Lecturer makes soup from sea cucumbers
Sea cucumber, commonly found in the coastal areas off Kalpitiya, Mannar, Mullaitivu and Jaffna has a big demand in countries like China, Singapore and Hong Kong.
A senior lecturer of the Sri Jayawardenapura
University Chamari Dissanayake has obtained patent rights to produce a soup using these sea cucumbers.
There is also a big demand for Sea cucumber among the Chinese living in Sri Lanka
Pix by Padma Kumari Kankanamge