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 Who is Basilur?


Transforming an internationally beloved, 5000 year old beverage into a sophisticated, premium quality drinking beverage is an achievement that deserves everyone’s keen attention. Basilur Tea is a company that boasts of this remarkable achievement, globally. Located in the land that is historically renowned for its prized tea leaves. Ceylon – now called Sri Lanka; Basilur obtains the choicest tea leaves from the very source of its growth. The treasured raw material is then combined with the strengths of Basilur, which are the highest quality ingredients, unmatched tea blends and innovative, unique designs, to produce an exclusive premium product. Its packaging plant and office is established in Colombo, Sri Lanka (Ceylon).

The goal of Basilur Tea, was to fill the gap of a niche tea market, with an exclusive tea product, offering both innovation and uniqueness in packaging & tea. Moving a step further by proving the world's finest tea in unique and extraordinary packaging, Basilur Tea Export has earned a name for its innovative and exceptional quality tea products supplied directly from right where the tea is grown. Custom-made shapes, special materials & printing methods, author's photographs have transformed BASILUR into only a one of its kind. The finest quality tea is blended with a stunning variety of flavours, natural fruits and herbs, to provide a delightful and refreshing tea drinking experience.

Basilur takes pride in its stylish and innovative presentations that elevates tea drinking to a premium, exclusive experience. All the products are produced & packed in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) at Basilur tea packing plant using state of the art machinery to make sure their freshness, quality and hygienic conditions are protected.

Our Supplier Company facilities are ISO and HACCP certified to make sure the entire process is under strict quality controls. The Parent company is registered in the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka.

Basilur Teas are from different elevations like high/middle/lower and also include a selection of world famous regions such as Uva, Dimbulla and Nuwara Eliya, renowned worldwide for producing the finest of Ceylon Black Tea. Blessed with ideal climatic conditions, a tropical country with fine precipitation all year round, Sri Lanka (Ceylon) produces some of the finest teas on earth. The world famous Ceylon 'Long leaf' teas such as OP, OPA and Tippy teas from the low grown areas of Ceylon are used in specially designed Basilur packaging to retain their historical and traditional values. Together with mineral rich soil and intense tending of our devoted artisans, it's only natural to breed the finest tea in the world. Basilur teas are packed in flavour-sealed foil pouches with zipper so that we offer the maximum protection to our tea and convenience to you. The teabags come in a foil sachet to guarantee freshness and real flavour of Basilur tea.

Basilur South Africa....

Having experienced this Magnificent and Truly unique product, a dedicated and passionate team in Johannesburg felt it only fitting to bring this Premium Quality Drinking Experience to South Africa.  We are proud to be the sole Distributor of the Basilur TEA in South Africa, and for the First time ever, South Africans will get to experience what it means to drink an Exclusive Premium Quality product.

We sincerely hope you enjoy every moment shared with your cup of BASILUR TEA. 

Basilur tea is imported and distributed by SA Lanka Trading (Pty) Ltd.