Friday, January 15, 2010


The Dunsinane Estate Tea Factory and the New Peacock Estate Tea Factory of Elpitiya Plantations Plc have been awarded the ISO 22000 Quality Certificate by SGS, Switzerland. These estate factories are owned and managed by Aitken Spence Plantation Managements Ltd.

The Dunsinane Tea Factory, situated in Pundalu Oya in the up country, produces quality CTC teas while the New Peacock Tea Factory, situated in Pussellawa produces black, CTC teas with coloury liquors.

Both factories have produced almost two mn kilograms of quality CTC teas per annum since 1989.

Obtaining the ISO 22000 Certification attests to Elpitiya Plantations' commitment to the manufacture of the highest quality CTC teas. The company commands the hard work of the two General Managers Senerath Pahathkumbura and M.I. Izzadeen and the direction provided by the Chief Executive Officer /Director Tony Goonewardena," said Aitken Spence Plc. Director and Aitken Spence Plantations Managing Director Dr. Rohan M. Fernando.

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