Silvermill unveils ‘Alice’ frozen grated coconut and coconut milk

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S.A. Silva And Sons Lanka Ltd, a subsidiary of the Silvermill group, a leading manufacturer of convenience food products for local and international markets, is now producing and marketing frozen grated coconut and coconut milk to both domestic and industrial markets. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, located in Giriulla and Loluwagoda packages up to 60 tons of coconut daily, using no additional sweeteners or preservatives, thus maintaining its original nutritional value and taste of fresh coconut. Coconut is highly nutritious and rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals. With consumers increasingly seeking natural, more wholesome ingredients in a more convenient and easy to use manner, ‘Alice’ coconut products are sure to become popular amongst busy housewives, chefs and bakers. A boon to busy housewives, due to the saving of time, it also prevents buying of spoilt nuts, strenuous scraping, and eliminates disposal issues of shells and residue. Alice’ products are available as follows: 200 ml premium coconut milk and 150 and 300 gm grated coconut packs for the domestic sector, are now available in leading supermarkets, and regular, premium and extra premium 1 litre packs of coconut milk with varying fat content, for a variety of product applications in the industrial sector, hotels and eating houses are made available by its distribution operation. Value addition “In keeping with our mission of providing value addition to the humble coconut, Silvermill continuously tracks consumer and industry trends, guiding us to immediately recognise the need for coconut products in a convenient frozen form. When consumers purchase Alice products, they contribute indirectly to environment protection and health hazard prevention due to the elimination of discarded shells, throw away coconut refuse and throw away  coconut water, in addition to the increased export earnings into our country,” said Silvermill Holdings Ltd.Chief Operating Officer Group Support Dinesh Silva. Silvermill is a trail blazer in the field of convenience food products and has a growing fan base among consumers. Other products launched by the company and available at all leading supermarkets are dessert products; nougat mix  breakfast products, fruit and nut breakfast bar box  and instant products;  instant pol sambol in 55 gm packs in 1 Box (total 165 gms.) and individual 55 gm packs.