Passion. The word conjures up a myriad of images but the relevance of passion that ranks as most significant in our world in 2008, has to be that of ‘dedication’. The concepts of ‘specialization’, ‘a job for life’ and ‘devotion’ to a mission’ are mostly obsolete today, replaced by gross commercialism in every aspect of […]
Dilmah is a family business founded on a very simple philosophy: integrity. That dictates our approach to quality, freshness, ethics, the family values in our business. It extends also to our communications for in most cases my father, Merrill J. Fernando, sometimes joined by my brother Malik and I, are shown in our television and […]
The New Zealand Herald of Monday March 17th, quotes my father, Dilmah Founder Merrill J. Fernando, referring to Fairtrade as a ‘farce’. Newspapers like sensational headlines and that probably accounts for the title which picks up on just one of many aspects of the interview he gave. Reading on, there is a very significant truth […]
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."