Island Tea Co. expands in Sri Lanka

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The exchange of agreements between Wild Holidays/Watchguard Security and M3Force Security Systems Chairman Vijith Welikala (left) and Island Tea Co. Marketing Director/Lead Consultant for Philippines,India,

Sri Lanka and Qatar Minodh de Sylva



Island Tea Co. a fast growing retail tea chain brand with over 35 branches in Philippines has entered the market in Sri Lanka to start its first branch in the tourist destination of Ella, Sri Lanka. The Island Tea Co. is a Sri Lankan brand which has grown in the Philippines exponentially over the last two years and it’s the first and only speciality retail tea store in the Philippines to serve a range of the most sought-after tea blends and fusions from around the globe, all using 100% ‘Pure Ceylon Tea’. 

The first branch in Sri Lanka located in Ella, is only the start for the brand to serve its signature trend setting tea beverages that appeal to a broad segment of the market from younger to mature audiences alike. With its wide range of unique beverages ranging from Cream Cheese Milk Teas, Green Tea Cream Cheese, Tiger Sugar Milk Teas, Tea Shakes, Oreo Cream Cheese Milk Teas, Creamy Nutella Milk Teas, Bubble Milk Teas, along with a host of other hot teas to iced fruit teas and green teas, promises to offer the locals and tourists a far different tea experience to that of the common tea houses. The Island Tea Co. brand is poised to expand in Sri Lanka targeting key cities in strategic locations. 

ITC Marketing Director/Lead Consultant for Philippines, India and Qatar Minodh de Sylva, signed the franchise agreements in Colombo with Vijith Welikala, Chairman of Wild Holidays Ltd. (the owning company of popular tourist destinations such as Thotupola Lakeside and Ella Jungle Resort) Watch-guard Security and M3Force Security Systems. 

‘Island Tea Co.’ chain is owned and operated by Ceylanka Trading Incorporated, a company registered under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Republic of the Philippines. The company has planned expansions under way in Philippines, Sri Lanka, India and Qatar within the year 2019.