The art in tea starts here, with the tender shoots at the extremes of the evergreen shrub, Camellia Sinensis. Flavour and natural antioxidants are concentrated in the two leaves and bud; harvesting it is art because the men and women that pick these need to ensure they pinch off the bush only the two leaves and […]
There is a misconception that tea in bags is somehow below par. True, the fact that the tea in bags brews through a filter paper bag, does take away some of the brightness and character of the tea that is within but this influence is no more than around 5%. The fact is that teabags got a […]
Real tea – black tea, oolong, green tea and white tea – come from the plant Camellia Sinensis or its variants, including camellia assamica. The natural antioxidants and their health benefits are present in these, equally potent although possibly with different benefits, in black, green, oolong and white teas. Yet there are ‘pretenders’ in the […]
A growing body of scientific research confirms the ancient wisdom that tea is nature’s physician. It is clear that regular consumption of tea – around 5 cups daily – offers significant protection against all chrnoic (lifestyle) diseases affecting society today. If that were not sufficient motice for drinking tea, an inspiring study by the University […]
Founder Merrill J. Fernando and his sons Dilhan and Malik ensure every pack of Dilmah reaches you fresh and full of flavor. As Merrill says, "my family cares for your tea, from the tea nursery right to your teacup."