Shannon Overview

The tea cultivation in this estate commenced in the year of 1919. There are approximately 11 natural springs in the estate. Flora & Fauna is enlightened to grow in the bank of the water ways for the prevention of the pollution. There are 02 natural water ponds at Glentaffe division of this estate. This property was belonging to one Mr. Piyasiri Rathnayake and this estate was managed by Mr. D.G.D. Yapa the Superintended from 1956 to 1973. The estate is close to the A7 Hatton – Colombo high ways.

General Facts

Region

High grown

Temperature

20-30˚C

Total Population

2547

Elevation

1372m

Rainfall

3878mm

Contact Details

Telephone

+94 (0) 51- 4921407 (Office)

+94 (0) 51 – 4921465 (Factory)

Email

shannon@sunshineholdings.lk

Location

Shannon Estate

Hatton, Sri Lanka

Characteristics

Rotovane / orthodox/ silvertips/ high grown

Leaf Appearance – Blacker, Twisted cleaner and neater leaf

Infusion – Coppery Bright

Liquor – Coloury more strength, brisker, thicker

Certifications

Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)

The Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP)

Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) Certification

ISO 202000/2005