Artisans of spices Ma’s launches new culinary adventure studio

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Ma’s Tropical Food Processing Managing Director Mario De Alwis   Ma’s Tropical Food Processing Ltd., a business rooted in shared values – family, food and community – recently launched their ‘Muluthange Cooking Studio’ focused on creating an extraordinary cooking experience for its customers. The launch event also showcased Ma’s delicious and extensive ingredient and meal solutions range available at the Ma’s Gourmet Shop. For nearly three decades Ma’s as one of Sri Lanka’s leading family meal solutions providers has steadily built a reputation of offering the highest quality conventional and organic certified spices, seasonings, sauces, curry pastes, chutneys, pasta and ready to eat food. From preparing rustic barbecues to fine dining menus, the Ma’s range of products offers the ultimate solution for cooking dishes that are bursting with aromatic seasoning and are truly authentic in flavour and help create mouth-watering fresh meals from around the world in minutes. The family owned and managed company extends its family style and atmosphere through its latest innovative offer the ‘Muluthange Cooking Studio’. The studio prides itself of being a home kitchen, only bigger in size, where the crafting of unique recipes, sourcing of ingredients and experiencing the joy of cooking takes place. Designed to celebrate and enjoy preparation of good food, the Cooking Studio aims to reach out to food lovers and promote the pleasurable excitement of creating unique dishes. This modern cooking facility will be a culinary hub for home chefs, beginners’ learning to cook, for kids, and even busy executives. “The idea of opening this space was for people to have a hands on introduction to the fun concepts of cooking in a professional setting,” said Sarah de Alwis, Communications Manager, Ma’s Foods and the Muluthange Quarterly Food Magazine. “We believe our Studio will be the perfect venue where a range of groups come together to cook, where friendships are stirred and passion for food binds.” Future plans of the studio include offering workshops with industry veterans and celebrity chefs, novel team building and bonding programs for executives and families and the Studio’s own televised reality cooking show on the horizon. When it comes to cooking, the right condiment or seasoning can transform a good dish into a fantastic one. To meet the culinary needs of today’s foodies, Ma’s Gourmet, the lifestyle meal solutions shop offers delicious ingredients to make meals from across the globe in just minutes. The shop offers a wide range of products and services, from certified organic ingredients to freshly ground customised curry blends. “Ma’s Gourmet has something for every palate and occasion,” commented Mario de Alwis, Managing Director of the company. “We’re very excited to showcase our products in our store and what’s more we love to meet our customers face to face because we learn so much from them.” Over the years Ma’s has added a host of exciting new products including a premium range. With humble beginnings of spices in simple packs, today the brand has been embraced by families, sought after by quality conscious food businesses and growing export markets. The Ma’s family of products include Dad’s Garden gourmet sauces, Happy Home ready to eat foods and curries, Ma’s Happy Life Kitchen organic certified foods, Pasta Roma specialty pastas and sauces and Katersafe supplying the food service industry. “We firmly believe today’s launch is the perfect complement to our long - term growth efforts. Our ambitious growth plans involve maintaining and building our position as the market leader in quality food processing and in turn inviting our customers to engage with our products and the Ma’s food brand,” said de Alwis commenting on the event. “As the premium family meal and food solutions brand in Sri Lankan, Ma’s has increased its use of fully traceable, natural and organic certified ingredients. Ingredients are currently sourced from quality suppliers from around the world and company assisted organic farms located in and around our home district Matale. As a responsible family managed company we do our best to protect and sustain our environment. We aim to help our supplier farmers and their communities grow as we grow our own business,” he noted.