In the year 1989, there was a small paddy and chilli processing unit belonged to the Kothalawala situated at Tudugala junction Dodangoda. The business was carried out at a very small scale merely as a social service.
Mr. Aruna kothalawa, being a young under graduate in the faculty of science at the University of Colombo at that time, understood that the business was running at "snail's pace" and decided to convert it to a commercially viable venture.
Thereafter, the business was expand step by step introducing a Variety of products and modern technology.The new ground spices formulations were introduced to the market and the distribution network was widened. As a result, the demand of Wijaya products increased rapidly.
As a young entrepreneur, he realized the future market trends for the wijaya products and decided to construct a factory complex incorporating the state of the art technology for the mass scale of production of high quality spice mixture, pasta,pappadam etc.The new factory complex was commissioned in the year 2000 and the distribution network further widened throughout the island.Today we are one of the largest exporters of spices, food & beverage products from Sri Lanka to the world.
At the moment more than 400 employees are working in the various departments of the organization. The secret behind the successful story of the company is the dedication and commitment of the management and the employees at all levels to manufacture highest quality products and market them at reasonable pricing.
Wijaya products(Pvt) Ltd. Was established at Dodangoda, in the Kaluthara District in the year 1989 with one employee and today it is an internationally renowned organization having more than 400 employees. I am proud to mention here that today; our products are more popular in local as well as overseas markets. I should mention here my gratitude for the secret behind the success of the company. It is the dedication of the Broad of Directors,Management, and the employees at all levels to produce and market highest quality products as well as the recognition of our products and services by our valued customers.
I am always committed to up lift the welfare of my employees and to supply best quality products to our valued local and international customers, at reasonable pricing.
Take this opportunity to pay sincere gratitude to my beloved parents and my one and only brother, for their advice and guidance towards the success of this business venture which commenced in a very small scale. Finally it gives me great pleasure "wijaya products: as a leading brand name in the global market.