Hayleys is one of Sri Lanka’s pre-eminent multinational conglomerates, continuing to grow through focused strategy and investments. With a portfolio spanning through the fiber, hand protection, activated carbon, textiles, construction materials, agriculture, plantations and tea exports, transportation logistics, leisure and aviation, consumer products, power and energy and BPO and Shared Services industries, Hayleys converts indigenous resources and innovative ideas into world class products and services.

The global production of red seaweed especially that of the Kappaphycus variety has been steadily growing in the last ten years with a market of about 8 million metric tonnes. The prime demand for these products lies in the Philippines, China, Australia, Europe and USA. Sri Lanka, through Hayleys Aquagri is currently producing 20 tonnes per month with the production poised to grow up to 100 tonnes per month by December 2014 and to expand rapidly thereafter.