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  • Tea industry starts 2021 with high crop, prices

          Tea industry starts 2021 with high crop, prices   Production up 5% to 23 MnKg, low grown production at 3-year high Export volumes down 6% to 20.8 MnKg, but earnings up 6% to Rs. 19.2 b Exports of bulk tea, tea bags up, packeted tea down FOB value of Rs. 923.99 records highest-ever rupee FOB value Turkey emerges as largest importer for Jan. 2021 followed by Russia and Iraq The tea industry witnessed an increase in production and began the year with lower export volumes, but with higher returns, brokers said yesterday.The country’s tea production in January
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  • Tea Chief Molligoda appointed to BOC Board

          Tea Chief Molligoda appointed to BOC Board Finance Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed Jayampathi Molligoda to the Board of Bank of Ceylon (BOC). Molligoda is also the current Chairman of the Sri Lanka Tea Board.Prior to his current assignment, he served as Executive Deputy Chairman/CEO at Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC (BTE) till 10 December 2019, having joined BTE as Director - Finance in 1992. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Independent Audit Committee of Finlay Teas, Colombo, during the period 2004-2015, and Senior Finance Manager at Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. during the period 1991/92. Prior to
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  • Sri Lanka to sign MoU with China to market Pure Ceylon Tea both online and offline

          Sri Lanka to sign MoU with China to market Pure Ceylon Tea both online and offline The Cabinet approved the proposal submitted by the Minister of Plantation for entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Sri Lanka Tea Board and Fujian Star China International Trade Company Limited for marketing Pure Ceylon Tea both online and offline utilizing the probabilities in Chinese tea market. Fujian Star China International Trade Company Ltd is a subsidiary company of Bennie Tea Industry Company Limited, which is engaged in tea import, export and in e-commerce. Under the MoU, the Chinese company
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  • Ceylon Tea welcomed Tourist Flight from Ukraine to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport on 28th & 29th December 2020

          Ceylon Tea welcomed Tourist Flight from Ukraine to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport on 28th & 29th December 2020 The much awaited opportunity came to a reality after having long discussions, negotiations, debates, deliberations with different stakeholders with this first two tourist flight arrival after having shutdown nearly a years’ time due to Global Novel COVID Outbreak affected worldwide. The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport authorities have made huge efforts to welcome the arrival of two flights consist of tourist in compliance with the operational formalities at the airport by having special emphasis towards the health formalities against COVID
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  • ''CEYLON TEA OUR NATIONS PRIDE'' - A ROAD MAP FOR SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY, A WAY FORWARD

            ''CEYLON TEA OUR NATIONS PRIDE'' - A ROAD MAP FOR SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY, A WAY FORWARD - Watch full Video    
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  • Ceylon Black Tea Campaign kicked off through Social media Platforms

          Ceylon Black Tea Campaign kicked off through Social media Platforms The Ceylon black Tea promotion campaign kicked off this December 2020, with a total investment of Rs.35million aimed at boosting “Ceylon Tea – The World Favorite Tea” though social media platforms. Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) Director Promotion Pavithri Peiris told, the promotion campaign would be conducted through the social media platforms in countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Japan, China, Germany, USA, Chile, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Iran and the campaign is rolled out from December 2020 to March 2020 for three months period
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  • Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh hands over ‘Ceylon Tea’ face masks for the LuLu Hyper Market staff

        Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh hands over ‘Ceylon Tea’ face masks for the LuLu Hyper Market staff ​The Embassy of Sri Lanka Riyadh handed over a set of ‘Ceylon Tea’ branded face mask for the staff of the LuLu Hyper Markets in Riyadh. The LuLu Hyper Market is one of the leading world-class supermarket chains which promotes Ceylon tea in their 16 outlets in the Kingdom. While thanking the initiative made by the Embassy, Mr. Moiz Nuruddhin, the Regional Manager of the LuLu Hypermarkets in Riyadh Region said that this concept of Ceylon Tea dyed facemask is
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  • The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo

        The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo targeting 12 countries such as Russia Ukraine, Japan, China, middle eastern countries Australia etc.The campaign will target special attention among the young generation creating awareness Ceylon Tea comes from Sri Lanka and its logo is Lion logoUsing digital and social media, web posts Vedic clippings etc, We are also using KOL (key opinion leaders) and influencers and few celebrities, Sri Lanka Tea Board Chairman Jayampathy Molligoda told Daily
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  • SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY FACING UP TO NEW CHALLENGES

        SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY FACING UP TO NEW CHALLENGES Since the Spanish flu infected close to a third of the, then global population a century ago, not even the First & Second World War could bring about an enormous tragedy on the human race until the COVID 19 pandemic hit all corners of Planet Earth. The New Corona Virus cases are already racing towards the 50 Million mark and the death toll exceeding 1.2 Million people with just the Second Wave of the pandemic beginning to spread all over the world like a wild fire aided by the
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  • First Ever Silpo - Sri Lankan featured Supermarket Mall opens in greater Kiev, Ukraine by Fozzy Group joint with Sri Lanka Tea Board

        First Ever Silpo - Sri Lankan featured Supermarket Mall opens in greater Kiev, Ukraine by Fozzy Group joint with Sri Lanka Tea Board Silpo – Sri Lanka is the World’s first Sri Lanka featured mall and provides unrivalled Ceylon tea shopping facilities and Sri Lankan experience. Fozzy Group is one of the largest trade industrial groups in Ukraine and one of the leading Ukrainian retailers, with over 500 outlets all around the country and slipo was established in 1998. The group sells food and household products via its Silpo supermarkets chain and Le Silpo. The Sri Lanka Tea Board delegation
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Introduced a Ceylon Tea Dyed Face Masks for the First Time in Sri Lanka.

