Sri Lanka Tea Board
Sri Lanka Tea Board was established on the 1st January 1976, under the Sri Lanka Tea Board Law No. 14 of 1975, as amended by Act No. 17 of 1985, No, 44 of 1990, No. 29 of 2003, and No. 44 of 2006. The objectives of the Sri Lanka Tea Board under this Acts are development of the tea industry in Sri Lanka and promotion of Sri Lanka Tea (Ceylon Tea) globally. It is the authority responsible for regulating the activities of the tea industry, viz. production, cultivating new area and replanting, rehabilitating old gardens, the establishment of factories and their operation. It also regulates the conduct of the auctions, monitors quality standards and regulates the sales, export brokerage, warehousing and shipping of tea. It also regulates controls and directs all institutions and organizations engaged in the management of tea estates and in the production and marketing of Tea. SLTB has its main building complex at 574, Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka in which all its business units are located enabling the public to obtain a variety of services rendered by the Tea Board at one location. Sri Lanka Tea Board maintaining three overseas for Tea Promotion units at Moscow, UAE and Beijing.