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Hayleys Global Beverages

is a subsidiary of the Hayleys Group of Companies. Hayleys is one of Sri Lanka's oldest conglomerates, established in 1878, having business interests in manufacturing, agriculture and the services sector. Hayleys has pioneered several manufacturing industries. Read More..

is a subsidiary of the Hayleys Group of Companies. Hayleys is one of Sri Lanka's oldest conglomerates, established in 1878, having business interests in manufacturing, agriculture and the services sector. Hayleys has pioneered several manufacturing industries in Sri Lanka such as rubber gloves (among the top 5 global producers of non-medical rubber gloves accounting for 5% of global production), activated carbon (global market leader in manufacture of coconut shell based activated carbon accounting for 15% of global production). The company is also the Sri Lankan market leader in agricultural exports and a leading player in Sri Lanka's logistics sector. Today Hayleys accounts for approximately 3% of Sri Lanka's export earnings.



Hayleys Global Beverages produces authentic Pure Ceylon Tea extracts, manufactured at source in Hatton, in the Tea plantations of Sri Lanka. Since the majority of the tea will be from our own plantations, it is possible to ensure the highest quality raw materials and the ideal product mixes to develop consistent, high quality extracts. Furthermore, this control over the supply chain enables the guarantee of traceability and ensuring end to end sustainability in most products. Hayleys Global Beverages will also be able to produce tailor made products for the discerning customer, including single garden tea extracts and high season specialty extracts, among others. Read Less..



Ceylon tea is renowned as the finest of the world's teas. A planting tradition that has been perfected over centuries has resulted in the country producing a range of the finest tea flavours. Ceylon tea is grown at high, medium and low elevations, with each having a unique flavour profile, influenced by rainfall, soil, elevation, wind, and temperature. Each agro-climatic zone has its own unique characteristics (click on the zones in the map below for elaboration), and the distinct Ceylon character is an embodiment of these characteristics.

Ceylon tea is also known as the cleanest of teas, with the highest standards maintained in agricultural practices and robust testing, to ensure a high quality, safe product for consumers. Pesticide usage is carefully regulated and Ceylon Tea is the world's only ozone friendly tea, certified under the Montreal Protocol.

The Hayleys Group owns two plantation companies, Kelani Valley Plantations and Talawakelle Tea Estates. The plantations collectively produce approximately 15 mn kg of tea (4.5% of Sri Lanka's national production) in 36 tea gardens covering all of Sri Lanka's tea growing agro-climatic zones. Kelani Valley and Talawakelle Plantations include some of the best known garden marks such as Lover's Leap, Mattakelle, Somerset, Great Western, Robgill, Fordyce among others, and these regularly fetch the best prices at the Colombo auction.



The Hayleys Global Beverages integrated tea extracts factory in Hatton was commissioned in June 2016, comprising state of the art technology and a unique production process that enables the production of high quality natural Pure Ceylon Tea extracts.The primary equipment of the factory is sourced from Europe and Australia.The state of the art extraction technology is integrated with a flavour extraction module which is proven to derive superior quality extracts.

The entire process from extraction to spray drying is designed to operate at the lowest possible temperatures to perverse the authentic quality of Pure Ceylon Tea. Read More..

The Hayleys Global Beverages integrated tea extracts factory in Hatton was commissioned in June 2016, comprising state of the art technology and a unique production process that enables the production of high quality natural Pure Ceylon Tea extracts.The primary equipment of the factory is sourced from Europe and Australia. The state of the art extraction technology is integrated with a flavour extraction module which is proven to derive superior quality extracts. The entire process from extraction to spray drying is designed to operate at the lowest possible temperatures to perverse the authentic quality of Pure Ceylon Tea.

The plant operates on entirely on water based extraction and the water used in the production process is obtained from high quality natural sources, ensuring purity of the products. The factory includes state of the art microbial and analytical laboratories which independently monitor the entire production process from raw materials to end products to ensure quality and compliance. A highly qualified experienced team of professionals are entrusted with the operation of the plant, leveraging a broad set of capabilities from engineering, plantations, food technology, quality control, and R&D.




Starting with the finest quality raw materials, cutting edge R&D, and stringent quality control, Hayleys Global Beverages’ product development process is able to meet the requirements of the most discerning of customers. The state of the art technology, unique production process, and diverse raw material access, enables the flexibility to create tea extracts catering a range of customer requirements including colour, flavour, aroma, flowability, and clarity. In sum, Hayleys Global Beverages encompasses the top of the range in Plant, Process, People, and Products.Read less..






The global market has very limited supply of authentic Ceylon Tea extracts manufactured at source. Tea connoisseurs the world over have long enjoyed the unique flavours of Ceylon Tea, and today they can enjoy the same flavours with the added convenience of instant tea.

Hayleys Global Beverages will manufacture a range of Pure Ceylon Tea extracts, primarily using the best raw materials from its own plantation base. This enables us to provide the highest quality, authentic products, at a fair price.

