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Dunsinane Estate surpasses own record Tea

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Dunsinane Estate established a new all-time record price of Rs. 700 per kg, for a BPS grade in the western high grown CTC category, at this week’s tea auctions. This line of tea was purchased by Finlays Colombo PLC and marketed by Forbes & Walker Tea Brokers Ltd.

Interestingly Dunsinane first established a record price of Rs. 490 for this grade in March 2016 and has continually bettered it to the current price of Rs. 700; it also hold record prices for the PF1 grade at Rs. 780 and BP1 at 660 per kg. 

Dunsinane is situated at an elevation of 1400 mts above sea level at the Pundaluoya Valley in the Dimbula planting district. It is an ISO 22000:2005 and Rainforest alliance certified facility with an annual production capacity of over a million kilos of made tea per annum. This estate is managed by Asela Udumulla and comes under the purview of Elpitiya Plantations PLC.

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