Rothschild Tea Estate at Pussellawa recently received the award for the best large scale entrepreneur in the Central Province at a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Industries and the Department of Industrial Development and Enterprise Promotion,to recognize and reward best performing entrepreneurs in the province in overall business excellence.
Rothschild is the first tea estate in the world to receive the Global Gap certificate, some time back, said Subhash Abeywickrama, Group Manager of Rothschild Estate. This estate owned by Pussellawa Plantations is managed by Free Lanka Capital Holdings Group.
The panel of adjudicators, who has studied individual performances, ethical standards, innovations etc of business establishments in the province over a period for last three years and considered not only all the aspects of field/factory/, management’s innovative standards but also the ethical standards of the employees of the workplace , in selecting the best large scale entrepreneur in the central province, he said.
SK Snackings came second ,and Kadurata Umbrella third and amongst the other recipients of awards were the Tea Factory Hotel,Kandapola, Kandalama Hotel, Hilltop, Amaya Hills, Telephix and Samaposha CBL.