Nestlé recognized for its contribution towards the export sector in Sri Lanka

Nestlé Lanka continued its winning streak at the prestigious 2016 Presidential Export Awards, bagging two special awards for Best Multinational Company (MNC) engaged in Exports for both 2014 and 2015.

The esteemed award was presented to the Exports team by His Excellency, President Maithripala Sirisena, in recognition of the company’s contribution towards the export sector in Sri Lanka.

Previous awards include Best Exporter of the Coconut & Coconut Based Product Sector in 2010 and 2013 and Best Exporter of the Food & Other Beverages Product Sector in 2011.

The Presidential Export Awards is the highest form of recognition given to exporters in Sri Lanka for the contribution made towards the local economy.

Nestlé Lanka manufactures its products at its manufacturing facility in Pannala, Kurunegala in line with the company’s stringent quality standards. Nestlé is also Sri Lanka’s largest exporter of value added coconut products and one of the world's leading exporters of Coconut Milk Powder, procuring over 60 million coconuts from 5,000 local farmers annually.