Safeguarding National Food Security in the Face of COVID-19

Prima Ceylon (Private) Limited (PCL) is a primary producer and supplier of wheat flour in the country. In the backdrop of the escalating COVID-19 Corona virus pandemic in the world, the company reassures the public and the government of Sri Lanka that it is fully prepared to continue its supply uninterrupted, to ensure national food security.

Even in the event of more stringent measures being adopted within the country, with the cooperation of the Government, Prima has the ability to ship flour through its road, rail, and sea distribution network. This will ensure the continuous supply of flour for the country to consumers, as well as for bakeries and other flour-based industries. Therefore, no shortage of wheat flour is envisaged during this period in the country. 

In addition, the company has sufficient stock to meet 3 months of national domestic consumption. 

Proactive measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the virus at all Prima offices and their production facility. 

Prima Ceylon Limited reiterates its commitment to national food security and extends its fullest co-operation towards the Government, to ensure the people of Sri Lanka have adequate supplies of wheat flour for their daily consumption.



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