“If the vagaries of wind and waves brought Portuguese to Ceylon, the lure of Cinnamon kept them in the island.” 

Colvin R.de Silva, historian and Lawyer

Sri Lanka is the number one exporter of true cinnamon or Ceylon cinnamon in the global market.

“If the vagaries of wind and waves brought Portuguese to Ceylon, the lure of Cinnamon kept them in the island.” 

Colvin R.de Silva, historian and Lawyer

Sri Lanka is the number one exporter of true cinnamon or Ceylon cinnamon in the global market.

“If the vagaries of wind and waves brought Portuguese to Ceylon, the lure of Cinnamon kept them in the island.” 

Colvin R.de Silva, historian and Lawyer

ABOUT US

 
ABOUT CTA

The primary objective is to “provide service to train value chain actors in the cinnamon industry for increasing the production capacity and enhance quality and standards compliance capacity to elevate the industry to a national symbol of quality and excellence”.
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ABOUT CEYLON CINNAMON

Cinnamon was one of the first spices known to mankind since the early days of civilization. In the ancient times the most important spice export of Sri Lanka has been the Ceylon cinnamon.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) has many everyday uses. Every part of the tree, namely, bark, leaves, buds, flowers, fruits, wood, and roots are being used.
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Benefits of Certification

The competitiveness of Ceylon cinnamon is being challenged by cassia on price and volume. It has been observed that during last two decades or so the quality of cinnamon exported from Sri Lanka notably deteriorated due to this competitive environment. The industry in the face of emerging competition and threat of losing market share has looked at diverse options and strategies to consolidate and expand exports of Ceylon cinnamon.

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TRAINING PROGRAM STRUCTURE FOR CINNAMON FACTORY OFFICER

TRAINING PROGRAM STRUCTURE FOR CINNAMON FACTORY OFFICER

TRAINING PROGRAM STRUCTURE FOR CINNAMON FIELD OFFICER

TRAINING PROGRAM STRUCTURE FOR CINNAMON FIELD OFFICER

Board of Directors

Ms. Malani Baddegamage

Director – Export Agriculture – Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB), and   presently Member – Director Board of Cinnamon Training Academy (CTA)  representing SLEDB.

Ms. Malani Baddegamage

Ms. Malani Baddegamage

Mr. Waradana  Hasantha Nandika  de Silva

Cinnamon grower, dealer, Shareholder Director of Cinnamon Training Academy (CTA)

Mr. Waradana Hasantha Nandika de Silva

Mr. Waradana  Hasantha Nandika  de Silva

Mr. Wijitha K.De Zoysa Jayatillka

Proprietor and Planter, possessing 40 years of experience of Dassanayake Walauwa Plantation, Exco member of the Spice Council, Shareholder Director of CTA.

Mr. Wijitha K.De Zoysa Jayatillka

Mr. Wijitha K.De Zoysa Jayatillka

Mr. Ruwanpura  Sanath  de  Silva

Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of the SDS Company, he was the former Executive Director of Sherman Sons Limited and was the Executive Director responsible for its subsidiary Spiceco Limited, the spice export arm of Shermans Sons Limited. He has more than 30 years experience in the Export Trade. Shareholder Director of CTA, Board Member of CCA, TSC and member of SAPPTA.

Mr. Ruwanpura Sanath de Silva

Mr. Ruwanpura  Sanath  de  Silva

Mr. Nileththi Mahendra Wickramasinghe

Managing Director of Tropical Island Commodities (PVT) Ltd.  Shareholder Director of CTA, Board Member of CCA, TSC and member of SAPPTA.

