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
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 31 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.
The 37th Annual General Meeting of the Lanka Fruit & Vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association (Limited by Guarantee) was held on 27th October, 2018 in the Board Room of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Colombo 02 at 12.00 noon.
The findings of a feasibility study for value addition and strategic plan for LFVPPEA is presented to stakeholders at Renuka Hotel in Colombo on 26 February. More than 40 stakeholders from private and public sectors, development partners, buyers, international experts gather together to discuss the findings and create opportunities for working together, address the challenges in an inclusive way.
The primary objective would be to create a platform to attract prospective buyers, but, equally importantly, it will provide exposure to the exporters to understand the importance of country branding and identifying innovations, products and services provided in value added supply chain activity related to the Fruit Export industry.