas masks to filter away toxic gases. The first AC production plant was commissioned in Germany and was used for sugar refining and was later used for wastewater purification.

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Tender Coconut Water - All Natural Isotonic Drink

2020-08-20

Tender Coconut Water - All Natural Isotonic Drink

Coconut water is a natural, healthy, and nutritious drink derived from the coconut tree, a permanent food staple and export crop in Sri Lanka.Rich with various nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids, enzymes, and growth hormones, Tender Coconut Water (TCW) is also a rich source of L-arginine, which is a free form of amino acid and vitamin C that can prevent heart disease and lipid peroxidation.

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The Trade & Export Landscape of Sri Lanka 2019 -2020

2020-02-17

The Trade & Export Landscape of Sri Lanka 2019 -2020

A combination of local and global terrorism, political turmoil and natural disaster saw the local, as well as the global economy, slowing down compared to the year 2018. Sri Lanka registered a GDP growth of 2.8% during the last year against 3.3% recorded in 2018, while the global GDP also grew at a subdued rate of 2.5%, mainly due to Chinese and the USA trade tension and low growth recorded in the EU and Japan.

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Meet with Sri Lankan Organic food product Exporters at BioFach 2020

2020-02-03

Meet with Sri Lankan Organic food product Exporters at BioFach 2020

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.

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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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Growth of Demand for Coconut in the Global Market

2017-12-21

Growth of Demand for Coconut in the Global Market

In the past decade, the global demand for coconut had grown by 500%. During the same time, coconut got its biggest marketing boost yet. With a series of celebrity endorsements, it has been re-launched as a “superfood” to the global market.

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Coconut Fiber Geo-Logs and Geotextiles in Environment Conservation

2017-01-17

Coconut Fiber Geo-Logs and Geotextiles in Environment Conservation

With the annual economic losses due to deforestation and land degradation estimated at a 1.5 – 3.4 trillion Euro in 2008, equaling 3.3 – 7.5% of global GDP in 2008, the world is fighting a losing battle against soil erosion and degradation caused by natural and man-made causes.

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Coco Peat based Growing Media from Sri Lanka for Greenhouse Cultivation

2017-01-11

Coco Peat based Growing Media from Sri Lanka for Greenhouse Cultivation

It’s no secret that Sri Lanka’s abundance of Coconut plantations is a significant source of export earnings and employment generation in that it gives rise to a number of industries from Coconut flour to desiccate to activated carbon to coir grow bags and everything in between. While it’s not as common as Coconut oil, desiccate & activated carbon exports, Coconut substrate based growing media are a lucrative exports industry. The industry has created an economic value for Coco peat, a byproduct of coir manufacturing industry, which had long been held as deleterious in terms of the fertility of land.

Foremost among these growing media are coir grow bags, a product extensively used in greenhouses...

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