Delmar Estate established an all time record price for the third consecutive week at the weekly tea auctions held on 25 April. A price of Rs. 730 per kg was achieved for a Pekoe-1 grade in the Uva/Udapussellawa elevational category. This invoice was purchased by M/s., Mabroc Teas Ltd. and marketed by M/s., Forbes & Walker Tea Brokers Ltd.
Currently Delmar has the distinction of having established all time record prices for OP, OP1 and Pekoe grades in its elevational category. Interestingly, the record price of 600 for an OP grade established by Delmar in 2016 was continuously bettered by them, and currently stands at 700; similarly the record price of 670 for an OP1 grade established in 2016 was also bettered by them and currently stands at 720.
Delmar Estate is situated in Halgranoya, at an elevation of 1524 metres above sea level and is certified under ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 22000:2005 Management System Certified for Manufacture of Black Tea Food Sector. This estate is managed by Sudath Liyanage and comes under the purview of Udapusselawa Plantations PLC.