About Us

Manufacturer ~ Importer ~ Distributor


About HVA Ceylon

We founded HVA Ceylon with the aim of improving the availability of premium quality Sri Lankan natural food products in the United States. We have built our company on a deep commitment to sourcing the finest quality products from the most ethical sources, delivering reliable customer service and creating innovations that add real value for our customers.

We offer the finest Organic wholesale products at competitive prices. Bulk quantities of Organic Coconut Products, Ceylon Teas, Spices and Superfoods. 

Because we import directly from the source and are equipped with our own warehousing and distribution capabilities, we are able to pass on more value to our customers. Our warehouse in CA stocks a wide range of products for the North American market with no minimums and door delivery.

Production & Facilities

Our  production facilities in Sri Lanka and over 800 acres of Organic Coconut Producing farms in Sri Lanka, producing some of the finest organic coconut products on the market today. Our UHT production facility in Sri Lanka is BRC A grade certified and has the capacity to produce 900 metric tons per month. 

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Quality Control  & Accreditations

Our products are of premium quality and processed using the highest quality standards (ISO22000), BRC, HACCP, USDA Organic, EU Organic, SEDEX, Kosher and Fair Trade.

Using the latest manufacturing technology, our plant’s strict production methodology ensures that a consistent standard and product output is maintained across all stages of the manufacturing process.




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Management Team

Johann H Fernando

Chief Executive Officer

Johann is the Founder/ CEO of HVA Ceylon LLC. He has over 20 years of experience in the food industry, with a broad skill set ranging from procurement, product development, R&D to international brand marketing. His work has spanned several dozen countries, and every continent.
Johann was born and raised in Sri Lanka, a country famous for its premium tea, cinnamon and coconut. Prior to founding his own Company, Johann worked for his family owned tea company HVA Lanka Exports based in Sri Lanka. Johann is a second generation tea taster and blender. He learnt his skills from his father who has been in the tea industry for over 40 years.
Johann has extensive knowledge and experience in product development and manufacturing.

Richard Lindkamp

Vice President

Richard A. Lindkamp serves as HVA Ceylon LLC’s Vice President. With years of know-how in the small business sector, he garnered considerable experience in sales, customer service, operations, quality control, and logistics. His passion lies in providing consumers with quality food choices and delivering premium products with superior service.
With his enterprising perspective, Richard approaches each day in pursuit of delivering the best to his customers. His strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit are a driving force behind the company’s progress.
Richard believes the specialty food industry will only continue to grow from its current place. One day, he hopes to see HVA Ceylon LLC become a major industry player in the organic, healthy food space. In his free time, Richard likes to spend time with his wife and daughter. He enjoys anything and everything outdoorsy — from camping and backpacking to dual sport riding.