Fueling business with biomass energy

Mahir Brothers in Katugastota, in the Matale District, is one of Sri Lanka’s leading exporters of spices, namely nutmeg, pepper, cloves and cocoa. For the past three generations, Mahir Brothers has tried to maintain the consistency of its produce, sometimes travelling far distances in...

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Tea could be the secret to strong bones

Forget milk – TEA could be the secret to strong bones: Three cups a day lowers the risk of fractures by 30%• The effect so big that tea may become a major part of fracture-prevention diet• It’s thought that plant chemicals called flavonoids strengthen...

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The Blue Ridge Plateau Initiative

The Blue Ridge Plateau area of Virginia is rich with good soil, adequate rainfall, and hardworking people. Many of the people of this region have been involved in agriculture for generations. The food grown here is healthy and nutrient-dense farmed with low amounts of...

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Bio-diversity in Nilmini Estate

Current Status and Sustainable Management of Bio-diversity in Nilmini Estate Private Ltd., Ihala Millawa, Morawaka 1.Introduction This report presents an evaluation of the status of bio-diversity in the Nilmini Estate Private Ltd, Ihala Millawa, Morawaka, which is currently under the process of conversion into...

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Market and the Way Forward

Is organic food a basic need? Most of us would argue that no, it is not. However, for an organic consumer, it is a food and hence it must be a basic need for him/her. For some of our organic food is a luxury...

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May I have your attention, please?

Sometimes back Ahinsa Tea website administrator called me and said that my two para piece on organic certification on their FB has got well over 100000 hits.Though it is a very large number for a website like this, it did not surprise me.That is...

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Organic Products Certification

We expect that it is necessary to have a certificate for organic products. Yes, it is correct but why is that? Buyers often pay an additional premium for organic status. So buyers want to know that really what she/he pays to buy the money’s...

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Why Organic?

We are not only organic but also nature-friendly. Labor friendly too. So, it is bio farming or natural agriculture. It is the coexistence based on Ahinsa principles. We believe everybody and everything has a place in nature and the environment. During last 50 to...

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Ahinsa Tea

For several decades, we have exerted great efforts to produce labor and nature friendly tea in Sri Lanka. The dream became a reality when Ahinsa Tea was originally produced in 1999 in a small tea estate, namely the Nilmini Estates in the southern part of Sri Lanka.


Nilmini Estates (Pvt) Ltd, Ihala Millawa, Morawaka, Sri Lanka

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