Instant Tea Powder Instant Tea Concentrate Tea Aroma/Flavour
HWS CWS HWS CWS
Ceylon Black Tea
Ceylon Green Tea


Employing state of the art equipment, Hayleys Global Beverages is able to manufacture Ceylon Tea extracts using a 100% natural process. There is however provision in the manufacturing process to also use enzyme treatment in case of a specific customer requirement.



Ceylon Black Tea powders are used as an ingredient in ready to drink teas, 3 in 1 instant tea packs and various other applications. Ceylon Green tea powders, which are high in anti-oxidants are used for ready to drink teas and also in functional beverages. Ceylon Tea concentrates are used to produce ready to drink teas and as ingredients in other beverages.

Ceylon Tea flavours/aroma are natural aqueous distillates of Pure Ceylon Tea. The production process ensures distillation over a short period of time at lower temperatures, thus ensuring optimal flavour capture. Hayleys Global Beverages is the only producer that manufactures Ceylon Tea flavour distillates at source in Sri Lanka. These are used in a variety of applications, ranging from natural flavour infusions for ready to drink teas and fresh brew, tea flavoured bottled water, and other beverages. The black or green tea flavour product can be used in the dairy and confectionary industry as a natural flavour infusion.

Specialty Ceylon Tea Extracts can also be manufactured by Hayleys Global Beverages. Leveraging the unique advantage of having its own plantation companies and process flexibility, it is possible to create appropriate blends of high, medium and low grown Ceylon Teas to achieve a range of colours, flavours, clarity, and bulk density as required by the customer. We can also produce unique single garden tea extracts, regional specialty extracts. The factory is capable of manufacturing tea extracts using made tea, wither leaf, or green leaf, as per the requirement.

In line with our vision to be an equitable and socially engaged corporate citizen, Hayleys Global Beverages uses raw materials produced in an ethical manner, providing fair value to farmers whilst ensuring dignified working and living conditions. The Hayleys Global Beverages factory maintains the highest standards of corporate responsibility in product safety, environmental protection, employee wellbeing and community welfare. Validating these commitments, independent certifications received by the factory include include ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14000: 2015, OHSAS 18000, HACCP, ISO 22000: 2015, Rainforest Alliance, Kosher and Halaal, and we offer tea extracts with these certifications.Read More..

The Hayleys Group has always maintained a strong ethos of sustainability, a culture that is embedded across all business lines within the Group. This has resulted in Hayleys being awarded Sri Lanka's Best Corporate Citizen by the apex business chamber of the country, on five separate occasions. This sense of environmental and social responsibility is probably best demonstrated in the Group's Plantation sector.

The business of the sector is not only planting and harvesting tea and rubber, but in holistically managing 20,000 Ha of land, the people living and working there and the flora and fauna that thrive there. Much of this land is in Sri Lanka's most complex and fragile ecosystems and the careful management of biodiversity is crucial.

To illustrate this, Kelani Valley Plantations approach to corporate responsibility has been built on 4 pillars of quality and sustainability.




The highest attention is paid to food safety standards in Hayleys tea factories. Tea cultivation strictly conforms to the guidelines of the Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka. Our tea factories comply with ISO 22000:2005, HACCP certifications, whilst adhering to all international MRL levels.Thus the tea which will be used by Hayleys Global Beverages, complies with stringent global food safety standards.

Kelani Valley Plantations is a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2006, enshrining a commitment to respect for human rights, labour standards, environmental protection and elimination of corruption. KVPL is also a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership.

The Home for Every Plantation Worker programme is a multi-pronged approach to create a contented family life for all at our plantations. This includes support for quality housing, community capacity building such as training programmes for skills development, provision of services to improve health and wellbeing of the community and programmes for youth empowerment. Hayleys Global Beverages will be using raw materials which are produced in an ethical manner, providing fair value to farmers whilst ensuring dignified working and living conditions.



Environmental stewardship is a key pillar for our plantations which go beyond mandatory guidelines in protecting the environment in which it operates. Our plantations adopt a holistic approach to environmental protection.

Water Conservation Energy Conservation Solid Waste Management Biodiversity
No chemical zones in proximity to streams Construction of mini-hydro power plants Segration of waste Inventory of flora and fauna at each estate
Tea waste water filtration systems Switching from deisel to firewood Composting Identification of conservation status of flora and fauna
Strengthening river/stream embankments Regular energy audits Safe disposal of waste through approved channels Special management plans for treatened species and priority conservation zones


These practices have enabled our plantations to obtain Rainforest Alliance certification, Global GAP, forest stewardship council certification, among others. These environmental practices have also been featured as case studies in high profile institutions such as INSEAD School of Business, UNGC Best Practice Booklet, and CSR Asia. Read Less..

In line with our vision to be an equitable and socially engaged corporate citizen, Hayleys Global Beverages uses raw materials produced in an ethical manner, providing fair value to farmers whilst ensuring dignified working and living conditions. The Hayleys Global Beverages factory maintains the highest standards of corporate responsibility in product safety, environmental protection, employee wellbeing and community welfare. Validating these commitments, independent certifications received by the factory include include ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14000: 2015, OHSAS 18000, HACCP, ISO 22000: 2015, Rainforest Alliance, Kosher and Halaal, and we offer tea extracts with these certifications.



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