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CBL Plenty Foods ranked among Top 25 Best Workplaces

Shammi Karunaratne, Director and CEO, CBL Plenty Foods receives the award from  Dinesh Weerakkody, Chairman, National Human Resource Development Council, Sri Lanka and Chairman, Hatton National Bank
Shammi Karunaratne, Director and CEO, CBL Plenty Foods receives the award from Dinesh Weerakkody, Chairman, National Human Resource Development Council, Sri Lanka and Chairman, Hatton National Bank

CBL Plenty Foods (Pvt.) Ltd, manufacturer of Samaposha, Sri Lanka’s favourite breakfast cereal, was recognized for its commitment to its people and culture, earning a place among the 25 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka for 2019.

This ranking, carried out by the Great Place to Work® Sri Lanka, is based on detailed employee feedback collated through the Trust Index© Survey and the Culture Audit questionnaire and places CBL Plenty Foods as one of the most preferred employers in the country. 

Plenty Foods (Pvt.) Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of CBL Group, has always focused on building a strong team and work culture. This winning work culture is performance based and strengthened by core values of caring, quality, innovation and integrity. Creating a healthy and happy workplace has always been the company’s focus.Today, the culture at CBL Plenty Foods has transcended into a family culture which is strong and unified with employees who go the extra mile to achieve organisational goals. 

The Great Place to Work analysis showed a distinctively high level of pride across the organisation among the CBL Plenty Foods Family.This has resulted in a sense of belonging, a sense of great pride, and drives employees to innovate and produce high quality products towards a greater cause.

The survey also acknowledged the unity and diversity practiced within the organisation. Bridging many diverse communities, CBL Plenty Foods fosters a multicultural, multi-ethnic, multi-religious and a gender equal workforce. Equal opportunities are ensured for all employees from all walks of life and the company provides strong growth opportunities with diverse representation across all cross functional teams. 

Culture is understood as a dynamic organism that must develop with the growth of the organisation with everyone actively engaged in working together.At CBL Plenty Foods, senior and middle managers have regular interactions and conversations across all teams including sales, marketing, agriculture and manufacturing  fostering empathy and mutualunderstanding where employees own their decisions which lead towards greater success for the company. 

“We are extremely pleased to have received this prestigious award. With over 500 employees and growing, we are proud of the motivated and passionate workforce we have created over the years. All our employees, from farmer gate to the corporate office have an important role to play in the success of our business. We believe these honours lead to tangible business benefits with our consumers and also help to recruit, retain and engage talented employees,” said, Shammi Karunaratne – Director and CEO CBL Plenty Foods (Pvt.) Limited. 


 

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