Tea Promotion Unit (TPU) of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia with the support of the Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the 30th Jubilee exhibition of food products “World Food Moscow 2021”, which took place at the IEC “Crocus Expo” from 21 to 24 September 2021. Together with the Embassy, Ceylon Tea Land Pvt Ltd. and Kaushalya Tea Export Company also took part in the exhibition.
The Ceylon Tea stall, which was brightly decorated, attracted a large number of visitors who were eager to learn more about Ceylon Tea. The stand was the only stand with hot tea cupping featuring Ceylon tea from the seven unique regions in Sri Lanka. All visitors were offered a cup of fresh Ceylon tea by a Russian tea demonstrator dressed in traditional Sri Lankan Osari.
The Ceylon tea stand was officially opened by Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i Ruvini Munidasa, of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Russian Federation, along with Third Secretary (Tea Promotion) Mr. Tishan de Silva and Sri Lankan embassy staff.
“World Food Moscow” is the largest autumn food exhibition in Russia with a wide range of affordable and high-quality food products. This year, more than 600 Russian and foreign food and beverage manufacturers and suppliers presented their best new products to a large audience of food market specialists.
For the first time, over 110 companies representing manufacturers and suppliers from 30 foreign countries exhibited at the “World Food Moscow 2021”, and around 15 countries organized national pavilions including Sri Lanka. The domestic exposition was presented by companies from 59 regions of Russia.
Via Embassy of Sri Lanka Moscow