To Increase production of crops with high export potential through improved agricultural productivity
To Reduce post harvest losses.
To improved quality and safety of available production
To Provide linkages between Producers and buyers
To Facilitatate imports/export and improve the ease of doing business
Annual General Meeting of the Lanka Fruit & vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association
24th September 2014
The 33rd annual general meeting of the Lanka Fruit & Vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association will be held on 30th September 2014 at 7.00 pm “Union Ballroom” Hilton Colombo Residence, Colombo 02. The Chief Guest will be Mr. R M D B Meegasmulla, Secretary Ministry of Agriculture. The guest of honour will be Dr. Rohan Wijekoon, Director General, Department of Agriculture. The event will be an ideal platform to network with those from the private and public representing key institutions of the country.
The Lanka Fruit & Vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association (LFVPPEA) was established in 1986 to create a single platform for all stakeholders involved in the Supply Chain for the Export of Fruits and Vegetables, both Fresh and Processed.
Its progress, charted over 25 active years, has been significant. The commitment and dedication of its leadership, and the active support of its membership since its inception has been exceptional, resulting in this Association being recognized as a responsible and respected Organization. Read More
Fruit and Vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association has taken measures to double the export value and volume within the next two years.
Export values of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables was Rs. 685 million in 2010 which was Rs. 6.7 million in 1977.According to the statistics of the Export Development Board the export quantity of fruits and vegetables in 2006 was 23Mts and it was 57.1 Mts in 2010. This shows a 135 percent increase.
The Export value in 2006 was US $ 20 million and in 2010 it was US $ 43 million. It shows a 115 percent increase.