• 7th Jul 2017

    Celebrate 150 years of Ceylon Tea – Tea Party

    World’s ever longest Tea Party organized by Sri Lanka held on 06 July 2017. While many countries from east to west across the world celebrated at 5.00 pm Sri Lanka time in every time zone and the local event was at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. Th...

  • 29th May 2017

    National Environmental Week - 2017

    Inauguration Ceremony of National


  • 4th May 2017

    Visit of Honorable Vice Minister of Agriculture of China

    Honorable Vice Minister of Agriculture of China Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka on 04 May 2017....

  • 24th Apr 2017

    TRI participates in the national exhibition at the BMICH

    The Tea Research Institute participated in the national exhibition........

  • 21st Jan 2017

    Visit of His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena

    His Excellency President Maithripala

  • 8th Jan 2017

    Year 2017: the year of adoption of integrated measures ..........


  • 2nd Jan 2017

    First working day celebration of year 2017


  • 21st Dec 2016

    High quality St. Coombs tea

    It is time to order the best tea you have ever tasted.
    High grown factory fresh unblended St. Coombs tea is available at the St. Coombs Tea Centre....

  • 15th Dec 2016

    St Coombs achieved all time record price

    St Coombs achieved all time record price...........

  • 25th Nov 2016

    Climate Change

    Report on climate changevulnerability and adaptation strategies for

  • 7th Nov 2016

    Tea Research outshines at the Sixth Symposium on Plantation Crop Research

    The sixth Symposium on Plantation Crop Research was successfully held at the BMICH during November 3-4, 2016. The theme of the symposium was &...

  • 11th Jul 2016

    Report on climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies for tea plantations released

    A comprehensive report on the impacts of climate change, vulnerability and adaptation strategies for the tea sector in Sri Lanka .....

  • 1st Jun 2015

    Low Country Regional Centre & St. Joachim Tea Factory Celebrated 50 years of Services

    The TRI Low country Regional Centre and St. Joachim factory celebrated their Golden Jubilee in 2014. Commemorating the Golden Jubilee, a series of events viz. an “Open Day” for stakeholders, felicitation of retired officers with long y...

  • 1st Jun 2014

    National project launched for popularizing the use of machines in tea smallholdings sector

    Launching the national project for popularizing the use of machineries in tea smallholdings, the Minister of Plantation Industries, Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe handed over 21 million Rupees worth of machines and equipment to 50 societies of tea smal...

  • 7th Oct 2013

    Corporate Plan 2013-17

    The third revision of the Corporate Plan of the TRISL is now prepared. It embodies the vision of the management, a commitment of its senior managers by way of its mission and of all those involved in making realistic goals and objectives....


The Tea Research Institute (TRI), since its inception in 1925, has been the only national body in Sri Lanka for generating and disseminating new technologies related to tea cultivation and processing. The TRI has always been the driving force behind the numerous successes achieved to...

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To achieve excellence in tea research and to provide technological guidance to the tea industry, in order to make Sri Lankan tea the most preferred tea in the world, at a competitive price.

To generate and transfer scientific knowledge and technologies appropriate for the stakeholders to improve productivity and quality of Sri Lankan tea in a most profitable manner.

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