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 used in fumigating the…
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…
OUTSTANDING WORLD WOMEN LEADERSHIP AWARDED TO JANAKI KURUPPU
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 March 2014 per Kilo will be. Rs 503.98 (Un-weighed), Rs.504.07 (Weighed) more...
Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Plantation Industries led an official delegation to Dubai, UAE on the 15h June 2013 on their way to Latin Ameri
High Tea Event & Business Forum Organized by Sri Lanka Tea Board with Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Melbourne 20th September 2013. Cl
Sri Lanka Tea Board briefs International Cricket Commentators on ‘‘Ceylon Tea’’ The 9th November, 2013 was a memorable day for the Internati