Founded in 1997 as an advocacy Group Sri Lanka Food Processors Association currently consists of over 140 member companies and is the apex body for all of the processed food sector in the country.
The Sri Lanka Food processors association is the apex body representing Small, Medium and large food processors in the country directly employing over 300,000 persons and connected to a multitude of farming communities around the country. We represent a majority of all the national brands presently manufactured in Sri Lanka.
Committed to the Development of the processed food and beverage industry,the Association consists of members from all relevant sub sectors addressing such issues as National Policy, Intra regional cooperation, Technology, Knowledge transfer and Marketing. The Group offers leadership to a small but vibrant National Processed Food Industry. Vital to the Island Nation’s Agro based economy the sector directly employees over three hundred thousand persons while supporting over four million back stream producers. We also aspire to contribute towards the revival of the national economy while assuring Sri Lanka’s food security by putting our might & efforts.
The SLFPA consists of all sizes of industry, including Multinational, Large, Medium, Small and Micro scale industries. The member industries consist of Food Ingredients, Grocery products, Confectionery and Bakery products, Frozen Foods, Fruit and Vegetable based products and Beverages.
The sector directly employees over three hundred thousand persons while supporting over four million persons who are dependent on agriculture related lively hoods. On the other hand, the membership through their processing facilities touch every single household in the country. The SLFPA consists of all sizes of industry, including Multinational, Large, Medium, Small and Micro scale industries. The member industries consist of Food Ingredients, Grocery products, Confectionery and Bakery products, Frozen Foods, Fruit and Vegetable based products, Beverages(carbonated & Non-Carbonated), Spice Processors & Exporters, Fish & Meat Processors, Essential Oil Producers & Support Service Providers to the food industry (Packaging, Packaging Machinery...etc).
To be the voice of the Sri Lankan food and beverage industry, making it the best in the region whilst enriching the lives of our consumers.
Uplifting local food and beverage safety and service standards throughout the supply chain to a globally accepted level.
Foster innovation and collaboration within the industry and supporting services.
Promote global knowledge and technology transfer
Leading the Sri Lankan F&B industry to achieve global presence
Be the interface between the government, food processors and the consumer
Seated: (left to right) Mr.Damitha Perera (1st Vice President) | Mr.Delano Dias (President Elect) | Mr. Sarath Alahakoon (Immediate Past President) | Mr.Nishan Perera (President) | Mr. Aruna Senanayake (Hony.Secretary) | Mr.Nadeeshan Guruge (Treasurer) | Mr. Thusith Wijesinghe (Outgoing Secretary & 2nd Vice President)
Standing: Mr.Anil Fernando (Admin Manager) | Mr.Rasika Seneviratne | Mr.Sameera Jayathilake | Mr. Amila Weerasinghe | Mr. Lasantha Ratnayake | Mr. Jayanga Perera | Mr.Vasantha Chandrapala (3rd Vice President) | Mr. Sanjeewa De Silva | Mr. HemanthaBalasuirya | Mr. Dylan Gonawela | Mr.Niroshan Dalpathado | Ms.Sandya Fernando (Accountant)
|Mr Nishan Perera||CMC Engineering Export GmbH||President|
|Mr Delano Dias||Cargills Quality Foods Ltd||President Elect|
|Mr Damitha Perera||FORBES & WALKER COMMODITY BROKERS (PVT) LTD||1st Vice President|
|Mr Thusith Wijesinghe||Trans Continental Packaging &Commodities (Pvt) ltd||2nd Vice President|
|Mr Vasantha Chandrapala||MA's Tropical Food Processing (Pvt) Ltd||3rd Vice President|
|MrAruna Senanayake||C W Mackie Plc||Secretary|
|MrNadishan Guruge||Mead Lee trading Co. (Pvt) Ltd||Treasurer|
|Mr Sarath Alahakoon||Country Style Foods Pvt Ltd||Immediate Past President|
|Mr Lasantha Ratnayake||Kelani Valley Canneries Ltd||Assistant Secretary|
|Mr Amila Weerasinghe||Nestle Lanka PLC||Assistant Treasurer|
|Mr Sanjeeva De Silva||Unilever Sri Lanka Ltd||Committee Member|
|Mr Jayanga Perera||Ceylon Biscuits Ltd||Committee Member|
|Mr Niroshan Dalpathado||CDDE FONSEKA & SONS CO. LTD||Committee Member|
|Mr Hemantha Balasuriya||Coca -Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd||Committee Member|
|Mr Ruwan Kumara||Ceylon Cold Stores Plc.||Committee Member|
|Mr Sameera Jayathilake||Westmann Engineering Company (Pvt) Ltd||Committee Member|
|Mr Roshan Ranawaka||Control Union Inspections (Pvt) Ltd||Committee Member|
|Mr Dilan Gonawala||Virgin Oil International Pvt Ltd||Committee Member|
|Mr Rasika Seneviratne||BASF LANKA (PVT) LTD||Committee Member|
|Mr Kolitha Amarasinghe||SGS LANKA PVT LTD||Committee Member|