News last update:6 Aug 2012

1st Sri Lanka feed mill gets ISO22000:2005

Gold Coin Feedmills (CGFL) in Sri Lanka is the first feed mill in the country that has been awarded with the ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management Systems.

GCFL is a Swiss-based company that manufactures a wide range of compound and concentrated poultry feed for the local market. They also manufacture cattle and swine feeds. "We have about a 60% market share in the broiler feed industry," said Dr. Tharanga Ranasinghe, Food Safety Team Leader for GCFL.

Safe food
"We're coming to an era where you can't export anything from this country without the ISO 22000 standard," Dr. A.R.L. Wijesekara, Chairman of Sri Lanka Standards Institution commented. "We are working with the workers, the farmers to produce safe food for the consumers of Sri Lanka," said the General Manager of GCFL, Francis Fernandez at the awarding ceremony.

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