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Hyleys is one of the most sought-after brands of tea in the world tea market today due to the high quality of goods, distinguished style and dynamic development of the company.

Hyleys Tea Company, the Producer of 100% Ceylon tea, penetrated the Russian tea market in 1998, having chosen a policy of quality.
The collection of English Aristocratic Tea, falling under the premium category, was the first collection to be launched. Since then, the Hyleys Tea Company has become a true embodiment of premium English tea traditions. The superior taste of Hyleys Tea distinguishes it from other competitor brands; a fact that has been verified even by professional tea-tasters.


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The first tea bushes were planted in Ceylon by the British in 1867. James Taylor was the pioneer in growing tea in the island, and tea was first planted on an estate by the name of “Loolecondera” in the central highlands.

Camillia Sinensis is the botanical name of the tea plant. It is grown mainly in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. The tea bush prefers cooler, temperate, climatic conditions with good rainfall.  The central mountains and the lower southern elevations of Sri Lanka are ideal for tea plantations. The well known tea-producing areas in Sri Lanka are; Nuwara Eliya the highest elevation that produces the finest ‘champagne of teas’; Dimbula located on the western slopes of the central mountains; Uva located on the eastern slopes; Kandy the mid region of the hills, with an ancient royal kingdom; Ratnapura about 55 miles south-east of the capital Colombo and Galle in the deep south of Sri Lanka.

Tea from Sri Lanka falls in to three categories:
Low grown (on estates up to 600m in height)
Medium grown (between 600m and 1,200m in height)
High grown (over 1,200m in height)
Each elevation produces teas of unique character, and by blending teas from different areas and elevations of the island Sri Lanka can offer a very wide range of teas with flavour and colour.

When James Taylor planted the first Tea seeds little did he realize the significant impact tea would have on the Sri Lankan economy as well as the world market. Today Sri Lanka is the fourth largest producer of Tea in the world and the industry is one of the country’s main foreign exchange earners. It employs approximately 8% of the country’s population, either directly or indirectly.
In 1972 the island, then known as Ceylon reverted to the traditional name of Sri Lanka, but kept the name “Ceylon” for marketing tea, as this name was widely popular in the tea world.


Benefits of Ceylon Tea

In addition to being renowned the world over for its rich aroma and taste, Ceylon Tea is also highly sought-after for its many health benefits. The most widely produced and most recognized Black tea contains theaflavins and thearubigins, both powerful antioxidants which offer excellent protection against cancer and lower the risks of heart disease and reduce the growth of tumours. Drinking Ceylon Black Tea also protects against influenza, while boosting the immune system, preventing other possible diseases. It also acts on the stress hormones of your body, which allows you to recover more quickly after a stressful situation. Tea also increases alpha-wave activity in your brain, allowing you to remain more alert.
Ceylon Green or White Teas will help drinkers speed up their metabolism. This helps in the process of fat burning and weight loss while their anti-inflammatory qualities and can help drinkers to reduce the risk of developing arthritis. Tests have also shown that Ceylon tea will slow down the loss of collagen and is highly beneficial in combating signs of aging like sagging skin and wrinkles.
In brief… dangerous entities in our bodies known as “free radicals” which occur during the ingestion of various foods & drink we consume daily, as well as subjection to stress and increasingly polluted environments are neutralized by powerful “antioxidants” in tea. Tea’s health-giving and beneficial effects have been scientifically & medically upheld by the remarkable convergence of independent research in different countries. With every new research, emerges new and wonderful health benefit of tea, confirming what appears to have been ‘virtually instinctive knowledge’ of the ancient users of this magical brew!

About us

For well over a century, Sri Lanka has been synonymous for producing the world’s finest teas. Its rich taste, crisp aroma and therapeutic qualities give Ceylon Tea a distinctive advantage over other origins…

We at Regency Teas take pride in presenting this wonder beverage to our valued customers, in breathtaking form, fit for “Aristocracy”!

Established in 1997 by a dynamic group of professionals who had already established themselves in the Sri Lankan tea export & plantation industry, Regency Teas quickly asserted itself as a packer and exporter of the finest quality teas. Since inception, the company has been packing tea under the core brand ‘Hyleys’. The wide range of teas under the Hyleys portfolio includes; traditional and classic black & green tea as well as specialty blends with flavours, additives and herbs.

We have recently launched several functional & end-user benefit teas consisting of 100% natural ingredients in stride with latest global consumer trends. These innovative products have special packaging & unique customer appeal, adding further value to “taste & health” aspects.

Regency Teas export to over 25 countries worldwide and our strongest outreach is in North America and Eastern Europe.

On the manufacturing front, the company operates a production plant of 90,000sqft with modern infrastructure, tea packaging machinery and highly skilled staff. Annually, the factory produces 3500 metric tons of tea in value added form under strict Food Safety Management Systems and guidelines. The plant is HACCP certified through the Sri Lanka Standards Institution, accredited to RVA Holland.

With a production output of 2.75 million tea bags per day, Regency Teas is currently the 5th largest exporter of tea bags from Sri Lanka. The tea bagging facility boasts of the latest Tea Bagging machines producing staple free tea bags, as well as micro-filter Pyramid tea bags.

Our highly experienced team of professional Tea Tasters grade over 8000 lots of tea per week & taste over 500 cups of tea per day, identifying & selecting the right type of teas to suit different markets around the world.

We at Regency Teas are committed to achieve the highest required product standards at the most competitive price, which we take great pride, in delivering to each and every client.

A passion for customer satisfaction and trade excellence has been well rewarded with the Company receiving many local as well as international awards. These include an Award of Excellence in Moscow, four National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) awards at the recently held 2011 awards ceremony as well as a National Plantation Award presented by his Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa. These have reaffirmed the company’s stature as a premier tea exporter in Sri Lanka.


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    • Regency Teas (Pvt) Ltd.
      No.359, Biyagama Road, Kelaniya,
      Sri Lanka.
      Tel: 94 114 713 518 Fax: 94114 501 370
    • Representative in USA
      Mekor LLC
      P.O. Box 926,
      Tenafly, NJ 07670
      Tel: 1-888-HYLEYS-T
    • Hyleys Tea Eastern Europe & CIS Office
      Bldg. 22, No. 24, Kashirskoe Shosse,
      Moscow 115478, Russia.
      Tel/Fax: 7-495-9568892
    • Representative in Canada
      G.P. International
      796, Four Winds Way,
      Mississauga, ONT, L5R 3W8,
      Ontario, Canada.
      Tel: 416-948 0336
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