              Sri Lanka Tea Board Introduced a Ceylon Tea Dyed Face Masks for the First Time in Sri Lanka. Having the objective of increasing the awareness level on Ceylon Tea as a global brand, Sri Lanka Tea Board has started distributing Ceylon Tea branded face mask among the business community worldwide on complimentary basis. With the collaboration of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, arrangements have been made by Sri Lanka Tea Board to dispatch Ceylon Tea Branded face masks to over seventy five (75) Sri Lankan missions around the world.                                   The specialty of Ceylon Tea branded
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  • Sri Lanka pays tribute to health front liners in Ras Al Khaimah in UAE

          Sri Lanka pays tribute to health front liners in Ras Al Khaimah in UAE On an initiative of His Excellency Malraj de Silva, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United Arab Emirates, arrangements were made to distribute the world-famous Ceylon Tea to the medical professionals and frontline health staff in the UAE as a gesture of goodwill in appreciation of the great care extended by them towards the welfare of Sri Lankan expatriates in UAE during the unprecedented pandemic. The first series of these events were held in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) where Ceylon Tea was
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  • TRIBUTE TO THE GLOBAL TEA FRATERNITY

          TRIBUTE TO THE GLOBAL TEA FRATERNITY   Various tea producing countries were celebrating a tea day of their own, some classified as Black Tea Day and some categorized as Green Tea Day depending on the importance to each industry. The day was different from country to country. Sri Lanka and India used to celebrate 10th of December. However with the initiative of China who is making huge strides in the World Tea Industry, United Nations General Assembly declared 21st of May as the International Tea Day. The Food & Agricultural Organisation Inter Governmental Group (FAO/IGG) supported this
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  • RESILIENT CEYLON TEA IS READY TO CATER TO THE WORLD

          RESILIENT CEYLON TEA IS READY TO CATER TO THE WORLD “Sri Lankan Tea Industry showed remarkable resilience and ingenuity to bounce back rapidly from the national shut down to combat ‘Covid-19’. In a matter of six days, Sri Lankan stakeholders built from scratch, operated and concluded trading ‘Ceylon Tea’ at the Colombo auction on a digital platform. It is noteworthy to see the trickledown effect spanning the entire supply chain. The e-trade has created ‘hope’, especially for the Tea farmers who depend on their daily wages. Regional Plantation Companies and smallholders are able to conduct business and
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  • ‘CEYLON BLACK TEA’ RICH IN “THEAFLAVINS” CONDUCTS ITS VERY FIRST SUCCESSFUL E-AUCTION

        ‘CEYLON BLACK TEA’ RICH IN “THEAFLAVINS” CONDUCTS ITS VERY FIRST SUCCESSFUL E-AUCTION “CEYLON TEA” producing some of the most coveted teas in the world for more than 150 years, has reached its peak demand while making a milestone at the Colombo Tea Auction this week. As a much -needed change in the industry’s old traditions, Ceylon Tea conducted its first e-platform auction prompted by COVID 19 ‘Social distancing’ stringent health precautions adopted by the Island. The very successful auction via an online platform was concluded on a promising note in Colombo for its ‘high grown’ Teas, while registering
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  • SPECIAL NOTICE

        SPECIAL NOTICE   Tender/ Bid  calling  dates,  opening dates and procurement related deadlines published by  Sri Lanka Tea Board have been postponed until further notice  due to the current situation of the Country,  The dates of above postponements will be announced in the future.
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  • Sri Lanka President gifts Ceylon tea to China to fight coronavirus epidemic

          Sri Lanka President gifts Ceylon tea to China to fight coronavirus epidemic Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa met with the Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan this afternoon (February 06) and assured that Sri Lanka stands in solidarity with China during the coronavirus epidemic crisis. During the meeting, the President on behalf of the Sri Lankan government and people as a gesture of goodwill gifted a consignment of Ceylon black tea to China to fight the epidemic. The Ambassador briefed the President on the latest situation of the epidemic coronavirus status and the containment plans and emphasized that China
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Launches Global Promotion of Ceylon Tea

          Sri Lanka Tea Board Launches Global Promotion of Ceylon Tea Dentsu Grant receives mandate for consultancy services for media planning, scheduling and buying the Rs. 4.5 billion campaign, the single largest initiative to market the Ceylon Tea brand globally The Sri Lanka Tea Board on Wednesday (21) awarded a Rs. 219 million media contract to Dentsu Grant to commence a global marketing campaign for Ceylon Tea. The campaign aims to re-establish the premium position of Ceylon Tea in 12 priority markets and reinforce its association with the Lion Logo, the symbol of premium quality. The agreement was signed
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Launches Global Promotion of Ceylon Tea +

          Sri Lanka Tea Board Launches Global Promotion of Ceylon Tea Dentsu Grant receives mandate for consultancy services for Read More
  • Sri Lanka President gifts Ceylon tea to China to fight coronavirus epidemic +

          Sri Lanka President gifts Ceylon tea to China to fight coronavirus epidemic Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Read More
  • SPECIAL NOTICE +

        SPECIAL NOTICE   Tender/ Bid  calling  dates,  opening dates and procurement related deadlines published by  Sri Lanka Tea Read More
  • ‘CEYLON BLACK TEA’ RICH IN “THEAFLAVINS” CONDUCTS ITS VERY FIRST SUCCESSFUL E-AUCTION +

        ‘CEYLON BLACK TEA’ RICH IN “THEAFLAVINS” CONDUCTS ITS VERY FIRST SUCCESSFUL E-AUCTION “CEYLON TEA” producing some of the Read More
  • RESILIENT CEYLON TEA IS READY TO CATER TO THE WORLD +

          RESILIENT CEYLON TEA IS READY TO CATER TO THE WORLD “Sri Lankan Tea Industry showed remarkable resilience Read More
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