Business News Update: Ellawala Horticulture(Pvt) Ltd, gold award winning entrepreneur of Anuradhapura district in 2018, made history again by taking 3 coveted awards at Mahaweli Entrepreneurship Presidential Awards – 2019 held at BMICH, recently, with former President Maithriepala Sirisena taking part as the chief guest.
The awards were respectively the best Mahaweli Agro Entrepreneur, Extra Large Category; Mahaweli Entrepreneur with Highest Productivity in Land Use / Planning, Second Place and the Best Mahaweli Entrepreneur overall competition, Bronze Award. Suresh Ellawala, Director and I.G.W. Bandara, Manager received the awards on behalf of Ellawala Horticulture.
Tom EJC, the mango variety invented by Tom Ellawala, Chairman Ellawala Horticulture, has proved that invention is the short cut to conquer the world, by securing a high demand in the local as well as international market. The company provides technical knowhow, specific planting materials and training to farmers growing Tom TJC.
Ellawala Horticulture goes one step further to purchase the crop harvest from the farmers. Tom TJC cultivation aimed at foreign market brings in high income. Ellawala Horticulture located at Galkiriyagama, Mahaweli – Huruluwewa zone has a mango related products manufacturing plant which renders a great service to mango farmers. Commenting on the receipt of three awards, Suresh Ellawala stated that the fertilized soil of Mahaweli zone irrigated by waters of Mahaweli was behind their success. He expressed his gratitude to all his staff who worked tirelessly to make this feat possible.