Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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This website serves as a repository of information and documentation related to the Fruit and Vegetable Sector (FFV) in Sri Lanka with focus on Quality and Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS).

About the Project

The Ceylon Chambers of Commerce (CCC), the International Trade Centre (ITC) with the support of the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) are partnering with the Department of Agriculture (DOA), The National Agribusiness Council (NAC) and the Lanka Fruit and Vegetables Producers , Processors and Exporters Association (LFVPPEA) and relevant private and public stakeholders in Sri Lanka to contribute to:

“Improve the safety and quality of the Sri Lankan Fruits and Vegetables”(STDF 354)


Objective 1: Build and sustain the competence of public and private stakeholders to comply with quality and food safety international requirements

Objective 2: Improve the international, regional and national market opportunities of selected value chains of fresh fruit and vegetables

This website “SPSSriLanka” is a mean to contribute to the above objectives.

It disseminates project updates and progress, communication about training programmes, the training materials developed, the survey reports, the contact details of relevant institutes.

News Update

India: Weather and pests affecting mango production in Andhra

mangoecuContinuing adverse weather this season, including severe cold and fog in the nights and high temperatures during the day, powdery mildew and anthracnose are affecting mango flowers and tender mango pods in the northern coastal districts. Source - www. Updated Date : 14-02-17

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Carrots may have cancer-fighting properties

carrots1Carrots are already known to be a healthy snack, but a new study shows that they may also demonstrate cancer-fighting properties. There is a massive case being made through scientific research for the benefits of antioxidant-rich foods in preventing cancers in general, the telegraph reported. A study with 417 lung canc

Updated Date : 06-02-17
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