To create enriching moments of happiness for people, by being a caring global entity, with a true Sri Lankan identity
Caring – We are considerate. We respect our stakeholders, community and planet
Quality – We strive with passion to deliver higher value and satisfaction through our products and services
Innovation – We constantly explore new possibilities to create happy moments for people
Integrity – We act honestly, responsibly and ethically
Our story begins with a recipe for the CARE biscuit in 1968 to supplement the nutrition needs of schoolchildren in Sri Lanka. Starting with biscuits, CBL now operates across the food sector as one of Sri Lanka’s largest FMCG conglomerates. Our history tells the tale of how an act of Care became a powerful catalyst for growth in our communities.Read More
Mineka Wickramasinghe is the founder and President Emeritus of the CBL Group. Committed to building a Sri Lankan business that was driven by core family values and a part of a greater purpose, he developed a protein enriched children’s biscuit in 1967 that became a nationwide initiative with the Ministry of Education to help prevent malnutrition in schoolchildren and, the start of the CBL story. Beginning with Munchee, he created brands that were sought after across the world and enriched the lives of every Sri Lankan. He was conferred the title of Deshamanya, which is the second highest national civil honour awarded by the Sri Lankan Government, for exceptional and highly meritorious service to the nation.
Ramya Wickramasinghe is the Chairman of the CBL Group, steering its operations across its 9 subsidiaries in Sri Lanka and 4 overseas. An expert food technologist with a passion for food that is made with the best ingredients and a lot of love, he built the foundations of quality that stand strong and proud at CBL. He was instrumental in developing the recipe for ‘Thriposha’ in 1973 which became a nationwide initiative of the Sri Lankan Government and CARE U.S.A to supplement nutrition needs of communities with high risk of malnutrition. He is the driving force of quality and innovation at CBL with his hands on, no compromise approach to quality.
Our corporate governance structure upholds the best interests of all our stakeholders and we continuously evolve and adopt best practices that ensure sustainable growth and value to strengthen our core businesses and contribute to the national development agenda.Our Leadership
Our commitment to creating value through our products and our actions has resulted in our group of companies being recognized in every arena. We are humbled by this recognition and driven to continue our journey of caring.Read More