grown teas from Sri Lanka are reputed for their taste
and aroma. The influence of climatic conditions
of its plantations imparts to the product a variety of
flavors and aromas, synonymous with quality.
There are six main tea-producing areas. Galle, to the south of the island; Ratnapura, about 55 miles east of the capital Colombo; Kandy, the low region near the ancient royal capital; Nuwara Eliya, the highest area that produces the finest teas; Dimbula, west of the central mountains; and Uva, located east of Dimbula.