Established in 1992, Kelani Valley Plantations PLC (KVPL) was listed on the main board of the Colombo Stock exchange in 1996. Celebrating its 25th year in 2017, KVPL today is among the leading manufacturers of Tea and Rubber. The Company owns and manages 25 estates covering over 13,000 hectares of Tea and Rubber plantations. All of KVPL's black tea factories...
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All of KVPL's black tea factories are ISO 22000:2005 certified, and its tea plantations are accredited with Rainforest Alliance and UTZ certifications. Additionally being compliant with the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) certifies the Company's commitment to good agricultural practices with highly stringent adherence to environmental best practices, while signifying a responsible approach to augmenting ethical business practices in worker safety and health and preservation of bio-diversity within the plantations...
Kelani Valley Plantations PLC (KVPL) was incorporated as regional plantation company in June 1992, as a preliminary to the privatization of the then State-owned segment of the plantation industry. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dipped Products PLC a leading manufacturer of hand protection wear worldwide. Kelani Valley plantations comprises 25 estates spanning three distinct agro-climatic regions spanning over 13,000 hectares of tea, rubber, coconut, cinnamon and agro-forestry plantations.
Our Halgolla Estate was selected for the Netherlands–Sri Lanka Pilot project on 'Agroforestry on Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka,' marking another significant milestone in KVPL's sustainability journey. KVPL, in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), University of Peradeniya, Wageningen University & Research, and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), facilitates a public–private partnership on Agroforestry Development in the plantation sector to enhance environmental and socio-economic sustainability.
Kelani Valley Plantations PLC and UNICEF sign a partnership on #climate change and disaster risk reduction. The partnership will enable children’s club members to use child-friendly and do-it yourself (DIY) weather stations to educate children on the practical forms.