Just two leaves and a bud!

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Just ‘two leaves and a bud’

Producing the finest tea starts with the tea picker; only the young ‘two leaves and bud’ of the Camellia Sinensis should be used. In Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tea is produced in a traditional and natural process that starts with the handpicked leaf. The aspect of art that starts with picking only two leaves and a bud, not the third or fourth leaf or the stalk, permeates the entire process of making fine tea, from picking through manufacture, tasting and packing


Dilhan is the younger son of Dilmah Tea Founder Merrill J. Fernando. Together with brother Malik, Dilhan has taken on the passionate commitment of his father, for tea, ethics in business and the concept of business as a matter of human service.