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.
The first ever international Virtual Boat Show Sri Lanka 2021 is planned to be held from 25th -29th October 2021. The Virtual Boat Show Sri Lanka 2021 is organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in association with the Ministry of Trade and Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute Lanka – GTE Ltd. (BTI).
EDB will be organizing Sri Lanka’s participation at Supply Side West, Las Vegas, USA from 25th to 28th October,2021 to promote value added Sri Lankan food ingredients, flavours and nutraceutical products followed by B2B meeting with leading buyers for food ingredient and food seasoning industry.
The 4th edition of China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held from 5th to 10th November 2021 at the National Exhibition & Convention Center, Shanghai, China. The EDB in collaboration with Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing and Sri Lanka Consulate General in Shanghai, China is making arrangements to organize Sri Lanka’s participation at the 4th CIIE-2021.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Nepal is proposed to organize “Sri Lanka Product Display” at Food & Beverage and Hospitality (FBH) 2021 to beheld in Katmandu, Nepal
The EDB will be organizing Sri Lanka’s participation at GULFOOD 2022 exhibition scheduled to be held from 13th – 17th February 2022 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE.
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) invites Sri Lankan manufacturing exporters of Industrial Products with a passion and determination to succeed and achieve prosperity, to avail for facilities under “Scheme to Support Product / Production Process Development Activities of Manufacturing Exporters of Value Added Industrial Products’’