Morawakkorale Tea Factory situated in Kotapola, Matara District, established an all-time record price for a BOP1A Grade in the Low Grown catalogue selling at Rs. 720 at this week’s tea auction held on 29 August. The purchase was made by Uniworld Teas and the sale was conducted by tea broker John Keells PLC.
Morawakkorale is managed by Morawakkorale Tea Producers Co-operative Society Ltd., Kotapola. This factory has been producing good quality orthodox teas, which have been obtaining attractive prices at the Colombo Tea auctions. The factory has a small holder base of 5,000 supplying green leaf direct to the factory.
Broadlands Small Holders Tea fetches record price
Broadlands Small Holders Tea Factory situated in Pitawela, Ginigathena, has established an all-time record price at the weekly tea auctions held on 29 August by securing an attractive price of Rs.880 for a BOPF.SP grade in the Low Grown category.
The factory manufactures 100% bought leaf and purchases the leaf from 3,500 tea small holders in the Ginigathhena, Laxapana and Yatiyanyota areas. The factory has an annual production of 850,000 kgs made tea.
Broadlands Small Holders Tea Factory is managed by Tea Small Holders Factories PLC and John Keells PLC is the tea broker for the produce of this estate.
Aislaby Estate tea achieves top price
Aislaby Estate situated in Bandarawela has established an all-time record price of Rs. 1,550 for a BOPF grade in the Uva High category at this week’s tea auction held on 30 August. This line of tea was purchased by Union Commodities Ltd. and the selling broker was John Keells PLC. Aislaby Estate comes under the purview of Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC.