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A 12 member high powered business investor delegation from the dairy and poultry sectors of the Netherlands will be visiting Sri Lanka end of November 2016.

The Netherlands Export Combination (NEC) in association with the Netherlands embassy in Sri Lanka and the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be organising a seminar on ‘Innovative Technological Solutions in Agriculture from the Netherlands’ followed by B2B meetings on November 28, 2016 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo.

These high powered dairy sector delegates are interested in setting up joint ventures and also partnering for possible trade opportunities in supplying of quality cattle, consultancy services, after-sales services for the dairy sector, raw milk cooling solutions such as solar coolers for small scale dairy farmers and technology transfers to track around the clock performance of individual cows and herds. They are also interested in setting up an education and training centre for development of the agro industry, water, urban green and land management, agro business and green technology, horticulture and veterinary nursing. In addition the setting up of milk collection centres in Sri Lanka is also on the cards.

The poultry sector delegates are interested in processing of poultry, building state of the art poultry processing plants and promotion of a range of poultry farm equipment such as feeding, drinking ventilation systems, climate analyzing systems for poultry houses, rendering systems to convert beef, pork, poultry and fish waste into a range of byproducts, such as meal, tallow, poultry oil, blood meal etc.

Participating companies in the dairy sector includes C. van’t Riet Dairy Technology, Firma Dekker, European Livestock, Hunland, KUHN-Geldrop BV, Mueller, NEDAP and Wellant College.  Among the delegates in the Poultry Sector are Agromax, Mavitec, Meyn and Pas Reform.

The dairy sector is an important part of the Dutch economy and its international trade. In the growing global market, Dutch dairy is renowned for quality products and innovations.
Companies interested in attending the ‘Seminar on Innovative Technological Solutions in Agriculture from the Netherlands’ and the B2B meetings should register before November 22, 2016. Pre registration is required to attend the Seminar and B2B meetings. Detailed profiles of delegates could be accessed from www.chamber.lk. For further details contact the Business Information Division of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.