March, 25, 2020
While Sri Lanka is in the midst of a battle to get the COVID-19 disease under control, Serendib Flour Mills, one of the most trusted wheat flour suppliers in Sri Lanka, has assured the general public of its commitment to ensure that there are ample stocks of wheat flour available in the market
The company has confirmed that the current situation in the country has not adversely affected the operations of the company's production which is running around the clock and manned by the customary workforce. As a result, the company is able to continue to offer its flagship 7 Star range of wheat flour products which caters to a diverse dietary preferences and assist in its endeavour to nourish the nation
Kalinga Wijesekera - Head of Marketing & Communications of SFML stated, "These are testing times not only for Sri Lanka but the whole world. Despite the difficult circumstances, I am happy to announce that Serendib Flour Mills is running smoothly at the state-of-the-art mill situated at the Colombo port. We are operational day and night with our workforce working hard as always to provide the nation with our much-loved flour." He stressed the importance of sacrificing for the greater good of the country adding, "We must all act responsibly in the face of this threat. It's important to practice social distancing by staying indoors in order to flatten the corona virus curve. We must stay positive and not get distracted by rumours. Remaining at home at all times, practising good hygiene and eating healthy, nourishing food to boost the immune system are the best things we can do at this time."
Serendib Flour Mills (Pvt) Ltd. is a BOI approved Flagship project funded by a renowned UAE investor, the Al Ghurair. The company provides high quality, nutritious and a wide variety of wheat flour products to bakers, eateries, hotels, households, industries and consumers across Sri Lanka. Operating from a state-of-the-art milling facility at the Colombo Port, Serendib Flour Mills adheres to the highest standards of quality and safety. The company has received ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 22000:2005, FSSC 22000, BS OSHAS 18001:2007 certifications and also makes continuous efforts to minimize its impact on the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and waste whilst championing energy and water conservation throughout its operations.