A Sri Lankan family tea company founded in 1985 by Merrill J. Fernando.
The pioneers of the concept of "single origin tea" against industry trends, to commit to authenticity.
GARDEN FRESH TEA PACKED AT SOURCE
HANDCRAFTED TO DELIVER NATURAL GOODNESS
PURPOSE WITH EMPOWERMENT
DRIVING TEA INSPIRATION
Our founder made a commitment to the 'purpose beyond profit'. A minimum of 15% of our pretax profits directly benefit people and the planet, efficiently and effectively fulfilling the philosophy of making 'business a matter of human service'.
Sri Lankan family tea company Dilmah, founded by Merrill J. Fernando has championed quality, authenticity and variety in tea. Dilmah pioneered the concept of Single Origin Tea in 1988 when the family company went against industry trends to declare its commitment to authenticity. Garden fresh, unblended tea is a hallmark of Dilmah and offers a unique taste of unblended Ceylon Tea packed at source.
Dilmah is Ethical Tea, in that all packaging profits are retained in Sri Lanka and fund the MJF Charitable Foundation and Dilmah Conservation. We believe that Business is a Matter of Human Service.