About Edna

About Edna group

Edna Group had its beginning way back in 1952 when it commenced business as manufacturer of chocolates and confectionery. Today, Edna Group is one of the largest diversed conglomerates in the Sri Lanka committed to give customers an enriching experience through a winning combination of innovative offerings, high quality service and excellent value for money.  EDNA is adjudged the largest exporter in the Food and Beverage Category

EDNA is one of the leading manufactures of Chocolates & Confectionery in Sri Lanka. It boasts of its own modern production plants, a work force of over 4000 personnel and production capacities of over 1000 metric tons/month of chocolate in slabs, coated chocolates; which include cocoa butter, compound and white chocolates, wafers, hard boiled deposited candies, along with Dark and Cooking chocolates.

We have a well-established island-wide distribution network. With our extensive fleet of vehicles, we are able to reach close to 95% of FMCG outlets covering the wholesale trade, grocery stores, pharmacies, hotels and supermarkets in almost every town in Sri Lanka.

The Quality policy of the company is to provide high quality products at affordable prices and the company expands and develops its products, processes and services which can compete with international brands and work towards continuously improving the effectiveness of the quality management systems. It strives to be the preferred supplier for its products in its chosen fields.

With strategic backward integration Edna manages its own supply chain by way of printing services; blister and vacuum form production, glucose manufacture and Cocoa mass, butter and powder production while its total requirement of wafers too are produced in-house. It also has its own processing plant that produces Cocoa derivatives, which are exported to global destinations. This has proven to be advantageous to the Group by way of business efficiency, whereby the Group offers its customers high quality products at affordable prices.

The extensive product portfolio of Edna Chocolates and Confectionary are currently exported to the Asian Region, Middle East and Europe.

With the developing of packaging sector the EDNA Group tactically bought over the major stake in Ceylon Paper Sacks Ltd, a public quoted company. Backed by a strong distribution network the Group’s  next move was to fortify its FMCG portfolio by marketing infant foods and pharmaceutical products for world renowned companies such as Wyeth (USA) and Torrent (India). The Edna Group also acquired one of the only surviving foundries in Sri Lanka along with several key franchises such as Avery Scales, Atlantic Air Conditioners, Pedrolo and Greaves engine motors, pumps and tractors. Another BOI project with Eagle Engineering U.K. for the manufacture and re-export of Fire Fighting Equipment to Europe and other global destinations is an addition to the group. In order to enhance exports to European markets a wooden toy factory supplying educational, as well as fun toys was formed within the Group.

Edna Engineering is also equipped with a most up to date foundry for Ferrous and non Ferrous castings such as Manhole covers, water pump components, weight machine and weighbridge components, etc.

From humble beginnings of over half a century ago, Edna Group enjoys No. 1 position in Chocolates, Paper & Adhesives, Paper Sacks, Foundry Castings, Weighing Scales and Weighing Solutions, Domestics appliances, Water pumps, Agro  Implements, Confectionary and host of other products.