About Us

GET TO KNOW US

Founded in 1963, Ceylon Tea Brokers is the first stand-alone Tea Broking Company to be listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Since our inception, we have ascended to great heights in the Ceylon Tea industry as a premium service provider specialising in tea broking and marketing superior quality tea from factories representing all elevations, such as Uva High, Uva Medium, Western High, Western Medium and Low Grown.

Covering key service areas from Tea Broking and Marketing, Financing, Warehousing Manufacturing Advisory Services to Cataloguing and Real Time Informative Services. Ceylon Tea Brokers have not only become a trailblazer in the Ceylon Tea Broking sector, but aspire to retain the market position through innovation. Their experience of decades and meticulous attention to everything happening in the Tea industry, sets them apart.

WHAT WE DO

Our status as the first stand-alone tea broking company in Sri Lanka to be listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange is another outcome of our endless pursuit of unmatched quality that we believe must reflect on all that we do. Providing services to over 120 factories in Sri Lanka, we are proud to say that we handle more than 16% of the value of the produce sold at the Colombo Tea Auction.

We firmly believe that our growth is reflected in the extent of the services we offer to our reputed customers, which is why we are committed to offering a full set of services that guarantee complete satisfaction.

Tea Broking

Warehousing & Sampling

Manufacturing Advisory Services

Financing

Cataloguing and Real Time Informative Services

A STORY OF HUMBLE BEGINNINGS…

Ceylon Tea Brokers is among the most reputed tea broking companies in Sri Lanka today. However, the road to securing our status was not an easy one. It is a story of relentless resilience, courage, teamwork, commitment to the industry and its stakeholders and an undeniable thirst for knowledge and growth. As we are now among the best tea brokers in Sri Lanka, we look back at that history with pride.

1963
1999
2005
2006
2007
2010
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2021
2022

1963

Foundation laid with a partnership formed by M/s
C.J.C De Silva, R.E.P. Abeywardena and J. Peiris.

1999

Incorporated as a private limited company.

2005

Acquired by the Capital Alliance Group

2006

Renamed Ceylon Tea Brokers (Pvt) Ltd.

2007

Renamed Ceylon Tea BConverted to a Public Companyrokers (Pvt) Ltd.

2010

Listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange as the first
standalone Tea Broking Company.

2015

Corporate office shifted to a strategic location at
Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 02.

2016

Bronze Award – ‘Service Organisation Category’ at the
52nd Annual Report Awards competition organised
by CA Sri Lanka.

2017

Acquisition of Logicare (Pvt) Ltd to enter into
the logistics business
I Silver Award – ‘Service Organisation
Category’ at the 53rd Annual Report Awards
competition organised by CA Sri Lanka.
I Merit Award – ‘SME Category’ at the CMA
Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards
2017 organised by CMA Sri Lanka.
I Annual Staff Get-Together and Employee
Award Ceremony
Acquisition of Logicare (Pvt) Ltd to enter into
the logistics business
I Silver Award – ‘Service Organisation
Category’ at the 53rd Annual Report Awards
competition organised by CA Sri Lanka.
I Merit Award – ‘SME Category’ at the CMA
Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards
2017 organised by CMA Sri Lanka.
I Annual Staff Get-Together and Employee
Award Ceremony

2018

First ever Rights Issue. Silver Award – ‘Service Organisation
Category’ at the 54th Annual Report Awards
competition organised by CA Sri Lanka.
Best Integrated Report – ‘SME Category’ at
the CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting
Awards 2018 organised by CMA Sri Lanka.
Overall Merit Award at the CMA Excellence in
Integrated Reporting Awards 2018 organised
by CMA Sri Lanka.
First ever Rights Issue.
Silver Award – ‘Service Organisation
Category’ at the 54th Annual Report Awards
competition organised by CA Sri Lanka.
Best Integrated Report – ‘SME Category’ at
the CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting
Awards 2018 organised by CMA Sri Lanka.
Overall Merit Award at the CMA Excellence in
Integrated Reporting Awards 2018 organised
by CMA Sri Lanka.

2019

Achieved a profit after tax of Rs. 113.55 Mn for the year ended 31st March 2019. Silver Award – ‘Service Organisation Category’
at the 55th Annual Report Awards competition
organised by CA Sri Lanka
Best Integrated Report – ‘SME Category’ at the
CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards
2019 organised by CMA Sri Lanka.
Overall Merit Award at the CMA Excellence in
Integrated Reporting Awards 2019 organised by
CMA Sri Lanka.
Achieved a profit after tax of Rs. 113.55 Mn for the
year ended 31st March 2019.
Silver Award – ‘Service Organisation Category’
at the 55th Annual Report Awards competition
organised by CA Sri Lanka
Best Integrated Report – ‘SME Category’ at the
CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards
2019 organised by CMA Sri Lanka.
Overall Merit Award at the CMA Excellence in
Integrated Reporting Awards 2019 organised by
CMA Sri Lanka.

2021

Commencement of Online Auctions by the Tea Trade

2022

Bronze Award- “Service Organisation Category
“at the 56th Annual Report Awards competition
organised by CA Sri Lanka
I Achieved a Market Share of 15.77% on the value of
Teas sold.
Bronze Award- “Service Organisation Category
“at the 56th Annual Report Awards competition
organised by CA Sri Lanka
I Achieved a Market Share of 15.77% on the value of
Teas sold.

OUR TEAM

Our competent team is the heart and soul of our company, ensuring that we continuously offer our customers the best service, even during the most challenging times!

OUR VALUES

ABILITY

Since the inception of Ceylon Tea Brokers, our extraordinary team has dedicated themselves to always being a helping hand to all our stakeholders, adding value to their experiences, and creating a stepping stone for them to reach their milestones. As we move forward, we acknowledge the value of our learnings we have mastered over the years and dedicate ourselves to the further development of our capabilities.

CREDIBILITY

We value honesty above all else. We ensure it is reflected in our operations with stringent measures implemented to actively seek methods and processes to offer our stakeholders the chance to access the latest and the most credible sources of information on Ceylon Tea with the utmost convenience.

INTEGRITY

Doing the right thing that benefits all our stakeholders, protecting their wellbeing and growth, is at the very core of our business.

TEAM WORK

Striving towards a common goal, the main ingredient of our secret sauce that leads us to our success is our incredible team.

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