Sri Lankan organic ingredient supplier talks meeting market demands for traceability

 06 Mar 2023

Nuwan Delage, founder of Sri Lankan ingredients producer Verger, presented at BioFach sustainably sourced and traced organic herbs and spices from his home country. In tune with one of the big trends of BioFach, Delage talks up the importance and increasing market demand for traceability, as well as growing consumer and producer demand for organic and sustainability certifications. Watch the full interview to find out more.

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29 Mar 2023 | Tradin Organic

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