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Rathna Cinnamon Exports wins Presidential Export Awards

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Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports Ltd. secured the Presidential Awards at the Presidential Export Awards held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports Ltd. saw the award for the best Sri Lankan spices exporter company in 2016 at this ceremony organised by Sri Lanka Export Development Board. They were honoured for exporting value-added products of spices. Even last years, Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports Ltd. itself enjoyed the opportunity of being awarded. 

Seeing its inception 32 years ago, Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports Ltd. has turned out to be the Sri Lankan company bringing the highest revenue from spices. Started with a capital of Rs. 7, 500 in 1985, their business has spread over to many countries. It was recognised by the award for the Best Entrepreneur Award conferred on Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports Ltd. in 2007. They received awards from America, Great Britain and Spain for their vehemently high-quality products. 

Rathna Producers Cinnamon Exports Ltd. Managing Director Piyatissa Runage states that they have expanded the business into multi sections. They operate in the plantations sector by owning Carlton Estate and Runage Plantations. The star class tourist hotel, Ash Ford Hotel in Nuwara Eliya is managed by them. Piyatissa Runage further expressed that R.P.H. Senevirathne, Ravindu Runage, Dhanush Runage, Bhanuka Runage who form the Board of Directors of the company and the lawyer of the company, Navodi Runage together with Ovindi Runage who pursues her higher education on Business Management have contributed to their achievements. 


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