Raigam Wayamba Salterns grabs NBEA award | Sunday Observer

Raigam Wayamba Salterns grabs NBEA award

Raigam Wayamba Salterns PLC was the winner in the Manufacturing - Food and Beverage Sector, at the National Business Excellence Awards (NBEA) 2017 held at Hilton Hotel, Colombo recently.

The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka conducts the National Business Excellence Awards to recognise and honour business leaders and professionals and organisations responsible for developing the most effective methods that exemplify business success in their respective organizations in the country.

RaigamWayamba Salterns PLC launched commercial operations in 2005 and was listed as a public company in 2010. Right leadership by the Board of Directors, right strategies, right direction, and right people for the right job and mutual respect lead to the business excellence at Raigam.

Under the theme of ‘Hiru Samuduru Pavathinathuru’ (till sun and ocean exist), the organisation has set out its vision and mission taking into consideration the desired future of the organisation and the fundamental purpose of its existence. The culture in the organization demonstrates the whole set of a value that underpins the beliefs shared by the shareholders of the organization.

The company has inculcated into the minds of all its employees the importance of quality of input into the manufacture of every product that has a Raigam logo on it. This is true in every aspect of corporate life at Wayamba Salterns PLC.

Due to the brand reputation of ‘Raigam’ in the FMCG sector, the company could become market leader in value added salt market within a shorter period of time. We became the trendsetter from crystal salt to free flow table salt and pioneer the manufacturing and marketing of Pure Vacuum Dried Salt (PVD salt) in which special manufacturing technology is used for ensuring the highest purity. By and large, the company engaged in manufacturing, refining, packeting, and marketing salt products and offers iodated table salt, vacuum dried salt for use in the pharmaceutical and food industries under its Raigam logo namely ‘Esi’, ‘Premium’, ‘Ruchi’ and ‘Welcome’.

The company introduced two new forms of Pure Vacuum Dried - PVD salt further upgrading the retail market requirement in 100g, 200g and 400g packs.