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

World demand for seedless watermelon grows by 80%

watermelonWatermelon is a very palatable fruit, but also very healthy and interesting for the prevention of potentially lethal diseases, and in recent years, there has been a huge increase in its demand. Source - Source: Publication Date

Updated Date : 15-10-16
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How long can a kiwi be stored?


Kiwi's are the kings of vitamin C. They are often bought for small children, pregnant women or the elderly, and everyone has the habit of buying those fruits that are firm, because they can be preserved longer. Source:

Updated Date : 15-10-16
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