Lalith Manjula Silva is a social entrepreneur from Panadura. Initially he started his products as a solution for food wastage. As his daily work routine, when he traveled around his area, he had noticed that there were many Jackfruits wasted under the trees without anyone taking any usage of it. As a solution to this he innovated value added Jackfruit products. Some of his products are very unique, such as Jack fruit drinks & Jack fruit chips.
He started his social enterprise 3 years ago and presently he produces around 2000 units per month. He has employed 4 people and sells his products in 3 Main cities in Sri Lanka under his company “Akalanka Products”. Main objective of his business is to provide healthy food for his customers and reduce food wastage. He seeks an investment to improve his production capacity to cater wider market including export market.