About Us

Quality Tea with a Purpose

Walters Bay’s tea processing center is located in the mist covered mountains in the central highlands of Sri Lanka where the perfect soil and an ideal year-round climate produce the world’s best tea. Every day begins with experienced workers carefully hand-plucking only the finest tea leaves. These leaves are then meticulously processed within 24 hours to guarantee the ultimate in freshness, quality, and flavor.

Without question, the care provided to our workers and their families is directly reflected in the quality of our tea. By purchasing this tea from Walters Bay, you are promoting social and environmental sustainability in Sri Lanka where our tea is grown, processed, and packaged. Sustainability initiatives include childcare centers, schools, retirement savings plans, and medical care for tea workers and their families.

Enjoy a refreshing glass of Walters Bay iced tea!

From what we produce an estimated 1.5 billion cups of tea are enjoyed around the world, every year.*
*Based on 2 grams per cup

A Typical Tea Supply Chain
No Transparency

Tea Estate

Grow + Process
Auctions
Tea Trader
Package & Ship
Older Tea
Expensive
With Middle Man
Buying From a Tea Producer
Complete Transparency

Walters Bay

Process
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Package
+
Ship
Fresh Tea
Economical
Zero Middle Man

Tea with a Purpose - Transparency in Sustainability

Without question, the care provided to our workers and their families is directly reflected in the quality of our tea. Walters Bay focuses its attention on the often-forgotten link in the farm-to-cup chain: the family farmer. We work with over 1,000 family farmers in our local area and support childcare centers, schools, retirement savings plans, and medical care for these farmers and their families.

Our Tea Processing Center

The mist covered mountains in the central highlands of Sri Lanka are home to the Walters Bay tea processing center.  From its construction in 1891 to achieving its FSSC22000 certification, Nildalukande artfully blends experience and tradition with modern food safety and quality systems.  Every day, fresh leaf from the surrounding mountains are meticulously processed within 24 hours to guarantee the ultimate in freshness, quality, and flavor.
Enjoy a cup of delicious Walters Bay tea