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* Sri Lanka's tea production highest in May
Thu, Jul 10, 2014, 12:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's tea production rose sharply in the month of May this year recording the highest tea production in the first six months of this year.

According to the Director General of the Sri Lanka Tea Board, K Mihindukulasooriya, month of May recorded the highest tea production in the history.

In May the tea production was recorded at 39,045,037 kg, 16 percent higher than the 33,669,479 kg output recorded for the same period last year.

Sri Lanka exported 27,414,368 kg of tea in May 2014.

The official attributed the success in tea production to the relief granted to tea smallholders. The relief programme is being implemented in 14 tea growing districts

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