We got the opportunity to see how the leaves were picked and processed and sorted.Ceylon tea is famous world wide.The country is the world's fourth largest producer of tea and the industry is the topmost source of foreign exchange.
The humidity,cool temperatures and rainfall in the country's central highlands is responsible for an environment that favors the manufacture of high quality tea.The tea industry was first introduced to the country by a British planter named James Taylor.
|The Lush Greenery|
|A beautiful sight|
|The machinery at work -processing & sorting tea|
|Packed for export|
|Ready for sale|
|We were able to taste a cup of tea before purchasing|