Ceylon Cinnamon clinches country’s first GI status Source:ft.lk Major breakthrough for one of Sri Lanka’s iconic spices obtaining European Union Commission awards Geographical Indication (GI) certification Decade-long effort by multiple stakeholders comes to fruition offering Sri Lanka opportunity to differentiate and be competitive against substitutes of lower quality in EU Achievement a major boost for over 30,000 stakeholders involved in cinnamon industry Marking a milestone, Ceylon Cinnamon on Wednesday had received the country’s first-ever Geographical Indication (GI) certification and status from the European Union (EU) Commission. The outcome was a result of a painstaking, decade-long, arduous endeavour led by the Sri Lanka Export Development (EDB) under the Ministry of Trade with the support of numerous public and private stakeholders. The Daily FT on 28 January first reported the impending milestone via a Guest Column by spice industry champion Sarada de Silva (ft.lk/columns/Ceylon-Cinnamon-on-verge-of-obtaining-geographical-indications-a-first-for-Sri-Lanka/4-729756). The Export Development Board (EDB) said yesterday GI ...

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Ceylon Cinnamon- Born in Sri Lanka – Webinar on 07 December 2021   You Are Cordially Invited  To Join The Webinar On  ” True Cinnamon – Born in Sri Lanka “ On 7th December , 2021 From 3.30 PM To 4.50PM   Meeting ID   :  810 13761871 Passcode        : 933112   organized by the Consulate General Of Sri Lanka in Melbourne  in Collaboration with the  Export Development Board  (EDB),Sri Lanka Sri Lanka & Australia Chamber of Commerce ...

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