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Kelani Valley Plantations PLC (KVPL)

13,000 Hectares of Land

19 Tea Gardens & 06 Rubber Plantations

1 Instant Tea, 2 Green Tea & 13 Black tea Factories

07 Rubber Factories

15,900 Employees

Annual Production: 7.0 M Kgs of Tea & 3.5 M Kgs of Rubber

 

Nuwara Eliya Region

Origin: Known as the 'Champagne' Of Ceylon Teas, this originates from the Central Hills of Sri Lanka and belongs to the High Grown Plantations situated in the Nuwara Eliya Region.

Leaf: Semi-fermented Teas in Large Leaf, Medium Leaf and Small Leaf sizes

Cup Colour: Light and Bright

Infusion: Slightly Greenish

Temperature: Mean Temperature 15.8 C

Rainfall: Annual Rainfall >2,500 mm/year

Elevation: 1500 - 2000 Metres Above Sea Level

The Cup of Tea: Lightly brewed with a fragrant flavour, Teas from this Region make up for a smooth cup of Tea. The taste is sharp, delicate & flavoury leaving an after-taste that is extremely floral.

Tea Gardens Situated in this Region: Marks – Pedro, Inverness, Edinburgh, Uda Radella, Glassaugh, Oliphant

Dimbula (Western) Region

Origin: The Teas originate from the Western Hills situated in the Dimbula Valley.

Leaf: Fully fermented small and medium leaf teas.

Cup Colour: Reddish and Coloury

Infusion: Coppery Bright

Temperature: Mean Temperature 18.2 C

Rainfall: Annual Rainfall >3000 mm/year

The Cup of Tea: Thick, full-bodied, strong Tea with an aromatic flavour. Ideal to be consumed with milk or honey as a strong brew, which leaves behind a thick, well balanced after taste.

Elevation: 500 - 1500 Metres Above Sea Level

Tea Gardens Situated in this Region: Marks – Annfield, Battalgalla, Blinkbonnie, Fordyce, Ingestre, Robgill, Tillyrie

 

Sabaragamuwa Region

Origin: The Sabaragamuwa Tea growing district covers most of the Western and South-Western faces of the Central mountains of Sri Lanka.

Leaf: Long & Medium Leaf, Black in appearance.

Cup Colour: Dark Brown with a Reddish Tint

Infusion: Coppery & Dull

Temperature: Mean Temperature 26.6 C

Rainfall: Annual Rainfall 3000-3500 mm/year

The Cup of Tea: Thick, strong, well rounded and malty cup that explodes in your mouth. Ideal to be consumed with or without milk, to enjoy the unique & intriguing characteristics of this Tea.

Elevation: 100 - 1000 Metres above Sea Level

Tea Gardens Situated in this Region: Marks – Halgolle, Kelani, Ederapola

38 Tea Gardens, 33 Tea Factories, 15 Million Kilos of Pure Ceylon Tea

Mabroc Tea comes from 19,492 hectares of plantation land that includes 38 Tea Gardens, 1 Instant Tea Factory, 2 Green Tea Factories and 30 Black Tea Factories. Contributing 4.5% of Ceylon's annual tea production, Mabroc Teas functions as the Marketing Arm for all teas produced by the Hayleys Group Plantations.

Some of the Tea Gardens are situated 1,950 meters above sea level and benefit from both monsoon seasons of the Island. Furthermore blessed with a unique combination of nourishing soil, outstanding weather & perfect elevations have enabled the production of some of the finest Teas originating from Sri Lanka.

Talawakelle Tea Estates Limited (TTEL)

6,492 Hectares of Land

19 Tea Gardens

15 Black Tea Factories & 1 Green Tea Factory

11,000 Employees

Annual Production : 8.0 M Kgs of Tea

Ranked No. 1 for Premium Quality Teas at the Colombo Tea Auctions

 

Dimbula Region

Origin: The Teas originate from the Central Province of Sri Lanka and belong to the high grown plantations.

Leaf: Black / Brownish Leaf mainly producing Small and Medium Leaf Tea

Cup Colour: Reddish and Golden

Infusion: Bright Coppery

Temperature: Mean Temperature 23.5 C

Rainfall: Annual Rainfall 1,750 - 2,000 mm/year

The Cup of Tea: Ideal to be consumed with extra sugar or spices such as cinnamon, cardamom or cloves. Best consumed without milk as it is thick & flavoury with a unique aroma, hence perfect for tea bags.

Elevation:1100 - 1500 Meters Above Sea Level

Tea Gardens Situated in this Region: Marks – MATTAKELLE, HOLYROOD, GREAT WESTERN, SOMERSET, DESSFORD, LOGIE, RADELLA, BEARWELL, WATTEGODA, MAHA ELIYA, CLARENDON

 

Ruhuna Region

Origin: The Teas originate from the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.

Leaf: Neat Black Big Leaf and Small Leaf.

Cup Colour: Deep - Dark Red Colour

Infusion: Dark Coppery

Temperature: Mean Temperature 24.5 C

Rainfall: Annual Rainfall 4,000 - 4,500 mm/year

The Cup of Tea: Ideal to be consumed with extra sugar or spices such as Cinnamon, Cardamom or Cloves. Best Consumed without Milk.

Elevation: 0 -500 meters Above Sea Level

Tea Gardens Situated in this Region: Marks – MORAGALLA, KIRUWANAGANGA, DENIYAYA, HANDFORD