Pulses Splitting and Processing Industry Pvt Ltd (PSPI), a leading grains and pulses splitter and processor in Sri Lanka emerged winner at the recent 28th Annual NCE Export Awards 2020, taking home the Bronze award under the ‘Extra-Large Category’ for Agriculture Value Added Sector.
Held by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE), the awards ceremony was held at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on the 25th of February under the theme ‘Resilient Exporters’, recognizing and celebrating some of the best exporters in the country that have successfully endured and managed their businesses during the global pandemic.
PSPI has grown to be one of the largest exporters and the only BOI approved company in the pulses industry in Sri Lanka. It has ambitious plans to make its mark in the whole Asia region. The products are produced in its state of the art factory, spanning over 163,000 square foot and equipped with nine production lines with a daily production capacity of over 400 MT.
Commenting on this achievement, Muddassir Mahmud, Director- Pulses Splitting and Processing Industry Private Limited, said ‘We take great pride in being recognized as one of the biggest exporters in the pulses industry. This award is a tribute to all of our people for their tireless efforts and their well-commendable attitude to be resilient and optimistic.’
‘We are ambitious to take PSPI to greater heights to be one of the most preferred grains and pulses splitter and processor in Asia.’ Its Sapugaskanda-based factory is equipped with cutting-edge facilities such as advanced CCD digital cameras, fully automatic color sorter machines, ‘Starlinger Technology’ packaging machinery amongst various others that are in line with international standards.
PSPI also recently expanded to supply consumer packaging, adding three new FFS machines to supply customers with private-label packaging ranging between 500g to 5kg. Specializing in splitting and processing operations in whole red lentils, PSPI has its own brands of red split lentils. Its brands ‘Trophy’ as well as ‘Leaf’ continue to be one of the most preferred choices in the domestic market.
PSPI imports raw materials from Australia, Canada and Myanmar. Its factory has eleven in-built silos, and all of its raw materials and finished products are stored and preserved under stringent hygienic conditions.
Since its inception in 2007, PSPI today has earned a distinctive reputation for its world-class splitting and processing operations, with the widest range of grains and pulses variety in Sri Lanka. PSPI is no stranger to the awards, having being named a winner at the NCE Export Awards in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017.