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Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 06.07 GMT

Ceylon Tea promoted at Summer Fancy Food Show


The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tea Board organized the Sri Lankan pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show which was held from June 30 to July 2, 2013 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.

The Fancy Food Show has been North America’s largest specialty food and beverage exhibition since 1955. This prestigious event featured 180,000 products from 2400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions.

Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd, Basilur Tea Export (Pvt) Ltd, HVA Foods PLC, Ceylon Tea Land (Pvt) Ltd displayed an exquisite array of value added Ceylon teas. The booth of the Sri Lanka Tea Board which showcased the unique characteristics of Sri Lankan Tea Industry attracted many visitors. Imperial Teas, Millennium Teas and Tealia also presented their range of products at the exhibition.

Plantation Industries Deputy Minister Earl Gunaskara, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the US Jaliya Wickramasuriya and Director General of Sri Lanka Tea Board. Damitha Narangoda graced the occasion and thanked the Sri Lankan exhibitors for their valuable participation at this important event with a view of gaining a strong foothold in the US market.






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