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Dilmah Watte Lover's Leap

Ceylon Single Estate Grown Tea from Sri Lanka

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  • Sep 25, 2010
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I toured the Lover's Leap plantation and processing plant in Sri Lanka in early 2010. They sell to many other resellers.

It's a big operation, but still very simple in many ways. For example, they keep their records with paper and pen, measuring tons of tea leaves picked and processed.

They offer very nice tours with guides that speak English. Stay close so you can hear them and ask questions.

Having seen the process from start to finish, I happily drink teas from Lover's Leap.
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December 21, 2011
Sounds like a fun tour and a good way to enjoy a cup of tea!
September 25, 2010
Thanks trailblazer, it is great to have this kind of first hand knowledge shared.
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review by . September 11, 2010
Fine Ceylon tea 'picked, perfected and packed' at origin & 'ethically grown'
   This maker advertises his teas as "ethically grown." Dilmah, founded by Merrill J. Fernando, seeks to revive the tea trade in his native Sri Lanka, and to grow blends that favor local regions in this island rather than cheaper pekoe dust and mass-production methods that fail to move multinational profits back into the community. Similar to what some coffee exchanges are doing, Dilmah aims to do for tea-- to help Third World economies and sustain rural livelihoods.   …
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