Lack of quarantine equipment prevents fruits being exported to Japan, China By Jayampathy Jayasinghe View(s): View(s):Plans have been drawn by Nelna companies to set up a new fruit processing factory in Sri Lanka at an estimated cost of Rs. The Nelna Group was formed by Mr. Nanayakkara having worked in several other poultry farms in the country to gather experience. Nelna Group director Punya Nanayakkara said that Nelna has become the largest mango producer in the country under the Nelna Mango brand TJC category for the local and foreign markets. Nelna Group General Manager Dr. Mangala Amarasinghe said that around 130-135,000 chickens are produced each month in 34 registered and licensed farms in Sri Lanka. Nelna has one of the most modern poultry manufacturing plants in the country powered by cutting edge technology, machinery to meet international standards.
Source: Sunday Times June 08, 2019 19:12 UTC