PROFOOD, PROPACK AND AG-BIZ 2019 “SRI LANKA’S LARGEST FOOD, PACKAGING AND AGRICULTURE EXPO”

Pro Food, Pro Pack & Ag-biz 2019, Sri Lanka’s only comprehensive food, agriculture and packaging exhibition will be held from 2nd – 4th of August 2019 for the 18th consecutive year at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Hall.

 The exhibition is organized by the Sri Lanka Food Processors Association together with Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services (LECS). More than 370 stalls have been allocated for the local and foreign manufacturers, which is the biggest event in the country in relation to the food, beverage, packaging and agriculture sector.

 The event which has witnessed an evolutionary increase over the decade will be held under the theme “from the farm to the fork” denoting the entire chain of the food industry which include the inception of the food which mainly revolve around farms, to the process and finally, the food table of the consumer.

Address by Hon. Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister – Ministry of Industry & Commerce

 

 

 The exhibition and consumer fair scheduled to be held within a span of three days, expects more than 40,000 visitors to attend. The event also helps to interact with prospective buyers and also understand the new technology that is being used for the sector. Moreover, the event will feature all facets of the food and beverage industry and will include intricate details and the meticulous process that is required, for food products in order to make them available to the consumer. During the event Institute of Science and Technology will present its annual research paper and several other institutes will conduct several training programs for interested parties.

The event is renowned for providing a unique and comprehensive platform for the discovery and introduction of food processing, engineering and packaging services among the host of other benefits both the visitors and the stall holders would receive.

 This year’s expo has two separate pavilions from the largest global players in the Industry India and China. Over 100 companies from India and China will participate at this year’s event. The event is set to attract all stakeholders from many South East Asian countries as well. The Ministry of Industries will sponsor the SME and micro sector entities pavilion. The Organizing committee has taken a very good initiative by providing a special pavilion for the University students and this is an ideal opportunity to showcase their innovative products to more than 30,000 visitors.

 A highlight at this year’s event will be the Food Carnival and Cooking Studio. Over 35 outlets have confirmed participation at the food carnival this year. The food carnival and cooking studio will take place on all three days of the expo. 

 The event has been earmarked as ‘a must attend’ throughout the entirety of its existence, and has been renowned for providing all visitors and stall holders a unique experience. This is the only exhibition of its kind to be held in the Island and over the years it has been known to provide each visitor and stall holder with a unique and unparalleled experience in terms of networking, sales leads and knowledge.

. The organizers are proud to announce their sponsors for 2019. Platinum Sponsors: Maliban Biscuit Manufactories (Pvt) Ltd, Gold Sponsors: Aussee Oats Milling (Pvt) Ltd, Silver Sponsors: Convenience Foods Lanka (PLC), CMC Engineering Export GmbH, Alli Company (Pvt) Ltd, Maliban Tea, Nikini Automation Systems (Pvt) Ltd, Country Style Foods (Pvt) Ltd.
The exhibition is supported and endorsed by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. The National Agribusiness Council join hands with the organizers to provide an insight to the agri business areas. For more information, please visit http://www.profoodpropack.com/ or contact Supun on 077-3426480 or supun@saexhibitions.com.

 

PROFOOD PROPACK & AGBIZ 2018
AWARD WINNERS

BEST STALL – FOOD & BEVERAGE CATEGORY
WINNER PUSSALLA MEAT PRODUCERS (PVT) LTD
01ST RUNNER UP LUMBINI TEA EXPORTS (PVT) LTD
02ND RUNNER UP PLENTY FOODS (PVT) LTD – LANKA SOY

BEST STALL – PACKAGING CATEGORY
WINNER TARGET PACK HOLDINGS (PVT) LTD
01ST RUNNER UP MESPACK INDIA (PVT) LTD – INDIA
02ND RUNNER UP CHELLSONS PACKAGING PRIVATE LIMITED

BEST STALL – MACHINERY CATEGORY
WINNER CMC ENGINEERING EXPORT GMBH
01ST RUNNER UP WESTMANN ENGINEERING CO. (PVT) LTD
02ND RUNNER UP NIKINI AUTOMATION SYSTEMS (PVT) LTD

BEST STALL – AG-BIZ
WINNER HAYLEYS AGRICULTURE HOLDINGS LIMITED
01ST RUNNER UP NELNA AGRI DEVELOPMENT (PVT) LTD
02ND RUNNER UP OASIS MARKETING CO. (PVT) LTD

BEST STALL – SME PAVILION
WINNER LEAFY LIFE ARECANUT LEAF PRODUCTIONS
01ST RUNNER UP SUNSHINE CREATIONS AND FOODS
02ND RUNNER UP MELLOW FOODS

BEST STALL – INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION
WINNER ORANA A/S

INSTITUTIONAL CATEGORY
MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT
WINNER SMART LUNCH BOX – OPEN UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA
1ST RUNNER UP FISH MURUKKU – UNIVERSITY OF RUHUNA

MOST INNOVATIVE PROCESS
WINNER BLASTO SET CURRY SERIES (CARROTS/DHAL) – UNIVERSITY OF SRI JAYEWARDENEPURA
1ST RUNNER UP PINEAPPLE POSTHARVEST HANDLER – SABARAGAMUWA UNIVERSITY

COMMERCIALLY VIABLE PROCESS
WINNER CINNAMON- BEE HONEY JAM – UNIVERSITY OF RUHUNA
1ST RUNNER UP WHEYKULT – PROBIOTIC WHEY DRINK – OPEN UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA

COMMERCIALLY VIABLE PRODUCT
WINNER GARNAAL PRAWN CURRY MIX POWDER – UNIVERSITY OF VOCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
1ST RUNNER UP INSTANT STRING HOPPERS USING DAVUL KURUNDU LEAF (NEOLITSEA INVOLUCRATE)
EXTRACT – UNIVERSITY OF PERADENIYA
2ND RUNNER UP HERBAL ICE CREAM – UNIVERSITY OF VOCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

BEST GREEN INNOVATION
WINNER SMART GARBAGE DISPOSING SYSTEM – UNIVERSITY OF PERADENIYA
1ST RUNNER UP PLATANO SHEET – UNIVERSITY OF SRI JAYEWARDENEPURA
2ND RUNNER UP PACKAGING MATERIAL FROM WASTE TEA – UNIVERSITY OF PERADENIYA

BEST INNOVATION THAT PROMOTES FOOD SAFETY
WINNER NATURALLY PRESERVED SOFT BOILED EGG – OPEN UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA
1ST RUNNER UP BIO – ACTIVE PACKAGE FOR LEAFY VEGETABLES- OPEN UNIVERSITY OF SRI LANKA
2ND RUNNER UP SIERO – THE SPARKLING WHEY DRINK – UNIVERSITY OF WAYAMBA

BEST STALL – INSTITUTIONAL CATEGORY
WINNER UNIVERSITY OF VOCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
1ST RUNNER UP UNIVERSITY OF SRI JAYEWARDENEPURA
2ND RUNNER UP SABARAGAMUWA UNIVERSITY

 

BEST STALL – SME PAVILION 01ST RUNNER UP SUNSHINE CREATIONS AND FOODS

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