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Tel: (812) 375 - 1937.
Lalith Guy Paranavitana
are tea importers, blenders, merchants and consultants providing retail
and wholesale tea, tea education and private label services. We have
over 38 years of experience in the tea industry of which our President
Lalith Guy Paranavitana spent 18 years as the manager (Superintendent)
of Nuwara Eliya Tea Estate in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and Director of the Sri
Lanka State Plantations (Tea) Corporation!
We create and blend many of the fine teas that are offered
on this site. Empire Tea Services
feature only the the best teas from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), India and China.
Choose from loose leaf tea, tea bags, herbal,
decaffeinated, micro blended teas. NEW: NEW: NEW Teas:
Pi Lo Chun/Sencha Green Teas,
5 White teas,
17 Green Flavored Teas, 6 Traditional
Blends Black Teas, 19 Black Flavored Teas,
5 Decaffeinated Teas,
12 Herbal Teas, 3 Mate Teas,
3 Chai Teas.
* Our Ice Tea was the winner of the Ice Tea competition in the unflavored,
unsweetened category at the Take Me 2 Tea Expo held in Las Vegas on
March 28, 2004.
Picture to right: Award Winner -
World Tea Expo 2004 (pictured right).
About Ceylon tea – Historical and Contemporary
In addition to tea Empire Tea Services also provide a range of tea
accessories with everything you need to make a great pot of tea.
View tea pots with infusers, tea
strainers, brew bags, tea chests, tea books, tea cozies, Chatsford,
Tetsubins and Yixing tea pots, glass tea pots, Finum (from the makers of Teeli),
tea sets, tea for one (and for two) and the list goes on.
Warehouse / Showroom is located at 4525 Progress Drive, Columbus,
Indiana, 47201.Our showroom is open from 10 am – 2 pm weekdays and at
other times by prior appointment. Special tea tasting events will be
announced. Please register
with us so that we can inform you by email.
- Free Shipping for orders over $100,
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- Live in Indiana? Empire Tea Services pick up the tab for
the sales tax for Indiana orders.
How To Start A
Tea Business - we can help you.
Empire Tea Services can provide
wholesale prices on their full range of
teas and accessories and for those who require a
private label we will customize
packaging with whole leaf or tea bags to suit your needs.
Please feel free to call us at
(812) 375 - 1937 or use our online form to contact us - we are here to help you.