WHO WE ARE
Prime activity of the group is to promote the growing of organic fruits to be processed as value added products for export. The fruits currently been used are Soursop (Graviola), Jackfruit, Mango (TJC), King coconut, Passion Fruit and Wood apple. Products developed are Bottled juice, Carbonated drinks, Dehydrated fruit, Wine, Organic ice cream and Herbal Tea.
RANJAN T. HANCHAPOLA
CHAIRMAN | CAP GROUP
FOUNDER | MANAGING DIRECTOR – CAP ORGANIC (PVT) LIMITED
FOUNDER | MANAGING DIRECTOR – CAP GREEN FOREST (PVT) LIMITED
FOUNDER | SOLE PROPRIETOR – CAP ENGINEERING
CO FOUNDER | PARTNER – THE AGRO FOREST
Ranjan T. Hanchapola, hails from a farming family in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. A Quantity Surveyor by profession, he worked in the commercial sector, before becoming the Project Coordinator of the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS) team.
Engaged as a consultant, for a plantation project, with a group of Norwegians, inspired him to start his own plantations and develop value added fruit based medicinal and health products for export, thus leading to his long-term dream and passion of becoming an Agro Entrepreneur, helping uplift the lifestyles of the farming community in Sri Lanka.
His Innovative, dynamic and charismatic character, has helped him within a short span of time develop healthy relationships with all stake holders and move towards establishing a global brand with an exclusive range of products.
RANJAN T. HANCHAPOLA CHAIRMAN | CAP GROUP
To grow the Agro business in Sri Lanka, by guiding and training farmers to use the latest technology and develop organic farming of the highest quality, Develop infrastructure, Improve lifestyles and social standing of farmers by providing a real value for their produce. The quality produce from the farms to be developed into value added products that generate increased forex and local revenues.
Augmenting value addition to crops to develop a sustainable organic agro based industry.
At present with limited certifications, marketing efforts, access to resources and processing capacities, given the quality of the product, from June 2019 to date the company has exported goods to 11 countries valued at Rs. 14.0 Million.
100 No of families are directly engaged in a business, supportive to national efforts.
220 acres are under soursop cultivation with plans in place to grow up to 600 acres in 2 years