The Government, April 7 -- owned Janatha Estates Development Board (JEDB) will re-launch their flagship brand Jana Tea and will also introduce tea bags.

Chairman, JEDB, Rtd. Wg. Cmdr. Buwaneka D. Abeysuriya said that they are the biggest supplier of tea to the tri forces and several other government institutions including SriLankan Catering Parliament and several hospitals.

"With the introduction of tea bags and increasing retail sector sales we expected to increase revenue from this aspect from Rs. 400 million to Rs. 600 million."

He said this is also made possible due to increase in production. "For several years tea plantations were not replaced with new plants. This is because the nurseries were completely neglected for over a deca...