D’las International (Pvt) Ltd, the leading manufacturer of fine fragrances and natural body care products in Sri Lanka, made history by obtaining internationally recognized COSMOS organic certification for its high end products range and became the first company in the Island to own such certification awarded by Control Union, a globally recognized certification body based in Netherlands.
COSMOS (Cosmetic Organic Standard) is a worldwide private standard that adheres to principles such as promoting the use of ingredients from organic farming, using environmentally sound and healthy production and manufacturing processes and expanding the concept of ‘green chemicals’. With its foundation in agriculture and presence in over 70 countries, Control Union Certifications has focused its efforts in developing services around the sustainability of the industry’s supply chains which feed into the food, feed, forestry, biomass, bio energy, social compliance and textiles markets. For D’las International the certification process was conducted and awarded by Control Union – South Korea and presented by its Sri Lankan branch. D’las International (Pvt) Ltd is a proud member of the HDDES Group of companies, which engages in the supply of natural, organic raw materials and ingredients for the past four decades. To give a modern dimension on general working standards, HDDES Group of Companies creates an atmosphere whereby the manufacturing of products is carried out using the best of business practices, which is one of the few praiseworthy efforts of the organization. HDDES Group of companies has professionally pioneered the conversion of organic raw materials into various different products that are marketed under different member companies of the group.
D’las offers a range of cosmetics including fine fragrances, aromatic soaps, aromatic shampoos, body lotions, conditioners, shower gels, aromatic oils, aromatic diffusers and AURA incense sticks. All, D’las products are manufactured using eco-friendly and green concepts that are 100% natural, under best ethical practices with cruelty free processes. More than 80% of the raw materials used in the manufacturing process are derived from organic or natural sources. D’las range is mainly exported to USA, Europe and Japan markets while it is also available locally for an affordable price.
All required quality certifications for above markets such as USDA-NOP, EEC and JAS have been obtained for D’las range.
Seylan Bank offers amazing discounts for Avurudu
With Avurudu just around the corner, Seylan Bank PLC is offering amazing discounts to customers purchasing daily essentials, electronics, clothing, gifts, and more. The bank with a heart will celebrate the New Year with “Ratatama Super, Avurudu Offers with Seylan Cards” and “Seylan Tikiri – Season of Gifts and Laughter”.
The bank with a heart, commenced these exciting offers and promotions to provide the best Avurudu experience to its customers young and old, and to reward them for their continued loyalty to the bank, in the spirit of festivity.
“At Seylan Bank, we want to make your Avurudu an unforgettable experience,” said Gamika De Silva, Assistant General Manager, Marketing and Sales at Seylan Bank. “These two promotions underscore our customer-centric approach which focuses on providing products and services that enhance the overall customer experience and convenience, adding value to your experience with the Bank with a Heart.”
The Bank has partnered with leading supermarket chains on selected promotions; with Keells offering 30% off on fresh meat during the weekends, Cargills providing 20% off on total bills during selected weekends, Glomark offering 20% off on the total bill on every Sunday for a limited time, Laugfs Super providing 20% off on a range of goods on every Monday for a limited time, and Premasiri Supermarket offering 20% off on vegetables & 10% off on fruits on every Wednesday & Thursday during the promotion period.
OPPO launches Avurudu song to spread seasonal cheer
OPPO recently launched an Avurudu jingle ahead of the Sinhalese & Tamil New year. Sung by OPPO brand ambassador & The Voice coach Umaria Sinhawamsa, the song also features popular personalities including actor& singer Gayan Gunawardena and choreographer Ramod Malaka& his dance troupe, Cool Steps.
The visual for the song has been shot in a scenic village atmosphere & features a host of New Year traditions of great cultural significance. The video also features the newly launched fan-favorite OPPO F19 Pro which is on offer during the season. On the first day of sales alone, the F19 Pro recorded a 200% increase in sales compared to its predecessor F17 Pro.
CEO of OPPO Sri Lanka Bob Li said: “This project helped us to immerse into Sri Lankan culture better. In keeping with the spirit of the season, evolving & upgrading, OPPO has launched two concurrent promotions: ERABADU WASI from 2-13 April & OPPO SERVICE WASI from 5 – 18 April.”
SLIM elects new president and EXCO at 51st AGM
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) held its 51st AGM, which saw the induction of its new President Thilanka Abeywardena, who will spearhead the Institute as its 43rd president. This appointment is a milestone in the history of the Institute as Ms. Abeywardena became the first ever female to hold the position of President.
The AGM was held on 7th April, 2021 at Marino Beach Hotel, Colombo. Both a new Council of Management as well as an Executive Committee were appointed during the meeting.
Thilanka currently holds the position of the CMO Lead, South East Asia Emerging Markets at Microsoft Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. and leads marketing and communications across nine Asian countries; Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The newly appointed Executive Committee comprises ten experienced marketing professionals:
SLIM is the apex body for Marketing in Sri Lanka and has been promoting marketing excellence and elevating the status of marketing since 1970.
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