Sri Lanka Food Processors Association (SLFPA) 

Gamma Pizza Kraft Wins SLFPA 6th Annual Cricket Trophy

The Annual Soft Ball Cricket Tournament organized by Sri Lanka Food Processors Association was held on the 07th of September 2019 at the Colombo Colts Cricket Club Grounds. 37 teams comprising of both men and women playing together from 23 member companies vied for the SLFPA Challenge Shield. The tournament was conducted on league basis. It was helpful in creating a high degree of interaction and fellowship among the employees of the participating member companies.

The participating company teams represented the following categories- Processed Food, Processed Beverages, Machinery & Packaging, International Food Certification, Food Ingredients and Casual Dining. The tournament is a key event in the calendars of all members of the Processed Food Industry, bringing professionals from various organizations together in a spirit of fun and sportsmanship. The families of the teams were also included in the event this year.

Pizza Kraft Lanka’ A-Team were the winners and the Plenty Foods (Pvt) Ltd Team were the runners up. The Plate winners were Gamma Pizza Kraft Lanka’s B-Team. The Man of the Match award was presented to Mr. Malith de Silva  of Gamma Pizza Kraft Lanka and the Woman of the Match award was  won by Ms. Aruni Thejasinghe of Gamma Pizza Kraft Lanka. The organizers added a karaoke competition for the entertainment of the participants. The Best Dancer was Nanduni Sharmila  of C. D. De Fonseka & Sons and the prize for Best Singer was won by Mr. Gihan Premasiri of Cargills Quality Foods LTD. S. A. Silva & Sons were the winners of the award given to the best decorated tent.

The Sponsors of this year’s tournament included, Lanka Exhibition & Conference Services (Pvt) Ltd, SMAK, Union Bank PLC, Sampath Bank PLC, Sunquick, Nestle Lanka, Unilever Sri Lanka, C. D. De Fonseka & Sons, CMC Engineering Export GMBH ,Control Union Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Coca Cola Beverages, Ceylon Cold Stores, Cargills Quality Foods and Gamma Pizza Kraft.