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Avissawella Tea Factory establishes another all-time record price

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Avissawella Tea Factory, though situated in the ancient Seethawaka kingdom, is the only tea factory comes under the Colombo District. This beautiful and well-organised tea factory is located in the Industrial Zone of Avissawella. Sithaka Tea Factory is the known name for this factory, and it has already won a bouquet of awards for its stunning performance, such as: Best Tea Factory in Medium Scale in 2012; winner of Speciality Tea Competition 2012 & 2013, awarded by a North American conference; first place in Total Excellence in Tea Production in 2017 and second place of the same in 2018, awarded by the Tea Exporters Association. RTS Group Managing Director Lalith Liyanage, one of the top entrepreneurs in the district, also owns two other renowned tea factories in the same region, namely, Hidellana Tea Factory and New Deraniyagala Tea Factories.  

This time, Avissawella Tea Factory , one of Ceylon’s premier garden marks specialising in producing high-quality low grown orthodox teas, achieved an all-time record price on an “OP1” grade of Rs. 1500/- per kg at this week’s tea auction in the Low grown elevation.

This line of tea was successfully marketed and sold through Mercantile Produce Brokers Ltd.


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