Heladiv Teas gets breakthrough for better brew in Middle East

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Company’s exports certified as accredited production facility to supply Ceylon tea to Iran

HVA Group yesterday announced that it has been certified as an accredited production facility to supply Ceylon Tea to Iran under the GMP authorisation issued by the Iranian Government.

A stringent quality driven accreditation, this endorsement reaffirms the company’s focus on maintaining the best of standards in the manufacture of tea and commodities from Sri Lanka.

The largest tea markets for the top five exporters in Sri Lanka are Russia, Iraq and Iran and during its 20 years of operation Heladiv has increased its competitiveness by laying the foundation in all these markets – making a rapid growth in both value-added and bulk tea exports and offering a variety of innovative products matching the needs of the discerning customer.

A hallmark of this product development has been the development of HVA’s flagship product; ready-to-drink Heladiv Ice Tea, which enhances the brand’s momentum by adding vigour and new age delivery offerings to key markets where the youth is driving growth.

Envisioning being a leading supplier of multi-origin teas from strategic locations in the globe, HVA has put into gear a major expansion drive which includes both local strategic development as well as regional manufacturing facilities as joint venture operations – thereby strengthening its mission to set the pace for positive changes in the tea industry.

By building a brand of Ceylon Tea that is the preferred health drink around the world, Heladiv Tea is engaged in delighting its customers with an outstanding quality product.

“We believe in hard work and integrity. These are the two most vital ingredients that have made us strong today. As we celebrate yet another colossal milestone in the history of our company, we renew our energies and set our course on the path of the future,” HVA Group Chairman Rohan Fernando said.

Since its inception, HVA Foods PLC has won many accolades including six Gold awards as the ‘Exporter of the Year’ in both traditional and non-traditional exports from Sri Lanka.