Hand picked

Hand picked

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.

Artisanal

Artisanal

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.

Ethical

Ethical

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.

Passion

Passion

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…

Provenance

Provenance

Ceylon Tea estates are in pristine environments and are of a small size of 200-400ha generally with professional managers and a dedicated workforce living on the estate.

Ecological

Ecological

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…

Ozone Friendly Ceylon Tea Logo

Ozone Friendly Ceylon Tea Logo

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…

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Sri Lanka Tea Board

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...

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AVERAGE PRICE FOR BULK TEA

Average price to be Utilized  for CESS computation on bulk tea for the month of August 2014 per Kilo will be. Rs 471.91 (Un-weighed), Rs.471.46 (Weighed) more...

News Letter 2014 - Promotion Division

Applications for the Trade Fairs Participation - 2014


 

 


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