Hayleys Agri wins two Gold Awards | Sunday Observer

Hayleys Agri wins two Gold Awards

Hayleys Agriculture team at the Awards Night
Hayleys Agriculture team at the Awards Night

Hayley’s Agriculture Holdings, the agribusiness division of the Hayleys PLC, won sweeping recognition for its innovative agri-business practices in Sri Lanka, winning two Gold awards at the National Business Excellence Awards 2017 (NBEA) recently.

Hayleys Agriculture’s pioneering hybrid flower seed production company Quality Seed Co. (Pvt) Limited won the overall Gold award for Business Excellence in the category of medium sized companies while Hayleys Agro Biotech (Pvt) Limited, the Tissue Culture Laboratory of the sector, won the Overall Gold Award winner in the category of small sized businesses.

Hayleys PLC Chairman / Chief Executive Officer and Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Limited Chairman, Mohan Pandithage said, “Being recognised for our innovative ability at an event as prestigious as the National Business Excellence Awards 2017 serves as further validation for the pioneering contributions made through Hayleys Agriculture towards the improvement of Sri Lanka’s diverse agriculture sector and we wish to thank our team of employees and senior management for their commitment to driving forward the vision of Hayleys Agriculture.”

Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Limited Managing Director Rizvi Zaheed said, “As an industry that changes with the seasons, adaptability through innovation is crucial for our nation to increase profitability in a manner that is harmonious with the needs of all stakeholders.

“We are always cognizant of the vital role that Sri Lanka’s agriculture sector has played in our past, and its enduring potential to serve as an engine of prosperity for the nation in the future.

“In this regard, we are deeply honoured to be presented with two Gold awards at the NBEA and remain committed to our continuing role as an engine of innovation in the agri-sector,” he said.