Business News: Prima Ceylon (Private) Limited (PCL), the primary producer and supplier of wheat flour in the country, assured that there was no shortage of stocks.
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 said that it 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,” the company said.
In addition, the company stated that it has sufficient stock to meet 3 months of national domestic consumption.
The company further adds that proactive measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the virus at all Prima offices and their production facility.
It also 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.