Profoods/Propack concludes


Profoods/Propack concludes

Profood/Propack International Exhibition 2011 with the participation
of over 300 exhibiting companies from 15 countries, exhibiting more than
10,000 new products and services was concluded yesterday. The event
showcased many overseas companies, especially from the SAARC region.


Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated as
the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the 10th Profood /
Propack International Exhibition at Bandaranaike International
Conference Hall last week. Acting Industry and Commerce Minister
Jayarathna Herath and many other officials also participated.
Pix by Chaminda Hittatiya

This show created opportunities for individuals and companies to
introduce new products, technology and services. The show is a public
private partnership, with the Industry and Commerce Ministry and the
Agriculture Ministry supporting the event for the tenth year in
succession.

The event showcased the latest products in the local processed food
industry, sampling of consumer favourites, innovation and technology
development in packaging, newest agricultural machinery and services,
processed food hygiene education and many more.

This event helped all stakeholders of the processed food, packaging
and agriculture industry to exchange their technical know how, and
enrich business relationships. This is an event that undoubtedly
stimulated the country’s economic growth whereby the event provided the
platform to harness the investment benefits declared at the recent
government budget for developing the SME sector in Sri Lanka.

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, participated as chief
guest at the opening ceremony.

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