Samaposha “Nutri Plus” with Kurakkan provides big boost for the nation’s health

‘Nutri Plus’ a new breakfast cereal for the whole family is brimming with the goodness of Kurakkan to improve the nutritional needs of our nation.  The new formulation in Samaposha Nutri Plus includes corn, soya, finger millet, red rice and is pre-cooked.  The focus on Kurakkan results in a wide range of benefits such as help in weight reduction and lower cholesterol levels whilst helping to control diabetes as well.

Group Director of Ceylon Biscuits Limited Ms. Nishka Wickramasingha and Mr. Shammi Karunaratne CEO of Plenty Foods made the first sale to Mr. Erik Nishantha of Chathuri Distributors – Kandana together with the Sales & Promotion teams of Plenty Foods.

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Rasa Hari Instant Noodles launch

Plenty Foods (Pvt) Ltd launched Rasa Hari Instant Noodles with two variants, Chicken and Hot & Spicy flavours.  These variants are portion packs of 75g.  The product has no added MSG or any artificial flavour enhancers.

The first sale of this product was made to Mr. Ruwan Indika of Iranthi Distributors of Baduraliya by the Group Director of Ceylon Biscuits Limited Ms. Nishka Wickramasingha together with the members of the Sales and promotion teams.

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CBL stepped into the 50th year of caring

2018 for Ceylon Biscuits Limited was earmarked as a special year since the company stepped into its 50th year of manufacturing high quality products to the consumer market and today has an undisputed market leadership position in all main consumer categories the company is operating in.  Chanting of Seth Pirith by the Maha Sanga followed by alms giving was the first event of the day.

Chairman Mr. Ramya Wickramasingha together with Group Directors Ms. Nishka Wickramasingha and Mr. Rasith Wickramasingha joined hands to unveil the new ‘CBL50 years of caring’ logo with the reciting of Jayamangala Gatha by CBL staff.

The Chairman also delivered a special message where he earnestly requested all employees of the CBL family to join hands to achieve greater heights in the future. The event was streamed live on the web for the convenient viewing of all subsidiary employees and distributors island wide.

 

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Best Corporate Citizen Award 2016/17

Ceylon Biscuits Limited was placed among the top ten in the Best Corporate Citizen Award for 2016/2017 at the recently concluded event.

The prestigious Best Corporate Citizen Award is organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce to recognise and encourage noble efforts of the Private/Public sector engaging in projects relating to a wide arena of activities such as Environment, Society, Education and Community services among others.

 

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10th Consecutive Munchee National Volleyball Championship

Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) once again sponsors the 10th National Volleyball Championship which is scheduled to start at the end of the month.  As in the previous years the National Volleyball Championship will be conducted under the Novice and Super League categories.  The final matches will be held on 18th November at the Maharagama National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium.

For the first time, the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF) will hold a number of matches in outdoor venues in areas including Colombo, Gampaha, Hambantota, Galle & Trincomalee.  A participation of 2500 to 300o teams is expected this year.

President of the SLVF and Minister of Power & Renewable Energy Hon. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya accepting the cheque and Trophy from General Manager Marketing Ms. Surani Sahabandu commented on the role played by Munchee.  “Munchee has spearheaded an endeavour to boost the sporting potential of youth across the island and help them elevate their skills and talents to play on a national level. This is a moment where a commercial company has transcended from its commercial objectives & contributed towards a national cause. “

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CBL wins Gold at the NCE 2017 Awards

 

At the recently concluded National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) annual awards ceremony, Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) won 4 Gold medals, one of which was for the Most Outstanding Exporter 2017 (Gold) overall considered the most prestigious award of the event.  CBL also bagged the Most Outstanding Exporter – Industry Sector 2017 (Gold), Most Value Added Exporter – Products Sector 2017 (Gold) and also Gold for the Industry Sector Extra Large Category.  Group Managing Director, Ms. Sheamalee Wickramasingha accepted the awards from the Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe

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President Emeritus receives “Deshamanya” Title

Mr. Mineka P Wickramasingha, President Emeritus and founder Chairman of Ceylon Biscuits Limited was bestowed the prestigious title “Deshamanya” by the President, H.E. Maitripala Sirisena, yesterday at the investiture ceremony of conferring national honours on distinguished personalities who rendered a noble service to the country and its advancement.

President Emeritus (PE), Mr. Mineka Wickramasingha was among the ten awardees of the prestigious “Deshamanya” title conferred in recognition of distinguished service of a highly meritorious nature to the nation, and CBL family takes pride in congratulating PE for his outstanding achievement.

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CBL WINS 8 AWARDS AT THE 15th SLIM BRAND EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) shines once again by winning 8 awards which included 2 golds at the recently concluded 15th SLIM Brand Excellence awards held at the BMICH.

CBL’s flagship brand Munchee won Gold as the CSR brand of the year and the Local Brand of the year.  Munchee also won 2 Silver awards for “Product Brand of the year” and “Innovative brand of the year” as well.

Munchee ‘Ringo’ was awarded a Bronze for the ‘Best new entrant brand‘.  Also added to the list of awards is Ritzbury brand which won 3 Silver awards for ‘Local Brand of the year‘, ‘Product brand of the year (joint winner with Munchee) and ‘Innovative brand of the year‘ also jointly with Munchee.

 

 

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Highest value added Exporter Organic Products

CBLNFawardCBL Natural Foods a subsidiary of the Ceylon Biscuits Limited group are the proud winners of the “Highest value added Exporter Organic Products” at the recently concluded Presidential Exports award organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board.

CBL Natural Foods exports natural and certified organic fruit products, cashew nuts and coconut products to many countries around the world.

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Jasteca Awards 2015

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Plenty Foods (Pvt) Limited (PFL) a subsidiary of Ceylon Biscuits Limited won a “Merit Award” at the recently concluded Ian Dias Abaeysinghe Memorial CSR Award Competition 2015 for  the “CBL Govi Pawula Project”.  This was organised by the Japan Sri Lanka Technical & Cultural Association (JASTECA).

PFL has a strong bond with the 8,000 plus farmer community who cultivate and supply grains to manufacture Samaposha.  PFL embraces the corporate social responsibility of sustaining and developing the local farmer community in five areas under the Farmer Club “CBL Govi Pawula” concept.  These are Farmer knowledge enhancement (Govi Danuma), Farmer Society Infrastructure Development (Govi Arana), Farmer Family Sustenance Support (Govi Sarana), Medical Assistance (Govi Suwaya) and much neglected Farmer Family Happiness (Govi Sathuta).  PFL conducts events on a continuous basis under the above categories.

 

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