Located in the Galle District Karagoda Tea Factory offers teas which are much in demand in the Western and Middle East market by connoisseurs. Broken Orange Pekoe 1 (BOP 1) is a popular leaf size which helps to bring out a good balance of taste and strength. One of the best BOP1 sold in Sri Lanka Auction. For more details: Visit
The plantations around Kandy, the ancient capital of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), supply what are known as mid country teas. These are notable for full bodied strong tea, which appeal to everyone who likes a good thick coloury brew. The tea plantations are located from 2,000 to 4,000 feet and is the region where tea was first grown in Sri Lanka. For more details: Visit
The standard definition of the district includes plantations from around 3500 – 5000 feet above sea level. The south west monsoon rains have a significant impact on the quality of Dimbula teas coupled with cold dry weather from January to March producing arrange of teas from full bodied flavor to light, delicate and fragrant. This is known as the Western quality season. For more details: Visit
Sabaragamuwa is Sri Lanka’s biggest tea-growing region. The teas of Sabaragamuwa, like those of Ruhuna, are mainly low-grown. Its estates range in elevation from sea level to around 800m (2,500ft). The aroma, however, is noticeably different from the Ruhuna teas, with a hint of sweet caramel, and not quite as strong as the latter. This is ascribed to the reduced monsoon exposure of Sabaragamuwa tea as opposed to that of Ruhuna. The flavour, too, is strongly marked, especially with respect to low-grown examples. These are general comments, however, and need not apply to all teas produced in Sabaragamuwa. For more details: Visit
Nuwara Eliya produces tea with a unique flavour. Nuwara Eliya is an oval shaped mountain valley, the plateau being 6,000ft above sea level. Nuwara Eliya produces tea with a unique flavor. A combination of several factors results in Nuwara Eliya producing a tea that is recognized by connoisseurs of tea around the world. The tea when brewed is light but has an exquisite flavour and aroma. It has been said that Nuwara Eliya is to Ceylon Tea what Champagne is to French wine. For more details: Visit
Japanese Bancha tea is a variety of Japanese green tea which is produced using the lower leaves of the tea bush or the leaves from the later harvest. The leaves are larger, flatter and more coarse than the leaves used for other types of green tea. The brew has a pleasant flavor and produces a rich golden color liquor.
Sencha is a type of green tea which is considered to be one of the most popular drinks in Japan. It is also known to have healing properties and is thus used to treat various ailments. The versatility of this special tea allows you to enjoy it hot during the chilly winter season and you can sip it as refreshing ice-tea during the summer. When brewed the tea produces a greenish-gold liquor, refreshing aroma and a flavor that is well balanced between sweet and astringent.
Grown 3,000 to 5,000 feet up on the eastern slopes of Sri Lanka’s central mountains, teas from the Uva districts have quite a distinctive flavor and pungency, and are widely used in many blends. It deserves also to be enjoyed as a self-drinking tea, especially during the Uva quality season from July to September each year. Many of the individual plantations and factories in the Uva district achieve their own unique variations of flavor and lend themselves to single garden marketing opportunities. For More details : Visit