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About Us.


Step into the world of TESS (Pvt) Ltd, where tradition, innovation, and a commitment to quality converge to create extraordinary experiences. What began as a humble family business over four decades ago has blossomed into a beacon of excellence in the Sri Lankan food and engineering industries.

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imageAt TESS (Pvt) Ltd, we are driven by a singular mission: to be a catalyst for positive change in Sri Lanka.

We achieve this by providing consumers with premium quality food products and staples at affordable prices, investing in infrastructure projects that enhance food security, create jobs, and uplift communities, representing world-class brands in safety and protective wear to ensure the safety and well-being of our customers, and continuously innovating and adapting to meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders, all while upholding the highest standards of quality, integrity, and sustainability.

image Mr. Oliver Fernando, armed with little more than a dream and a determination to succeed, embarked on a journey that would redefine the fisheries industry. Starting with a modest ice plant, Mr. Fernando's entrepreneurial spirit and unwavering commitment to quality soon propelled TESS into new heights of success.

With his keen eye for quality and a knack for innovation, Mr. Fernando established the first registered fish processing plant in the country, laying the foundation for what would become a household name throughout the world.

imageSolutions and services that optimize the production and enables a sustainable, cost-efficient industry. We are in the significant opportunities.

Accelerate growth of fisheries industry output through use of high technology, increase productivity as well as targeting the import.

Towards sustainable growth of the output of fisheries industry through increase in productivity.


A Legacy of Quality and Innovation

Founded by the visionary Mr. Oliver Fernando, TESS (Pvt) Ltd is more than just a company; it's a testament to the enduring values of hard work, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of perfection. From its inception, Mr. Fernando instilled in TESS a passion for quality that has transcended generations. As a family business now in its 3rd generation, we continue to uphold his legacy, ensuring that every product and project bearing the TESS name reflects the highest standards of excellence.


Striving for Excellence

At TESS, our dedication to quality knows no bounds. Whether it's sourcing the finest ingredients for our canned food items, investing in state-of-the-art machinery for our rice mills, or representing world-class engineering brands in our division, we spare no effort in ensuring that every aspect of our business reflects the same unwavering commitment to excellence that has defined us from the beginning.