Pizza Hut Sri Lanka launches ‘Aswedduma’ – ‘Sowing Seeds to Nurture Sri Lanka’

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Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka Ltd., presently the single franchisee for Pizza Hut in Sri Lanka launched ‘Aswedduma’ under the concept of ‘Sowing Seeds to Nurture Sri Lanka’ on 3 June. This is a corporate social initiative to support our motherland in creating self-sufficiency through the encouragement of home gardening of vegetables. 

The program which involves the distribution of free vegetable seeds, shares the vision of Sri Lanka, in aiming to achieve prosperity through expanding and promoting home gardening in urban and semi urban areas. With each delivery order made via Pizza Hut’s signature hotline 0112729729 or, a packet of seeds would be handed over to our customers on request, to help them create their ideal home garden!

“We are absolutely passionate about this venture as it shares the vision of the nation with the objective of a more prosperous and self-reliant Sri Lanka. Aswedduma reflects our long-term vision for our community, representing a healthier, happier and prosperous future. At Pizza Hut Sri Lanka, we truly care about our customers and this is a reflection of our commitment and dedication to encourage home gardening and the consumption of organic vegetables,” said Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka Ltd. CEO Yasa Nadaraja.

This unique initiative will provide thousands of families with free vegetable seeds. Six varieties of popular seeds will be available including leeks, cabbage, chilli, tomato, capsicum, and knol khol. Each seed packet bears a QR code which leads to a web page that you could easily refer to, for instructions on planting and nurturing these seeds.

Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka Ltd. Director Human Resources Kaushal Mendis further mentioned, “Over the recent years there has been growing interest to strengthen and intensify local food production through home gardening in order to ensure nutritious and economical food supply to the households as well as mental and physical well-being for the people involved. Home gardening is brought under the spotlight now where it has become a national priority where as a nation Sri Lankans are focusing towards self-sufficiency. We as a responsible corporate, take immense pleasure and pride in contributing to a national exercise which will pave way for a brighter tomorrow for the next generation.”

Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka Ltd. envisions the participation of the loyal customers of Pizza Hut Sri Lanka and their very own employees, with the aim of achieving sustainable success with this initiative.