Newburgh Estate | Finlays Tea Estates Sri Lanka
The Newburgh Estate situated in the misty Namunukula Mountain range and has a reputation as one of the best Green Tea factories of Sri Lanka. The famous panoramic view point, the “Ella Gap” where the eastern mountains descend down to the plains of southern Sri Lanka is very close by and the estate is 701m to 1,219m above sea level.
Newburgh Estate was established in 1884 and the historic Newburgh tea factory was built in 1903 and has been manufacturing orthodox black tea for last century. It was fully refurbished and converted into a state of the art Green Tea processing unit in 2009.
Newburgh Green Teas produce a variety of finest and best green tea under “Finlays Newburgh Green Teas” brand, using handpicked tea leaves processed to the highest quality standards at a state of art green tea factory. Unlike the most of the other Green Tea Manufacturers, Newburgh Green Teas use the finest buds of tea, from their own Nahavila Estate tea gardens, grown under strict agricultural, ethical and hygienic standards practice. Newburgh Green teas ensures that no other teas from outside sources are blended into its original garden tea.
Newburgh estate and green tea factory is accredited by Rainforest Alliance and the Ethical Tea movement and Newburgh Green Tea Factory is certified by the National organic Programme of United State Department of Agriculture (USDA – NOP), Japanese Agriculture Standards (JAS) and EU standards (European Economic Community) for the manufacturing of organic green tea.