Member of the Agricultural Engineering Society of Sri Lanka.
Member of the Applied Statistics Association of Sri Lanka.
Local Industry Appointments
Member of the Advisory Committee on Spices and allied Products Sector of Sri Lanka Export Development Board.
Member of the Board of Study in Bio-Statistics of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture.
Past President of Lanka Organic Agricultural Movement in Sri Lanka.
Former Advisor of National Organic Council.
Former Board Member of Regional Consultative Body of FLO.
Chair-person National Committee on organic agriculture of SLCARP
Board Member of Network of Asian Fair trade Producers.
Board Member of the Trust of Organic Small Farmers (International NGO)
Former Board Member of the Standard Committee of FLO.
Former Member in Policy Analysis and Advisory Network for South Asia.
Special type non-fermented Tea (Patent No: 11802)
A new withering unit for tea manufacture (Patent No: 13337)
Discovery of special enzyme in-activator for green tea processing. (Patent No.16466)
Currently BFL has exclusive rights for the use of these patents.
Discovery of special Enzyme inactivated for green tea processing – Patent No 16466
Quality improvement of CTC teas and product development of new Organic green and black orthodox teas Mufindi Tea Company in Tanzania and Zimbabwe
The First Fairest Fairtrader
Dr. Ananda Sarath Ranaweera the winner of the fairest Fairtrader award-2014
Chairman and Managing Director of Bio Foods ( Pvt) Ltd., Dr. Ananda Sarath Ranaweera received the Fairest Fair-trader Award at the first-ever Fair Trade Award ceremony held in Bonn, Germany. The Fairest Fair Trader Award recognizes special efforts or innovation by outstanding individuals within the global fair-trade system. In addition, the Marginalized Organic Producers’ Association (MOPA) functioning under the overall management of Bio Foods ( Pvt) Ltd. was recognized as the Small Producer organization of the year 2014 in Asia at the ceremony.
The panel of judges included:
Jennifer Stapper, Chief of the Communications Section at United Nations Volunteers,
Markus Arbenz, Executive Director of the International Federation of Organic Movements (IFOAM)
Mandy Moussouris of the Environmental Monitoring Group in South Africa