a high-end Chinese tea company based in Beijing, launched a new gifting product
in June in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy to enhance tea cultural
exchanges between countries.
product consists of a Chinese black tea and a Ceylon Tea.
Ambassador, Dr Palitha Kohona, while speaking at the launching event said that,
Sri Lanka Tea, or Ceylon Tea, is unique for many qualities including its taste,
aroma and purity. In 2021, China imported 15.2 million kilograms of Ceylon tea,
worth $76 million, from Sri Lanka.
ambassador said that China is the second largest economy in the world, which
could be a lucrative market for Sri Lanka’s new exporters.
vice-president of Xiaoguancha, said the Chinese black tea from Yunnan province
is popular among international tea drinkers as a way of exporting China’s
long-established tea culture.
the company is looking forward to expanding its reach overseas to have younger
consumers in foreign countries taste the modern and innovative Chinese tea
invested heavily in product innovation and smart technology for our supply
chain in an effort to transform the tea industry and bring a refreshing tea
drinking experience to our consumers at home and abroad,” said Mei.
The company is rolling out more such events and collaboration products by working with various embassies this year.