At the Colombo tea auction held on 10-11 July, two invoices from Falcon Tea Factory, under the selling mark of New Falcon Lanka, achieved the unusual distinction of selling two grades of PEKOE and PEKOE1 at a new record price. Both invoices were sold at Rs. 1010 per kilo and teas were purchased by Lakru Teas Ltd.
Falcon Tea Factory, known for its quality Sabaragamuwa teas, is located at Elapatha, Ratnapura and is owed by E. S. Liayanage. Asia Siyaka was the broker for these transactions.