Pothotuwa Tea Factory establishes all-time record price for BOP grade

Pothotuwa Tea Factory, situated in Beralapanatara, Deniyaya, achieved an all-time record price of Rs. 900 for a BOP grade at the weekly tea auctions held on 29 August. 


This line of tea was marketed by Forbes & Walker Tea Brokers Ltd. The Pothotuwa Tea Factory, established in 1989, is owned and managed by Anil Alwis and this tea factory is a leading producer of high quality Ceylon tea. 


Daily FT, 1st September 2017.


About F&W

Forbes & Walker was set up in 1881 as a partnership between James Forbes and Chapmen Walker. Although there is no actual record of the date on which it was established the very first cash book, still in the possession of the Finance Director, indicates the brokerages were earned from 1st August 1881. In Sir Thomas Villiers' book “Mercantile Lore” the date of establishment of Forbes & Walker has been put down      Read More...

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