Coffee & Tea
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 1880s, Ceylon tea has been the country’s principal and most famous export; for generations, it formed the backbone of the Sri Lankan economy, and plays a major part, even today, in the country’s fortunes. The Tea Board is the apex regulatory and administrative body of the Sri Lankan tea industry. First set up in 1976, it comprises representatives from both private and government bodies involved in the industry, including cultivators and manufacturers, traders, exporters and plantation employees.
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 1880s, Ceylon tea has been the country’s principal and most famous export; for generations, it formed the backbone of the Sri Lankan economy, and plays a major part, even today, in the country’s fortunes. The Tea Board is the apex regulatory and administrative body of the Sri Lankan tea industry. First set up in 1976, it comprises representatives from both private and government bodies involved in the industry, including cultivators and manufacturers, traders, exporters and plantation employees.
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Sri Lanka Tea Board partners with Sri Lanka Cricket 11/2014 The Sri Lanka Tea Board will be the primary sponsor of the Sri Lanka cricket team in away matches, beginning with the tri-series in the West Indies on June 28, SLC has said. The deal is worth Sri Lankan rupees 530 million (approx. US$ 4.15 million) and will last three years. Telecommunications company Dialog Axiata is Sri Lanka's primary sponsor in home matches and are understood to have paid around Rs. 700 million (approx. US $5.47 million).

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