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

Russia became world’s second largest banana importer last year

banana3In 2017, fresh fruit and vegetable imports into Russia grew by 17% compared to the previous year and amounted to 7.1 million tonnes. Of this volume, 22% corresponded to bananas, 20% to citrus fruits, 10% to apples and 7% to tomatoes. Source - Source: Publicatio

Updated Date : 14-03-18
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Chinese dragon fruit with rose fragrance tests the waters of international markets

dragonfruits"The 'Jindu number one' Red Heart dragon fruit received high praise from overseas traders during the recent Fruit Logistica in Berlin. Source - Publication Date - 28/02/2018

Updated Date : 28-02-18
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