• Sri Lanka Exports Development Board (SLEDB) - Food, Feed & Beverages

    Food & Beverage: Beyond the Norm of Quality

  • Quality Assurance

    Sri Lankan food producers are constantly working towards “Food for Health” concept and they ensure consumer health by supplying quality products. Using state-of-the-art technology to maintain the unique quality, taste and flavour of the Sri Lankan product while improving production capability, manufacturers maintain the highest hygienic and quality standards throughout the production process.

    Companies engaged in the processed food industry comply with international standards such as ISO 9000, ISO 22000, HACCP, Halal, Kosher, Organic etc. to maintain food safety for consumers and also to meet individual requirements of globle buyers. Most of the large scale food exporting companies have their own farms and farmer clusters with GAP, Organic farming etc. to ensure quality of raw materials at the producers' level. Sri Lankan companies are constantly striving to create a greener fresh produce export image while continuing to improve crop quality, phytosanitary and organic standards, post-harvest handling procedures, and importer/marketer trade relations.

    To the food and beverage importer the world over Sri Lanka has a unique offering of a wide range of processed foods, made according international standards and food safety practices. An intelligent workforce is the backbone of this industry which is further strengthened by nature’s endowments and a conducive investment environment set up by the state. Enjoy the fruits of nature to the fullest by engaging with the Sri Lanka Food and beverage industry.


    By working towards Food for Health, Food & Beverage producers collectively take steps to ensure consumer health by supplying quality products to the market. Companies within the industry comply with international standards such as ISO 9000, ISO 22000, HACCP, Halal, Kosher, Organic EU - so that discerning consumers and buyers alike can rest assured, knowing that their supply of products from Sri Lanka emanates quality.

    Sri Lankan food processors work closely with the International Food Processors Associations and frequently participate at international trade fairs to keep abreast of new product technology, standards and regulations.

    Sri Lankan Universities conduct advanced courses on Food Science and Technology to introduce qualified human resources to the industry. With limitless natural resources available in the fertile island of Sri Lanka, the learning-oriented, dedicated expertise of farmers, and qualified staff currently engaged in the industry there is immense potential for agriculture in Sri Lanka to go well beyond historic heights.