The SIAL Canada 2019 Food and Beverage Sector International Exhibition was held in Enercare Centre, Toronto from 30 April to 2 May. Sri Lanka’s national participation was coordinated by the Consulate General in Toronto together with the Sri Lanka Tea Board.
SIAL Canada is one of the most popular professional food and beverage sector exhibitions being held annually in Canada, and visited by several thousand buyers, buying agents, importers, food sector distributors, experts, wholesalers, and retailers.
The exhibition was attended by local and international exhibitors from 67 countries as well as over 18,000 professional buyers/visitors from Canada, United States, and other countries. United States, China, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Spain, Germany, Italy, UAE, Portugal, Jordan, Austria, Turkey, France, Greece, Argentina, Egypt, Brazil, Mexico, South Korea, The Netherlands, Ecuador were among the countries that participated at this trade event.
Sri Lanka was represented by Sri Lanka Tea Board, displaying value added Ceylon Tea from five Sri Lankan companies: Mlesna Tea, Imperial Tea Exporters Ltd., Akbar Brothers, Ceylon Tea Land, and Hyleys Tea Canada.Canadianbased Sri Lankan Tea Company, Basilur Canada and M&M Twins Ltd. also participated at this event.