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Ceylon Biscuits will expand into a bakery line in a month, even as it makes inroads with Munchee into India, dusts off old plans to go public and seriously considers real estate. Ceylon Biscuits will expand into a bakery line in a month, even as it makes inroads with Munchee into India, dusts off old plans to go public and seriously considers real estate.


Better known at home for its Munchee biscuits and Ritzbury
chocolates, the 35 year old company will stretch its wings to cash in on a Rs. 4
bn market of cake eating locals.


Rolling out its range of ‘portion’ sponge small cakes,
sold in single packs off its lines in a month, the company has already upped
capacity and added a cake plant.


Our
factory in Ranala is primarily for cakes, though we are also expanding our range
for chocolates and wafers there and putting in two biscuit plants,