Newburgh Green Teas (PVT) Ltd went on to win the award as the Best Green Tea factory in Sri Lanka at the National Tea Awards ceremony organized by the Sri Lanka Tea Board on 8th December 2017 at the Nelum Pokuna auditorium recently.
The smooth and fragrant green tea of Newburgh tea factory comes from the pristine Namunukulla mountains, Ella, in the UVA Province.
Newburgh Green Teas (PVT) Ltd is a joint venture of three leading Sri Lankan tea firms, Hapugastenne Plantation PLC of Finlay’ with Imperial Teas (PVT) Ltd and Tea Tang Teas (PVT) Ltd.
In a strategic move in 2009 to diversify the product range and to take advantage of opportunities in different market sectors, an existing black tea manufacturing factory in Newburgh estate was modernized and converted to a state-of-the-art green tea processing plant. As a new business entity “Newburgh Green Teas (PVT) Ltd commenced operations specializing in producing Chinese-style panned green tea for health conscious tea drinkers in overseas markets.
Within a short span of time of production, Newburgh Green Teas (PVT)Ltd] began making a name for itself by walking away with the award for the All Island Highest Sale Average in the Green Tea Category from Forbes & Walker Tea Brokers Ltd.
Newburgh Green Teas (Pvt) has emerged as a key contributor to the socio–economic development of the UVAprovince. Taking a lead as a responsible corporate citizen, committed for creating employment opportunities to educated youth born to the estate worker parents.
In addition, recognizing its social accountability efforts, Newburgh Green Teas ( PVT ) Ltd was awarded the Social Dialogue and Work Place Co-Operation Awards 2017 – Manufacturing sector (all Category) at the award ceremony organized by the Human Resource development Unit of Department of Labour.