To strengthen the quality of Food being delivered to the  valuable customers,  HACCP & ISO 22000:2005 certification for food safety management systems

Organic Spices

Spices are a vital part of Sri Lankan cuisine and is used by Sri Lankans with such ease,adding subtle flavours & aromas to food that are unique in taste

Why Organic

Organically grown food have healing properties which enhances the well being ofhuman body and mind. Organic food grown by our small producergroups, are processed in our own -state of the art- processing units.    


The producer use advanced farming practices and zero harmful chemicals that  ensure cultivation of 100% fresh organic Products. The organic Products are available in varied grades and species.


Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum syn.Cynnamomum Zeylanicum) is one of the oldest and most significant spice grown in Sri Lanka. Cinnamon was a popular spice in ancient Arab world and was used as cosmetic and pharmaceutical ingredient as well

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About Us

Bio Foods Pvt Ltd is a devoted Organic and Fairtrade company incorporated in 1993  Kandy,  Sri Lanka. Bio Foods Pvt Ltd is registered under the Fairtrade Labeling Organization (FLO) and is a member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM).


Quality & Certifications

Bio Foods Pvt Ltd  confirms highest possible quality standards of their products by following prevention, detection & rejection procedures. To strengthen the quality of Food being delivered to the  valuable customers,  HACCP & ISO 22000:2005 certification for food safety management systems


Our Products

We are honoured to be the First in the World to achieve Fair Trade certificate for exporting our varieties of spices.  A spice is a fresh or dried seed, fruit, bark or vegetative substance used as a food additive for flavour, colour, aroma enhancer, or as a preservative that kills bacteria or prevents their growth.


Welcome to Bio Foods (Pvt) Ltd - Sri Lanka

Bio Foods Pvt Ltd ardently follows the sustainable Organic farming practices & Fairtrade principles which promotes the socially just, economically viable, environmentally friendly, culturally sensitive atmosphere within  farmer communities,  enabling them to   embrace the benefits of  the both systems directly.

Bio Foods (Pvt) Ltd

We take all necessary  steps to assure  the sustainability of all stakeholders of this essential supply chain through guaranteed minimum price at the farm gate, transparent documentation for assured traceability etc. and stay in line with local and international environmental regulations.  Bio foods Pvt Ltd plays a major role in the Organic post harvested food industry in Sri Lanka, as a processor and exporter of quality products, while fulfilling the needs of international  buying partners with high quality products for reasonable price.

Bio Foods Pvt Ltd is the World's First Fairtrade Registered Processor & Exporter  for Spices  and  promotes  a specialty tea range under “Heavenly Special” and “Heaven Scent”  and Jameslea and MÁ are the company own brands used in product promotion.   
We are engaged in processing Organic and Fairtrade Green Teas, Black Teas, Flavored Teas, Spices, Coconut Milk , Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Desiccated Coconut, Traditional Rice and other post-harvest food items in their own processing units at Doluwa, Diyathalawa, Ohiya, Naula, Pannampitiya  &  Makandura. Final  products are exported in the forms of bulk or consumer packing to Europe, North America, Japan, Australia and all other developed countries; under different certifications such as Organic  (NOP – USDA,  JAS, EU) Fairtrade,  Demeter,  Bio Suisse, Naturland, ISO 22000:2005, CQC.

Social development fund of Bio Foods and Fair Trade premium have been effectively used to improve socio economic standards of small organic farming community in all our projects. The project initiated by Bio Foods creating The Small Organic Farmers’ Association (SOFA) has been already recognized as one of the best sustainable models in Sri Lanka.


Dr. Sarath Ranaweera

Dr Sarath Ranaweera - Chairman Bio Foods (Pvt) Ltd        


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Bio Foods Welfare Society Organizes Staff Get-Together


Latest News

Bio Foods has initiated the Island wide local supply chain SHOP MA at Kaduwela


More about Bio Foods

Our Strengths   * Having a dedicated partnership with SOFA & MOPA * Being Certified for Organic & Fairtrade Processor and Trader * Longstanding healthy relationship  cherished with  our buying partners  * Strong  quality management measures  and internal control systems  * Research & development initiatives  


Bio Foods in Sri lanka to reach US$ 20 m in sales   The World’s first Fair Trade Registered Exporter and Processor for Spices and coconut milk, Bio Foods (Pvt) Ltd in Sri Lanka, is expected to reach US$ 20 million in sales revenue by the end of 2012. Bio Foods is a processor and exporter of organic products such as green teas, ...


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Q&A with Kai Stark: How Fair Trade works in Sri Lanka

For the past six years, Frontier purchasing manager Kai Stark has been involved in sourcing more than a dozen Fair Trade Certified (through Fair Trade USA) spices from growers in Sri Lanka through the farmer groups Small Organic Farmers Association (SOFA) and Marginalized Organic Producers Association (MOPA).