We produce high-quality Ceylon Tea in sixteen tea gardens located in Sri Lanka’s (Formerly Ceylon) best tea growing areas. The Dimbulla Valley in the Central Hills 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.
Low grown tea in Sri Lanka has its own features. The rich Low grown tea in Sri Lanka has its own features. The rich soil of this region contributes to the speedy growth of the tea bush and produces a long beautiful leaf that turns intensely black on withering. As the weather conditions are mainly warm and dry, the low grown teas in these areas are strong, dark and boast a unique strong flavour with delightful aromas.
Our four tea estates situated in the Southern Agro Climatic Districts of Galle, close to the coastal region and Deniyaya bordering the Singharaja forest reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site) produce Orthodox teas that consists of leafy, semi-leafy and small leaf grades.
The exclusive character of the soil, which was originally covered by tropical rain forests, of these tea estates, gives strength and character to the cup. The low grown tea selection they offer includes a range of well-twisted leafy varieties such as Orange Pekoes and Broken Orange Pekoes 1s (BOP1) which are the ideal teas to be brewed where the water is hard and containing many minerals. There are also the shotty Pekoes, which are perfect as a sweet drink for relaxation. The range of small leaf varieties such as Broken Orange Pekoes (BOP) and Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings (BOPF), have strong liquors that give out its colour in any form of water.
If you are an enthusiast who appreciates appearance, then the special low grown tea varieties which range from Flowery Broken Orange Pekoes (FBOP) to Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe Fannings Extra Specials (FBOPFEXSP) are for you. The small leaf varieties with a show of tips are ideal for those who like a strong, sweet brew with or without milk.