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UNIDO to support promoting Sri Lankan spice brands in international market

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization informed the Ministry of Agriculture and Plantation Industry yesterday (28) to provide all necessary support to popularize Sri Lanka’s existing brands of spices such as cinnamon, pepper, cardamom, and nutmeg in the international market.

A discussion on this was held yesterday afternoon at the Ministry of Agriculture. Mr. Mahinda Amaraweera, the Minister of Agriculture and Plantation, attended the discussion. Melvin Spreij, Jairo Andres Villamil Diaz (International Senior Specialist) of UNIDO, Mr. Juan Pablo Diaz-Castillo (Industrial Development Officer) and a group of officers participated.

The Minister of Agriculture and Plantation Industry, Mr. Mahinda Amaraweera, who expressed his opinion, said that there is a huge demand for Sri Lanka’s spices in the world, and that the government has taken all measures to preserve the quality of spices in our country.

He also mentioned that a program has been started to impart good agricultural practices to the farmers and that many training programs have been started for this purpose this year.

The UNIDO delegation who commented here said that the high demand in the world for Sri Lankan cinnamon and pepper is excellent, and He also mentioned that UNIDO, as the industrial development organization associated with the United Nations, will provide all support for the further maintenance of that situation as well as the expansion of Sri Lankan spice brands in the international community..

 

 

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