An invoice of BOPF Sp from Ancoombra Estate situated in the Matale District equaled the all time Colombo Tea Auction record price of Rs. 530 for a Medium elevation BOPF Sp at last week’s tea auction.
The tea was purchased by Ceylon Tea Services Ltd., which purchases for the renowned Dilmah brand of tea. The broker handling this sale was Lanka Commodity Brokers Ltd.
Ancoombra is a private estate owned and operated by Meezan & Company, the well-established business house in Matale.
Their modern factory has seen major developments over the last two years, in keeping with the ever-increasing manufacturing standards as required by international markets, and is equipped with a dual manufacturing capability. In addition to a battery of modern machinery suitable for orthodox manufacture, Ancoombra now boasts of a newly-installed CTC manufacture line as well.