Sri Lanka’s Tea Crop is Affected by Heavy Rain

In recent news, Sri Lanka’s tea crop is affected by heavy rain in June. Some estates are seeing production fall to less than half and losses in some firms are mounting to 100 million rupees, according to an industry association. The Ceylon Planters’ Association of Ceylon,in particular, said that due to high labour costs and… Continue reading Sri Lanka’s Tea Crop is Affected by Heavy Rain

Sri Lanka Tea Production has Increased this Year

Sri Lanka tea production has increased this year,  according to reports. Plantation company sources said that favorable weather conditions boosted tea production this year. Watawala Plantation PLC, General Manager J.W.Y.K. de Silva said that good weather helped to increase tea production this year and added that the upward trend could continue during the next couple of… Continue reading Sri Lanka Tea Production has Increased this Year

Where In The World Is That Tea From?

Tea is not just something nice to drink, but an international commodity. Have you ever wondered where that tea in your tea cup came from? Tea was first grown and cultivated  in China. Before long, it spread to Japan and then was transplanted far and wide. Today, tea is cultivated on lush hills, high mountains… Continue reading Where In The World Is That Tea From?