Two main Sri Lankan meals product corporations participated within the South African multi-sector trade-show (SAITEX), held on the Gallagher Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa from 19 – 21 June 2022. SAITEX has, over the previous 27 years, introduced native and worldwide importers and exporters to reap the benefits of inbound and outbound commerce alternatives inside the African Area and facilitates worldwide and native commerce relationships, while offering a platform for the non-public sector to display the improvements, options and companies they’ve to supply Africa.This 12 months, 150+ exhibitors from 25 international locations participated at SAITX attended by 4900 attendees representing importers, wholesalers, retailers, product producers, distributors, brokers, authorities our bodies, and entrepreneurs.The Sri Lanka Excessive Fee in Pretoria, South Africa facilitated the participation of the Sri Lankan corporations at SAITEX.
Ceylon Biscuits Restricted (CBL) promoted a variety of confectioneries together with biscuits and crackers, sweets, coconut merchandise, soy merchandise, natural fruits and spices, nutri meals and cereals. These included CBL title manufacturers Munchee, Ritzbury, Revello, Sera, Samaposha, and Lankasoy. CBL at the moment exports their merchandise to 60 international locations together with South Africa, Ghana and Angola. CBL is now exploring increasing to South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique in East Africa.
Silk Meals Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd exhibited their state-of-the-art vegan merchandise, sustainable merchandise from pure Nutraceuticals, spices, tea, and coconut associated merchandise. Novel merchandise that attracted many guests have been Ceylon Tea Kombucha (adrink made utilizing tea and yeast with added coconut sugar), vegan burger patty, dairy free yoghurt, plant based mostly cheese, and oat & rice milk. The vegan meals market is pretty area of interest in South Africa, but it surely has a large prospect in subsequent 10 -15 years buying a substantial share of the market.
At a reception for officers of those corporations hosted by the Excessive Commissioner, Prof. Gamini Gunawardane, each corporations reported success on the commerce present, notably CBL which reported commerce inquiries and affords from six African international locations and one Latin American nation. The Excessive Commissioner expressed appreciation of the nation for the entrepreneurship of the 2 corporations and their efforts, at their price, to increase exports and earn a lot wanted overseas alternate for Sri Lanka.
Excessive Fee of Sri Lanka
06 July, 2022