World’s finest all-round carbon neutral Teas meeting the highest Level of Sustainability and Social Responsibility standards. With over 140 years of expertise and heritage, the Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC is among one of the single largest producers of tea in the country with a consolidated turnover of USD 35 million and a total asset base of USD 45 million.
BTEL manages 13 estates spread over 3500 hectares of land, producing over 7 million kilos of teas per annum from handpicked tea leaves of over 50 million carefully nurtured tea bushes bordered by verdant forests. Certified by the Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade Certification, SA 8000, Ethical Tea Partnership, HACCP, ISO 9001-2000 and BRC (British Resort Consortium) BTEL is committed towards the sustainable management of natural resources and have planted over 140,000 trees to this effect and aim to plant 1,000,000 trees by the year 2018. BTEL also has approximately 500 Hectares of rubber and 750 Hectares of palm oil in various stages of maturity.