Ceylon Tea is the most famously known tea around the globe, renowned for its high quality, aroma, and taste. As the third largest tea producer and the second largest exporter in the world, Sri Lanka is in the leader of tea exports to the world market.
Sri Lanka generates tea throughout the year, and the cultivating areas are mainly concentrated in the central highlands and southern inland areas of the island. The tea sector in Sri Lanka has always been a vital constituent of our economy and is also the country's largest employer providing employment both directly and indirectly to over one million people.
Skilfully plucking the tea leaf is essential to the final quality of the tea, the two leaves and a bud, that is where the flavour and the aroma of tea is present.
Ceylon tea has a distinctive taste and has unique qualities, likewise the tea produced in each region in Sri Lanka has its unique characteristics, the taste and quality of tea differs from region to region. This is the result of the different climates and elevations present in the different regions of the island.
The high-grown black tea has a honey golden liquor colour and is among the best teas which has a distinct flavour, aroma and strength. The low-grown teas has a burgundy brown liquor and stronger in taste. And the mid-grown teas are strong, rich and full-bodied.
Ceylon Tea is indeed exquisitely famous for its rich tastes and aromas, and it is made with a lot of care and love, so that everybody around the globe has the privilege of tasting such a wonderful beverage. Be it the first cup of the dawning day or the last relaxing sip at night.