02nd March 2021
Silk Cooperation CEO Sahan Clive Bakmiwewa (Right) and Thishara Perera, Assistant Manager- Digital Sales and Marketing with the two Gold awards
Silk Cooperation, a fully-fledged Supply Chain Management leader for the Organic Agriculture, Food and Beverage, and Nutraceuticals’ sectors, emerged victorious at the recent NCE Export Awards 2020; the principle company E-Silk Route Ventures Ltd won the Gold Award in the ‘Organic Products Sector’. E-Silk Route Ventures specializes in exporting organic products inclusive of a wide variety of spices, herbs, coconut products and related value added products.
In addition, its subsidiary Ancient Nutraceuticals won the Gold Award in the ‘Spices and Spice Based Products’ category. Sahan Clive Bakmiwewa, CEO of Silk Cooperation, said ‘These awards undoubtedly are an achievement for the tireless efforts, dedication and commitment of our employees, value added partners, small scale farmers and producers, and our communities.’
‘Working hand in hand even during the most challenging times, their resilience and attitude is truly an inspiration to all of us. We’re ambitious to enter more markets globally whilst continuously expanding our products and value chains, and contributing to the livelihoods of those who are the backbone of our economy.’
Ancient Nutraceuticals is a leader in the natural supplements market, offering a variety of organic homegrown Spice & Herbal supplements. Its primary goal is to transform ancient remedies hidden in nature into modern solutions. Sourced from small scale growers untreated with chemicals, the ancient remedies are manufactured in an easy-to-consume manner using modern methods, keeping in line with the evolving needs of today’s consumer.
The processed products are certified by USDA Organic, EU Organic and processed in an FSSC 22000 certified factory.
The philosophy at Silk Cooperation is primarily based on uplifting and empowering the rural communities. And it does this by promoting collaboration and connecting with like-minded entities whose values are based on fair, ethical, and eco-friendly practices whilst prioritizing its customers and small scale producers.
It continues to uplift standards of some 1,000+ farmers and producers locally, and has till date positively contributed to over 60,000 farmers and families globally ensuring they get the highest possible price for their yield and supports their livelihood.
Headquartered in Sri Lanka, the company has presence in Australia, Singapore, Slovenia and Vietnam. With supply roots in over 15 countries spanning across 140 cities, it caters a diversified range of products and services to over 40 countries, taking care of the entire spectrum of supply chains from sourcing, manufacturing including total Original Brand Manufacturing (OBM), processing, packaging and labeling to shipping, logistics, clearance and last-mile delivery and fulfillment.