Our Story

From lush green pastures of the central highlands, is where we began our long and dedicated journey to nourish the lives of the people in our great nation. Our journey is rooted to humble beginnings, trailing back to the cool climates of the Bogahawatte, Patana, also known as the beautiful Kotmale Valley, but our hearts were always driven by commitment, care and dedication in nourishing the lives of all.

With Cargills acquiring Kotmale Holding, which was established in 1967 as Lambretta (Ceylon) Ltd, we have undergone a huge transformation, moving from an ordinary dairy company, to Sri Lanka’s largest privately owned fresh milk brand.

We are providers of highest quality products at affordable prices and one of Sri Lanka’s leading brands in the dairy sector. Kotmale brings you a wide variety of dairy products, with the delicious range of dairy ice cream, pasteurized milk, yoghurt, fresh cream, ghee, curd and fruit drinks, which have all become island-wide favourites. Kotmale has now proudly revolutionized Sri Lanka’s dairy industry.

Our Mission

We are focused on being the largest contributor to the national dairy industry.

Our Vision

To be the most trusted dairy brand in Sri Lanka which offers the highest value for money.

Enriching Livelihoods & Nourishing the Nation

We believe in doing more than just providing quality products at Kotmale. We play a vital role in enriching communities; because to produce goodness you have to spread the goodness. That is why we have built a close relationship with our dairy farmers, by building milk collection centres, providing employment opportunities to enrich their livelihoods and that of their families. Together we strive to build a more sustainable and self-sufficient nation, while providing our consumers with the most nutritious locally-sourced fresh milk, at the best prices.


Contact Information

Saranga Wijesundara

Chief Operating Officer

Nimal Gunarathna

General Manager

Thamal De Silva

Marketing Manager – Dairy

Dairy Innovations At Its Best

Revolutionizing the dairy industry with our technological advancements and innovation, we have single-handedly transformed the “Drinking Yoghurt” which is full of nutrition, goodness and flavor, all packed in a bottle, for both the young and the old.

We have focused our innovations to meet our consumer’s need and convenience such as the introduction of the “Kotmale Lite: Low Fat Drinking Yoghurt” with only 1% fat and no added sweeteners, available in both Vanilla and Strawberry flavors for those concerned about sugar levels.

We also wanted to bring out the lighter and more fun side of life with innovations such as the “Set Yoghurt” and an ideal breakfast range called “Stirred Yoghurt” for children and young adults alike for on-the-move consumption.

We like to take things a step further as always, so we introduced the family-sized yoghurt packs, that come in 450g cartons of Set and Vanilla yoghurt.

Some of the newest additions to our range includes Kotmale cheddar cheese and the rich, creamy and wholesome pasteurized Kotmale salted and unsalted butter.

All this and so much more is what makes us the No.1 Dairy brand in Sri Lanka