Sri Lanka tea

Upheaval Marks 2017 Black CTC Exports

Global demand for tea shows no sign of abating in 2018, but there is evidence of significant upheaval in the export market for black tea. Erratic weather is to blame for seasonal variances, but so too is the emerging consumer preference for green tea and herbals. Seizures for adulteration and a random beetle also...

Sri Lanka Tea Export Earnings Slump

Demand for Ceylon tea slid in January as export dollars slumped to a six-year low. Volume is relative stable, decreasing 1% in January 2016 but the dollar value of exports dropped by 12% in a year-to-year comparison with 2015. Sri Lanka exported 24.1 million kilos in January, down 1% from a year ago with...