During our 60 year history in Sri Lanka, The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC., has achieved many firsts which have earned considerable acclaim from consumers and the industry.
1938 – Enters the market with the first locally manufactured branded soap – Quickleen.
1940 – The birth of the classic heritage brand Rani – The original Sandalwood soap and market leader to date.
1945 – Creation of herbal soap positioning. Enter Khomba (Margosa) soap the undisputed leader in herbal soap.
1992 – First herbal baby soap – safe and natural with Margosa and
2000 –The world’s first herbal carbolic soap.
2000 – Enter Apsara venivel (Calumbawood) soap – reinvented first ayurvedic soap positioning.