Ceylon Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea

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Brewing instructions

Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes

Brewing instructions


Ceylon Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea is a delicious, invigorating, potentially health-beneficial type of Black Tea. It comes from the island nation of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), specifically from the Balangoda Estate in Ruhunu district.

This is a low-lying garden famous for making high-quality Flowery Pekoe grade Tea. When brewed, it has a thicker, stronger flavour compared to high-grown varieties.

Many people choose Ceylon Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea because of its unmistakable heartiness. It is a true delight to the senses, one that might even come with Black Tea Benefits.

Perhaps best of all, we pack it fresh to order, thus ensuring quality and consistency. Buy it and try it today right here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company. You won’t be disappointed.

What is Ceylon Tea?

  • Ceylon Tea (also known as Sri Lanka Tea) is usually a type of Black Tea.
  • It tends to have a bolder flavour compared to the likes of Assam and China Black Tea.
  • Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea, in particular, is one of the boldest of them all.
  • Commercial Tea production in Sri Lanka began during the 19th century.
  • Tea-growing land now covers around 4% of the island.
  • An estimated 5% of the country’s population works in the industry.

About The Balangoda Tea Estate

This garden finds itself in Ruhunu, Sri Lanka, sharing its geography with the renowned and truly breathtaking Yala National Park. The area has long been known for its thriving wildlife, from leopards to Asian elephants to wild boar and crocodiles.

Tea-growing, despite taking a back seat when compared to the animals found here, is also popular due to its outstanding quality.

While the likes of Uva, Dimbula and Nuwara Eliya boast cool climes, the Ruhunu district, in comparison, is hotter and more humid.

This means that Tea produced at Balangoda is unique in its character and charm. Why not find out for yourself with Ceylon Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea? Discover its full potential as your new morning cuppa.

Useful Information

Type of Tea: Black Tea.

Origin: The Balangoda Estate, Ruhunu, Southern Province, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon).

Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.

How to Serve: Milk, sugar, honey or lemon - the choice is yours. Alternatively, serve black.

Tasting Notes: Imparts a strong, full-bodied flavour.

Colour in Cup: Coppery liquor, dark in tone.

Health Benefits of Ceylon Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea

This beverage boasts a wealth of vitamins, minerals and other antioxidants - most notably, theaflavins and thearubigins. Such chemical compounds do much to support your health and wellbeing through their work combating free radicals in the body.

Ultimately, thanks to Ceylon Ruhunu Balangoda FP Estate Tea’s ability to fight free radicals, thus slowing oxidation, it reduces the risk of developing several chronic conditions. And that’s just the beginning of its potential!

Additional info
  • Type
    Black Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
  • Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Breakfast, Afternoon
  • Country
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