The intensity of the sun and the cool misty nights combine with the monsoonal rains and the rich earth that nurtures the tea bushes to yield the ideal two leaves and a bud. Each of our estates produces tea brands that offer an exclusive yet distinct flavour…
We produce high-quality Ceylon Tea in seventeen tea gardens located in Sri Lanka’s (Formerly Ceylon) best tea growing areas. The Dimbulla Valley in the middle of Sri Lanka is home to twelve of these estates producing High Grown specialty Dimbula Teas while the remaining five estates are located on the lush planes of the South producing Low Grown leafy grades (Ruhuna Teas) that make a strong brew. In order to produce a quality tea, all the estates envisage a “quality policy” based on consistency and attention to detail as well as ethical agricultural practices.
Our estates have the following Certifications and Accreditations:
Our cumulative capital expenditure every year reflects our commitment to key areas of development; field development, quality assurance systems, factory modernization, energy cost saving and social welfare development.
We are proud of the harmonious industrial environment on our tea gardens where human resources and industrial relations exist side by side with the company continuing to invest in skills development, health, sanitation and housing each year.
Our five estates situated in the Southern districts of Galle and Deniyaya produce the leafy grades which make a strong brew.
The exclusive character of the soil, which was originally covered by tropical rain forests, of these estates, gives strength and character to the cup. The selection they offer includes a range of well-twisted leafy varieties such as Orange Pekoes and Broken Orange Pekoes 1s which are the ideal teas to be brewed where the water is hard and containing many minerals. There are also the short Pekoes, which are perfect as a sweet drink for relaxation when you are tense and tired. The range of small leaf varieties such as Broken Orange Pekoes and Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings, have strong liquors that give out its colours in any form of water.
If you are a connoisseur who appreciates appearance then the special low-grown varieties which range from Flowery Broken Pekoes to Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe are for you. The small leaf varieties, on the other hand, are ideal for those of you who like a strong, sweet brew with or without milk. Thus the leaves , plucked by our tea pluckers, on our tea gardens situated at almost sea level, well trained to use their dainty fingers to pick only the bud and the two tender leaves, produce our low-grown teas the most wanted in the world.
Premium Quality Low Grown Teas fit for any connoisseur.
From rather humble beginnings, the Moragalla Estate has grown exponentially during recent years, winning the hearts of connoisseurs who appreciate premium quality teas from the southern coastal region of the country. The tea fields enjoying the shelter of banana, jak, breadfruit and other tropical trees and are cooled by the salty breeze from the Indian Ocean.
|Extent||:||: 400 hectares|
|VP (Vegetative Propagated Tea)||:||100%|
|OST (Old Seedling Tea)||:||0%|
The right leaves from the right locations enable Kiruwanaganga Estate to offer a fantastic lineup of teas featuring both strength and finesse…
More than sixty years after planting its tea fields, the Kiruwanaganga Estate continues to produce teas that reflect on the quality that has made the Ruhuna Valley the most famous Low Grown tea region in the world. To highlight the flavors of the Ruhuna Valley and its rich, strong teas the estate also allocates a small portion of its portfolio to teas grown by small-holders in the region.
|Extent||:||: 484 hectares|
|VP (Vegetative Propagated Tea)||:||76%|
|OST (Old Seedling Tea)||:||24%|
Deniyaya Estate produces world-class Low Grown teas, best tasted with milk…
The teas from Deniyaya Estate are crafted emulates the story of the majestic Sinharaja Forest - bold yet complex, rugged yet refined. Bordered by the Sinharaja forest, influenced by the caring forces of Mother Nature, inspired by the cool coastal climate, Deniyaya Estate produces some of the world’s best Low Grown teas.
|Extent||:||: 333 hectares|
|VP (Vegetative Propagated Tea)||:||83%|
|OST (Old Seedling Tea)||:||17%|
Handford Estate is renowned for its excellent, strong bodied, aromatic teas…
Hanford Estate offers some of the Ruhuna Valley's highest quality teas. Located on the fertile slopes of the Deniyaya Mountains, the rich soil, the ideal altitude and perfect climate have made Hanford Estate famous for its excellent, strong bodied, aromatic teas.
|Extent||:||: 264 hectares|
|VP (Vegetative Propagated Tea)||:||93%|
|OST (Old Seedling Tea)||:||7%|