The humidity, cool temperatures, and adequate rainfalls are the major reasons why Sri Lanka is one of the perfect countries to cultivate tea. So, there’s no wonder it produces the best tea in the world- also kmown as Ceylon Tea!
What is Ceylon Tea?
Black Ceylon Tea is the most common brand, and Sri Lanka also produces White Ceylon Tea. In addition to these two, Ceylon Tea also has its varieties in Green Tea and other tea types.
The history of Ceylon Tea goes back to 1867. A British planter named James Taylor introduced tea plantation to Sri Lanka and he planted his first tea plant in the Loolkandura estate in Kandy.
Tea growing regions
The Uva region, Dambulla and Nuwara Eliya grow tea in massive scales. If you get to spend a holiday at one of the hotels in Nuwara Eliya the likes of Heritance Tea Factory, you’ll be able to learn A to Z of the tea manufacturing process.
Benefits of Ceylon Tea
Ceylon Tea has many benefits. It boosts your immune system, protects your heart while some teas also helping you in weight loss.