Our Story

Our Story

A small but focused team was the nucleus from which the Imperial Teas Group was founded in 1994. Since then, remarkably rapid growth since then in a crowded and highly competitive marketplace has placed the Group at the vanguard of the tea industry. Ever since 1998 Imperial Teas has remained within the top 10 Tea Exporters of Sri Lanka, with a customer network of over 60 countries.

A modern factory complex with the latest machinery and equipment spread over 310,000sq ft in Kelaniya is situated close to major transport hubs. Stringent quality standards, timely deliveries and competitive pricing all combine to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Streamlined and computerised processes enable seamless and optimum operations with excellent technical support.

The Group's marketing strategy is based on a close rapport with our clients and an awareness of current trends. Our team of expert tea tasters and master blenders cater to a wide range of international tastes and needs. 


Our Excellence

Our blending, packaging and tea bagging operations are carried out under the direct supervision of trained staff and conform to statutory and regulatory requirements and internationally recognised quality standards. These include traceability systems for accountability. As well as being a renowned brand marketing company, we are specialists in contract packing for the private label requirements of our overseas customers. This commitment to excellence has been recognised with the presentation of several key prestigious awards, some of which are listed below.


IMPRA Teas is honoured to receive the following awards in recognition of its product and
service excellence.

  • Most Outstanding Exporter for the year 2003 & 2009
  • Runner-up Award for Export Excellence 2007
  • ​Gold Award, Best Brand Exporters for the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008 & 2009