All teas have their origins in the Camellia Sinensis bush. However, after the leaves are plucked, depending on the amount of processing they undergo, the teas are divided into different types. The most famous is black tea, followed closely by green tea. The other tea types include white, yellow and oolong tea.
The conventional process of making Ceylon tea in a Sri Lankan factory is one that has been in practice for over a century. Employing traditional methods ensures quality as well as contributing to the livelihood of a large community. There’s a certain art to the process of Ceylon Tea from the intricate way that ‘two leaves and a bud’ are plucked from the tea bush to how each tea is taste-tested before packaging.
Did you know that a cup of Dilmah Ceylon Black Tea is teeming with a variety of health benefits from protecting your heart to strengthening your immune system? Read our blog on the Health Benefits of Ceylon Black Tea or download our e-book on Tea and Health to know more!
Ceylon tea is a marvel of nature and in that it carries many protective and healing properties in addition to the pleasant taste. It is infinite in the variety of its taste since it grows in many regions, each producing tea that differs from another. Ceylon tea, depending on the elevation at which it is grown, has a unique identity, as a result of the confluence of climate, soil and the production process.
Sri Lanka is home to beautiful beaches, stunning wildlife, centuries of culture…and Ceylon black tea! In addition to being delicious, there are several health benefits from your daily cuppa. Here are some of the best reasons to start a tea-habit – if you haven’t already!
Ceylon tea stems from the Camellia Sinesis plant that flourishes in Sri Lanka. The tropical island is famed for producing the finest black, green and white tea. Fresh Ceylon tea is packed with flavonoids, antioxidants and polyphenolic compounds, all combined to offer you various health benefits.
If there’s one thing everyone’s sure about is that green tea is healthy. But do you know exactly what benefits green tea has on our health? Can green tea help you lose weight and fight cancer? Here’s a brief guide on the health benefits of green tea that will hopefully answer the most common questions around this delicate brew.
Affectionately dubbed as ‘tea paradise’, Sri Lanka produces teas of varying tastes and aromas, based on their elevation level, soil type, and climate. Read through our quick guide to find out more about the regions, history and benefits of Ceylon tea!
There’s nothing quite as enjoyable as a cup of Ceylon black tea to start or end your day. From its origin story to the art of preparing and storing your tea, here’s a guide on all you need to know about Sri Lanka’s most prized possession.