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Evergreen Tea Factory bags two awards for Excellent Entrepreneurship

Aruna de Silva, Chairman, Evergreen Group and Dr. Indika Nallaperuma, Director Evergreen Group receive the awards from Minister Wimal Weerawansa
Aruna de Silva, Chairman, Evergreen Group and Dr. Indika Nallaperuma, Director Evergreen Group receive the awards from Minister Wimal Weerawansa

Evergreen Tea Factory was named the proud winner of Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards for agriculture and livestock management (large category) and excellent manufacturing at ‘Entrepreneurship Excellence-2019’ awards ceremony of the Southern Province.

Aruna de Silva, Chairman, Evergreen Group and Deshabandu Dr. Indika Nallaperuma, Director Evergreen Group received the awards at an event organized by National Entrepreneurship Development Authority, Galle together with Chamber of Commerce, Matara.

In addition, tea factories owned by the Evergreen Group have won a number of provincial, national and international awards. Evergreen tea factories bagged 16 awards at the Black Tea Quality Assessment Competition organized by the Chinese Tea Marketing Association in 2019 in China. In the same year Brombil CTC and Orthodox Tea Factories secured the third place in large scale environment friendly category at the President's Environmental Awards Ceremony. Evergreen Tea Factory became third at National Productivity Awards 2018.

At the same awards ceremony five tea factories of Evergreen Group won merit and special merit awards. Having entered to tea industry in 1983, Aruna de Silva started his first own tea factory, Evergreen, at Horangalle, Galle in 1985. Today the group has ten tea factories and two more are to be opened in this year. In addition, the Group owns Lavish Tea Company which targets export tea market. Proving the high quality of their products the evergreen group has received a number of quality certificates including ETP, RA and ISO. 


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