Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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This website serves as a repository of information and documentation related to the Fruit and Vegetable Sector (FFV) in Sri Lanka with focus on Quality and Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS).

About the Project

The Ceylon Chambers of Commerce (CCC), the International Trade Centre (ITC) with the support of the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) are partnering with the Department of Agriculture (DOA), The National Agribusiness Council (NAC) and the Lanka Fruit and Vegetables Producers , Processors and Exporters Association (LFVPPEA) and relevant private and public stakeholders in Sri Lanka to contribute to:

“Improve the safety and quality of the Sri Lankan Fruits and Vegetables”(STDF 354)


Objective 1: Build and sustain the competence of public and private stakeholders to comply with quality and food safety international requirements

Objective 2: Improve the international, regional and national market opportunities of selected value chains of fresh fruit and vegetables

This website “SPSSriLanka” is a mean to contribute to the above objectives.

It disseminates project updates and progress, communication about training programmes, the training materials developed, the survey reports, the contact details of relevant institutes.

News Update

Minimise post-harvest losses of fruits to ensure food security

z pii-Embilipitiya 01Fruits and vegetables play a crucial role in the human diet. It is advised to include at least five varieties of fruits and vegetable each day. A person needs a minimum of 400g of fruits and vegetables per day. Fruits and vegetables contribute for 91% of vitamin, C, 48% of vitamin A, 27% of vitami

Updated Date : 10-11-16
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Game changers in Fresh Produce

gamboyInformation (technology) is changing the game in Fresh Produce. Speakers at the 3rd EU Fresh Info Forum will show how this influences not only Food Security Standards, but is also an Uber for Pallets and Smart Return Logistics. Source - 3rd EU FRESH INFO Forum & Roundtables, 29 & 30 November 2016, SS Rotterdam Rott

Updated Date : 28-10-16
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