The Kuttapitiya Tea Factory, situated in Pelmadulla, has achieved an all-time record price at the weekly tea auction of 25/26 April, by securing an attractive price of Rs. 870 per kg for PEK1 grade in the Low Grown category. This line was purchased by Ranfer Teas Ltd. The Kuttapitiya Tea Factory is owned by K.D.S.R Upasena. The sale was conducted by Ceylon Tea Brokers Plc.