A chance to flavour the Best International Ceylon Tea Brands
Tea Sales Centre is open from 9.00 am to 4.15 pm - Monday to Friday (except public & mercantile holidays ) to encourage local consumers to use branded, quality tea varieties.
The Tea Sales Centre at Sri Lanka Tea Board head office premises on Galle Road, Colombo 3, opened for the public to purchase good quality Ceylon Tea. The Sales Centre has the widest range of Ceylon Tea brands available in overseas markets, for sale to the local consumers encouraging them to use branded, high quality tea varieties without going for unbranded loose teas.
At the Sri Lanka Tea Board Sales Centre, the consumers not only get to select among the best and widest range of Ceylon Tea brands they also get to see the diversity and variety in the tea category available today in the convenience of one place.
The unbranded loose teas available for sale in the local market are often of poor quality and conditions of its’ storage lead to further deterioration of its’ quality as it is open to air and other contaminants and there are unscrupulous traders who sell adulterated tea and even factory sweepings,” Therefore if consumers want to enjoy a perfect cup of pure Ceylon Tea, you should always make sure that you purchase a good quality, branded variety of tea. With the increase in tourist arrivals in the country we feel it is of utmost importance that the tea available in the Sri Lankan market and of the same global standards.
The teas produced in Sri Lanka vary from small leaf to long leaf teas and from light fragrant cup character to strong, bright coloury cup character. Most of the tea brands and blends in the world market have been enhanced by a percentage of Ceylon Tea. The main characteristics of Ceylon Tea are – rich, mellow flavour, golden color and pleasant natural aroma, which ensure its popularity whenever Ceylon Tea is drunk.
Under the umbrella of Ceylon Tea, the country produces 7 different regional flavours which depict the diversity of our agro climatic conditions. The 7 regional flavours named, Nuwara Eliya, Uva, Dimbula, Uda Pussellawa, Kandy, Ruhuna and Sabaragamuwa very in strength, colour and flavour to suit different moods of the discerning consumer.