Ceylon teas are hand picked to ensure a better selection of green leaf for the manufacture of tea – an expensive and labour intensive process, which greatly influences the final product quality.
Sri Lanka is a bastion of the original Orthodox tea manufacturing process that results in small batch, labour intensive production of a wide variety of leaf style or grades and ensures the best flavour.
The Ceylon Tea Industry is well regulated with a unionized workforce that is governed by a collective labour agreement. Child labour is banned. Workers are provided a comprehensive selection of facilities from housing to healthcare.
Growing and producing Ceylon tea is a tradition and a passion for almost 150 years. Each day about 1.5 million people all over Sri Lanka, from tea pluckers to tea producers, from tea tasters to tea packers, commit themselves to produce some of the…
Sri Lanka has implemented various measures to comply with environment related international conventions and agreements, including the Montreal Protocol. The usage of methyl bromide as a soil fumigant in the tea sector was halted to comply with Montreal Protocol. By phasing out Methyl Bromide…
Colombo 4th, May 2011–Sri Lanka Tea Board, the apex body looking after the interests of Sri Lanka’s 1.5 billion dollar tea trade, ceremonially launched the new logo of Sri Lanka’s Ozone friendly Ceylon Tea together with…
Tea is serious business in Sri Lanka. Formerly a British colony known as Ceylon, this small Indian Ocean island is famed for producing the finest black tea in the world, grown and produced according to uncompromising, traditional methods and standards. Since the 1880...Read more
AVERAGE PRICE FOR BULK TEA
Average price to be Utilized for CESS computation on bulk tea for the month of June 2013 per Kilo will be. Rs 434.86 (Un-weighed), Rs.434.60 (Weighed) more...
NATIONAL PLANTATION AWARDS - 2013
Applications are called for the National Plantation Awards - 2013 from the interested industry stake holders commencing from 05th February 2013.
“Ceylon Tea” brings Sri Lanka to the forefront in ShanghaiWorld’s finest Black Tea from Sri Lanka brought honour and fame to Sri Lanka with th
(Plantation Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe shaking hands with Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage. during exchange of sponsor
H E the President Graces Celebration in Tokyo of 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations with Japan H. E. Mahinda Rajapaksha, the President of Sri Lanka gra