Dunsinane establishes yet another record

Dunsinane Estate established an all time record price of Rs. 660 per kg for a BPS grade in the western high grown CTC category, at the weekly tea auctions held on 29 November. This line of tea was purchased by M/s., Venture Teas Ltd. and marketed by M/s., Forbes & Walker Tea Brokers Ltd.

 

Interestingly Dunsinane also holds record prices for the PF1 grade at Rs. 780 and BP1 at 660 per kg.  Dunsinane is situated at an elevation of 1,400 metres above sea level at the Pundaluoya Valley in the Dimbula planting district. It is an ISO 22000:2005 and Rainforest alliance certified facility with an annual production capacity of over a million kilos of made tea per annum. This estate is managed by Asela Udumulla and comes under the purview of Elpitiya Plantations PLC.

Daily FT, 06th December 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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