Four Sri Lankan Tea companies i.e Damro, Halpe, Samly, Ceylon Fresh Tea, jointly with Ceylon Tea Board and the Embassy of Sri Lanka participated at the World Food International Food and Drinks Exhibition 2019, held at Warsaw Convention Centre from 06 -09 March 2019.
Warsaw World food is one of the largest Food trade fairs held annually in Poland and on the occasion there are around 300 exhibiting companies present a wide range of products across all areas – from alcoholic and non – alcoholic beverages to frozen food, canned goods, fresh products, sweets and pastries, food additives, food supplements, organic products and baby food.
Topics such as IT, transport and logistic as well as food processing equipment and cold chain management are also part of the event. In addition to the presentation of goods, the trade fair mainly serves as a platform to conduct business with numerous specialist buyers operating in the Eastern European market and to acquire knowledge or exchange experiences in conferences and workshops with influential industry experts. In order to enable exhibitors to meet buyers, distributors and retail representatives of their choice, or to provide high –level buyers with amenities during their stay and advantages in choosing their appropriate dialogue partners, there is a possibility to participate in the Business Matchmaking of VIP Buyer programme, respectively.
Therefore Sri Lankan Embassy in Warsaw encourages more participation from Sri Lankan companies at the fair in the future. The World Food Poland takes place annually and therefore for the 7th time in March 2020 in Warsaw.
Damro Tea (PVT) Ltd won the Gold medal award for the best drinking sector at the fair.
Sri Lankan pavilion was ceremonially opened by HE Mr CAHM Wijeratne, Sri Lankan Ambassador to Poland. Traditional oil lamp was lit by the Ambassador and other representatives including the representatives of Sri Lankan companies.
Embassy of Sri Lanka