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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Significant drop in Sri Lanka's production of milk, eggs and poultry
Sri Lanka's production of milk, eggs and poultry has dropped significantly, the country's Ministry of Agriculture said.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Sri Lanka president instructs officials to meet domestic demand for milk
Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed officials to implement both short-term and long-term plans in collaboration with the public, private sectors and small-scale farmers to meet the domestic demand for liquid milk.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Fonterra to pilot milk-feeding programme in Sri Lanka schools
November 12, 2014 Fonterra to pilot milk-feeding programme in Sri Lanka schools  New Zealand dairy firm Fonterra said it will launch early next year a pilot milk-feeding programme for schoolchildren in Sri Lanka.   The programme is one of s ...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Sri Lanka lifts temporary ban on Fonterra milk powder
October 13, 2014 Sri Lanka lifts temporary ban on Fonterra milk powder                         Following tests revealing that its Anchor milk powder is safe for consumption, Fonterra announced that Sri Lankan health officials had lifted a t ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Sale of Fonterra milk powder suspended in Sri Lanka
October 8, 2014 Sale of Fonterra milk powder suspended in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's health ministry has suspended the sale of some Anchor milk powder amid concerns it has made children sick, the New Zealand Herald reports. Dr.SanathMahawithanag ...
Monday, November 25, 2013
Sri Lanka to boost fresh milk production
November 25, 2013 Sri Lanka to boost fresh milk production   Sri Lanka has allocated funds in the 2014 budget proposals to import 20,000 milk cows of quality breeds in order to boost fresh milk production in the country. According to the Mi ...
Monday, August 19, 2013
Sri Lanka bans Fonterra milk products for two weeks
August 19, 2013 Sri Lanka bans Fonterra milk products for two weeks Following a complaint by a health sector trade union that the company's marketing was misleading, a Sri Lankan court banned the sale and advertising of all Fonterra milk pr ...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Fonterra recalls milk powder in Sri Lanka
August 13, 2013 Fonterra recalls milk powder in Sri Lanka As the country's tests show the milk powder is tainted with a farm chemical, Fonterra recalled batches of the product in Sri Lanka, another blow for the dairy giant. Fonterra said on ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Sri Lanka restricts milk imports from New Zealand
May 14, 2013 Sri Lanka restricts milk imports from New Zealand Sri Lanka's Agriculture Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has warned Sri Lankans against the use of imported milk powder from New Zealand, while the latter has mounted pressure ...
Monday, January 21, 2013
Fonterra sees 22% more milk supplies for Sri Lanka business
January 21, 2013 Fonterra sees 22% more milk supplies for Sri Lanka business Fonterra's Sri Lanka business has received 22% more domestic milk in 2012 as its suppliers continue to exploit the New Zealand dairy firm's farmer development prog ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Sri Lanka eyes milk sufficiency by 2016
December 4, 2012 Sri Lanka eyes milk sufficiency by 2016 Sri Lanka's moves are underway to achieve self-sufficiency in milk by 2016. Animal Production and Health Department Director General W K de Silva, said, "These arrangements are being ...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Nestle supports improvement in livelihood of Sri Lanka milk farmers
Nestle Lanka maintains its strong commitment to sustainable dairy development and the improvement in livelihood for Sri Lanka's dairy farmers. Nestle has increased its investments in the first half of 2012 and registered a 35 % increase in ...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Sri Lanka to attain milk production sufficiency by 2016
June 14, 2012 Sri Lanka to attain milk production sufficiency by 2016 Sri Lanka will achieve self-sufficiency in milk production by 2016, K.M.T. Kendaragama, Secretary to the Ministry of Livestock and Rural Community Development said. Accor ...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Nestle opens new UHT milk factory in Sri Lanka (Press release)
April 10, 2012   Nestlé opens new UHT milk factory in Sri Lanka    Press release     Nestlé is strengthening the dairy industry in Asia with the opening of a new CHF 5.8 million (US$6.3 million) UHT milk factory in Sri Lanka, as part of a C ...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Sri Lanka seeks to raise milk output
January 31, 2012 Sri Lanka seeks to raise milk output Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday (Jan 30) called for increased production of organic dairy products, with an emphasis on liquid milk. The remark was made during the Presi ...

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