The newly modernized Ambeywela Highland Milk Powder Factory was declared open by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe recently.
The Highland Milk Powder Factory in Ambeywela has been modernized installing modern machinery at a cost of. US$ 30.6 million. It has the capacity of producing milk powder from 160,000 liters of milk an hour. The management of the factory revealed that the new factory could supply 25 percent of the milk powder requirement of the country.
Prime Minister Wickremesinghe inspected the fully-pledged factory with modern machinery and later handed over certificates to milk farmers in the Nuwara Eliya District.