North Lanka Family Foods ( PVT ) Ltd

Sri Lanka

North Lanka Family Foods (NLFF) produces a range of quality food and beverage products in Sri Lanka. The company strives to connect the region’s small farmer communities to local and global markets producing well branded, innovative products that add value to agro-produce.

The company was founded after the end of the 30-year ethnic conflict in 2010 and is managed by a family who have 35 years’ experience in successfully building food businesses in rural settings and working with small farmer communities. The NLFF team consists of 100% locals from the region creating important off-farm employment.

The company has built solid relationships with brand owners around the world creating access to quality markets. The products have been sold in top end retail chains for over 20 years, proof of the successful and sustainable business model. At full capacity, the company will directly employ 120 people, the majority women and youth, and indirectly another 400.

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