PROFOOD, PROPACK AND AG-BIZ OPENS TODAY at BMICH | Daily News

PROFOOD, PROPACK AND AG-BIZ OPENS TODAY at BMICH

Stalls at last year’s exhibition
Stalls at last year’s exhibition

Pro Food, Pro Pack and Ag-biz 2019, Sri Lanka’s only comprehensive food, agriculture and packaging exhibition will be held from today (2) to August 4 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). The event is supported and endorsed by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. The National Agri Business Council joins hands with the organizers to provide an insight to the agri business areas.

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 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.

During the event Institute of Science and Technology will present its annual research paper and several other institutes will conduct several training programms for interested parties.

This year’s expo has two separate pavilions from the largest global players in the Industry India and China. Over 70 companies from India and China will participate at this year’s event.

The Ministry of Industries will sponsor the SME and micro sector entities pavilion.

A highlight at this year’s event will be the Food Carnival and Cooking Studio. Over 20 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 sponsors for 2019 are, Platinum: Maliban Biscuit Manufactures, Gold: Aussee Oats Milling (Pvt) Ltd, Wijaya Products ( Pvt ) Ltd, Sliver Sponsors: CMC Engineering Export GmbH, Country Style Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Convenience Foods Lanka PLC, Maliban Diary & Agri Products (Pvt) Ltd, Nikini Automation Systems (Pvt) Ltd, SST Enterprises, Maliban Milk Products (Pvt) Ltd.

 


 

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