Mr. Nileththi Mahendra Wickramasinghe

Mr. Nileththi Mahendra Wickramasinghe

Mr. D.A. Perera

The Chairman and Managing Director of EOAS Organics (Pvt) Limited, Winner of  international awards for Excellence in Export of Value-Added essential oil spice products and  Manufacture of Innovative Products and  who  has brought fame and foreign currency to the country.
Present   Chairman TSC, Share holder Director of CTA , Spice Industrialist and Advisor to the Minister of Export Promotion

Mr. D.A. Perera

Chairman Message

Mr. Bodahandi Sarada Mohanjith De Silva, 

Former Chairman/Managing Director of Intercom Limited who with over 42 years experience in the Cinnamon Industry, former Chairman of the Spices and Allied Products Producers’ and Traders’ Association (SAPPTA) founder Chairman of The Spice Council (TSC) and Share holder Director, also the Deputy Chairman Steering Committee of UNIDO-WTO, The Spice Council  cinnamon project, Founder Chairman of the Ceylon Cinnamon Association (CCA)

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CTA – Chairman

CTA – Chairman

Prof. Jayasiri Lankage   (Board of Directore)

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Prof. Jayasiri Lankage

Prof. Jayasiri Lankage

ARTICLES

Why Cinnamon Is Insanely Good for You

Why Cinnamon Is Insanely Good for You

October 21, 2017

Health Why Cinnamon Is Insanely Good for You Amanda MacMillan Apr 24, 2017 TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health. Scientists have long suspected that cinnamon can help prevent blood-sugar spikes and...
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Ceylon Spices and the need for a National Policy

Ceylon Spices and the need for a National Policy

October 10, 2017

Spices of Sri Lanka Better known as ” Ceylon spices” include spices, indigenous herbs and also others imported from similar climates, and have since cultivated locally. Even though importe...
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How to identify Ceylon Cinnamon and Cassia

How to identify Ceylon Cinnamon and Cassia

April 18, 2017

  How to identify Ceylon Cinnamon and why Cinnamon should be consumed instead of Cassia Distinctive Features of Ceylon Cinnamon The value of Ceylon Cinnamon cultivated in Sri Lanka is due to the ...
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Cinnamon ,  tree that gave the name to the country and  changed the course of  history.

Cinnamon , tree that gave the name to the country and changed the course of history.

October 16, 2016

Cinnamon ,  tree that gave the name to the country and  changed the course of  history. by Jayasiri Lankage Introduction Sri Lanka is an island in the Indian Ocean located in southern Asia, southeast ...
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Cinnamon Trading Academy (CTA) to Spearhead Ceylon Cinnamon to Meet International Hygienic and Quality Standards

Cinnamon Trading Academy (CTA) to Spearhead Ceylon Cinnamon to Meet International Hygienic and Quality Standards

October 16, 2016

Cinnamon Trading Academy (CTA) to Spearhead Ceylon Cinnamon to Meet International Hygienic and Quality Standards Sri Lanka has been the world’s leading supplier of true cinnamon (Ceylon Cinnamon) for ...
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Cinnamon Training Academy: Pathway to a Future Career

Cinnamon Training Academy: Pathway to a Future Career

October 16, 2016

Cinnamon Training Academy: Pathway to a Future Career Sri Lanka’s cinnamon is an important export commodity which plays a vital role in the rural economy, providing revenue and employment to approxima...
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Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

GMP is “a system for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards”. Good quality must be built in during the manufacturing process.GMP covers all aspects of production; from the starting materials, premises and equipment to the training and personal hygiene of staff. Detailed, written procedures are essential for each process that could affect the quality of the finished product. There must be systems to provide documented proof that correct procedures are consistently followed at each step in the manufacturing process – every time a product is made.

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Address:    Cinnamon Training Academy,
Railway Goodshed Road,
Nape,Kosgoda
 Telephone :   091 313 0522 / 0913080 795
 Land Line :    011 763 5025
     
Colombo office     
 Address:    No 148/1/A,
Purwarama Mawatha,
Kirulapana,
Colombo 05
 e-mail:    ctasrilanka@gmail.com
  Telephone :    0117635025
Opening Hours   Monday Friday : From 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m 
Saturday : From 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m | For Registration,
please bring along originals with photo copies 
of Birth Certificate /NIC, Educational Certificates  and
a Registration Fee of Rs. 200.

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