Keells Food Products PLC (KFP) won two Gold Awards at the recently held National Convection of Quality and Productivity 2019 at Nelum Pokuna, competing among over 240 public and private sector organisations.
The event which was organised by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity (SLAAQP) was focused on promoting quality and productivity in the manufacturing and service sectors by encouraging employee leadership and participation. Furthermore, the convention highlighted the benefits of improving quality and productivity at a national level by showcasing results that displayed enhanced quality, greater reliability, higher margins and lower costs of production and services which will drive economic growth and improve the nation’s competitiveness on a larger scale.
Keells Food Products PLC is determined at working towards further strengthening and assuring its quality and safety focused market leadership position that they have been maintaining for over 3 decades. All Keells and Krest products are free of MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) and are manufactured under the highest food and safety standards with ISO 9001 and 22000 certifications.
“As a part of our journey towards excellence, we initiated the KAIZEN implementation process at our Pannala factory in April 2018. We empowered our employees and encouraged them to present their ideas on methods that can improve their day to day work. We have implemented these ideas and they have delivered great results showing vast improvements in areas of quality and productivity. Two of the best ideas implemented last year were submitted at this competition and we are confident that our teams will continue to strive for improvement and the results will be beneficial to all our stakeholders,” commented Mr.Sumudu Thanthirigoda – CEO of Keells Food Products PLC.