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Corporate Profile

Akbar Brothers Limited is a family business with a heritage of five generations of experience and in-depth knowledge of the tea trade dating as far back as 1907. Today Akbars´ rank proudly as the largest exporter of Ceylon Tea, a position held for the past 19 consecutive years.
Akbar Brothers Limited has been able to be the largest exporter in all three main categories (Bulk Tea, Tea Packets & Tea Bags) in 2010.

In 2010 Akbar Brothers Limited exported more than 45 million kilos of tea and has received many prestigious national and international awards over the years for outstanding exports to over 90 countries worldwide.

The Head Office complex is situated in the heart of Colombo with four state-of-the-art processing centres within the greater Colombo area. Akbar Brothers Limited has approximately 680,000 sq. ft. of prime storage and production facilities situated in close proximity to the Head Office and a dedicated workforce of over 1000 employees consisting of experienced and qualified personnel in the tea industry. The personal supervision by Akbar family members during all stages of production ensures stringent quality control up to the time of shipment.

The commitment to quality was rewarded by Akbar Brothers´ tea bagging plant being the first in Sri Lanka to be accredited with ISO 9002 and HACCP certifications.

Akbar Tea

Akbar Brand
Akbar Brand is the flagship brand of Akbar Brothers Limited which is marketed worldwide. Especially in the last years the demand for Akbar products has been increased enormously.

Under the umbrella of Akbar Brand, Akbar Brothers Limited offer a comprehensive range of tea products such as black and green tea in loose packs, tea bags, flavoured teas and teas packed in an assortment of tins and bottles. These products are constantly updated and new innovative packs are regularly developed to keep ahead of global trends. The Akbar product range is positioned to always offer the best value to consumers by ensuring the highest quality standards at a competitive price.

The Akbar Brand is packed in Akbar Brothers state-of-the-art production facilities utilizing the latest high-tech automated processing and packaging machinery which ensure the highest quality of packaging. Each consignment of Akbar Brand undergoes rigorous quality checks and tests by experienced tea tasters and quality supervisors during every stage of production up to the time of shipment.Finally, each consignment is personally approved by an Akbar family member giving it the added reassurance of quality.

The exclusive importer for Akbar Tea in Germany is:

I.T.C.G. International Tea Company (Germany) GmbH
Oststraße 84, 40210 Düsseldorf
Tel.: 0211/3677-382 • Fax: 0211/3883-503
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