HARVEST REVIEW 2016: Sri Lanka Tea Sesquicentennial

Sri Lanka’s tea sesquicentennial marks both a time of celebration and reflection. Once a coffee growing powerhouse, the island of Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon), made a monumental pivot in 1867 that transformed virtually every hillside into tea gardens that in time yielded some of the finest tasting teas in the world. The country produces orthodox loose leaf and cut, tear, curl (CTC) processed black and green teas and even has a factory manufacturing wulong. [caption id="attachment_636

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