Our business runs on consistent quality and goodness. Our suppliers are encouraged to innovate and reinvent their practices to align with global standards and industry expectations with certifications such as ISO, GMP, HACCP, BRC and FDA.
Our key material supplier partners are evaluated on the steps they take to minimize environmental impact and support community development so that together, we can do business that is good for our consumers, employees, surrounding communities and our planet.
We rely on our service partners to support us to keep our operations smooth. We look for service providers with extensive experience in their respective industries and a proven track record of reliability, consistency and transparency and, we expect our service providers to understand and respect the CBL culture and make our core values a part of their business so that we can continue to create value for our communities and environment together.
Our sourcing strategy is built on the key pillars of Quality, Sustainability, Transparency and Consistency to create supplier partnerships that are transparent, fair and ethical. We look for partners that deliver consistent quality and have a proven record of ethical business and environmentally friendly practices and strong communication and service standards.
We want to create sustainable growth and mutual value driven partnerships in our value chain and for our supplier partners. We are committed to supporting our suppliers to keep providing the best quality while growing their businesses, minimizing their environmental impact and adopting good corporate governance practices to partner in our growth.
SPAR is the world’s leading voluntary food retail chain founded on the principle of joint cooperation between wholesalers and retailers. The business started with one Dutch store in 1932 and now comprises more than 13,100 stores in 49 Countries. The development of SPAR has been underpinned by a set of values that have guided the organization since its establishment. At the heart of these core values is the commitment of SPAR stores worldwide to freshness, choice, quality and service. CBL’s partnership with SPAR marks an exciting new era for retail convenience in Sri Lanka. The joint venture between SPAR South Africa and CBL aims to establish 50 stores across the nation by the year 2023, and to create real and tangible changes within the local communities in Sri Lanka.Visit SPAR