Uva Halpewatta secures all-time record price at recent tea auction
An invoice of OP1 Grade from Uva Halpewatta Estate, Bandarawela, had reportedly showcased their outstanding capabilities in manufacturing the highest quality of ‘Ceylon Tea’ by achieving an all-time Colombo Tea Auction record price of Rs. 2,200 per kg in the Uva Medium Category during a recent tea auction.
According to local media reports, the said stock of tea was purchased by M/s. Enrich Teas Ltd, who is a leading exporter of quality teas, and was sold through the catalogue of M/s. Lanka Commodity Brokers Ltd.
Uva Halpewatta tea factory has consistently produced some of the best Uva Medium region teas and is amongst the well-established brands on offer at the Colombo Tea Auctions, local media reports further stated.
The management, staff, and all members of this estate have ensured a high standard of the manufacturing process and regularly monitors quality at different stages of production.
Sri Lanka’s tea industry is focused on regaining its top slot in the international tea market by adding value to the country’s tea exports. Sri Lanka Tea Board is also engaged in promoting Ceylon Tea in foreign markets while also exploring new markets. The government of Sri Lanka has also introduced many incentives to businesses/investors interested in thw local tea industry. The many trade agreements as well as concessions enjoyed by the country have also helped boost Sri Lanka’s tea exports. Foreign businesses/investors could confidently explore the growing opportunities in Sri Lanka’s tea industry.
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