Dipped Products Firstlight Initiative Creates Prosperity For Kegalle Rubber Farmers

Firstlight now supports over 5,000 farmers’ livelihoods Enabled savings of annual foreign outflow of $15m Kegalle farmer network grown to 2ndhighest region for latex collection Dipped Products PLC (DPL), international gloves exporter and part of the Hayleys Group, has expanded its smallholder network to Kegalle with over 1100 new farmers now connected to its DPL…

DPL Distributes 30,000 Rubber Saplings to Boost Farmers’ Yield

Image: DPL smallholder farmers from Monaragala International rubber gloves exporter Dipped Products PLC has distributed 30,000 rubber saplings in its sustained drive to support the future yield and income of its Monaragala farmer network. The company’s distribution initiative began in March 2021, when DPL established its first rubber plant nursery and will culminate with one…

Dipped Products, Haycarb Well-positioned to Benefit from Possible COVID-19 Third Wave

Hayleys Group’s Dipped Products PLC (DPL) and Haycarb PLC are well-positioned to benefit most from a potential COVID-19 third wave globally, which could ramp up the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE), according to a research report by an equity brokerage. Despite the global vaccine drive, there has been a spike in COVID–19 cases globally,…

DPL Lends a Hand to Children in Monaragala Rubber Farming Communities

As part of its ongoing efforts to empower and uplift the livelihood of its farmer co-operative societies, Dipped Products PLC (DPL) distributed school bags to the children of 1,500 smallholder rubber farmers for the 10th consecutive year, under its flagship Firstlight CSR project. This year’s distribution recorded the largest donation of school bags, which was…

DPL Enhances Its Rubber Supply Chain

Continuing to strengthen the farmer co-operative societies in its loyalty network, Dipped Products PLC (DPL) distributed rubber plants to smallholder farmers in the Monaragala District under its flagship sustainability initiative: DPL Firstlight. The plants for the inaugural distribution were sourced from a new nursery established by DPL. Setting in motion plans to continue the initiative…

DPL Distributes Fertiliser to 1,500 Smallholder Rubber Farmers

Dipped Products PLC (DPL) invested Rs 2.1 million towards the distribution of fertiliser for 1,500 smallholder rubber producers in the Moneragala District. A total of 90,000 kgs of fertiliser was distributed among four DPL Loyalty Farmer societies across the Moneragala District at the event organised for the ninth consecutive year. Read the full article here.