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THE FARMER, THE TRADER AND THE REASON IT ALL STARTED WITH MERRILL J. FERNANDO | OVER A CUPPA WITH THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAMAKER – PART 1

In this Over a Cuppa podcast, father and son sit down to talk about the farmer, the trader, and the inception of Dilmah Tea.

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HOW CAN ONE MAN IMPACT THE LIVES OF A MILLION? SIT DOWN FOR A CUP WITH MERRILL J. FERNANDO | OVER A CUPPA WITH THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAMAKER – PART 2

Listen as Merrill J. Fernando talks about how the philosophy of business being a matter of human service came to be

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IS THERE MORE TO A BUSINESS THAN MAKING PROFIT? | OVER A CUPPA WITH THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAMAKER – PART 3

In this episode of Over a Cuppa on Tea Radio, Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando shares a cuppa and a conversation with his father on the purpose beyond profit of Dilmah Tea; the purpose of changing lives.

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MERRILL J. FERNANDO DISCUSSES WHAT’S NEXT FOR GLOBALLY RESPECTED BRAND DILMAH | OVER A CUPPA WITH THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAMAKER – PART 4

In this chat ‘Over a Cuppa’, the World’s Most Experienced Teamaker, Merrill J. Fernando, shares his thoughts with his son (and Dilmah CEO), Dilhan C. Fernando, about the next 25 years for the world’s only producer owned brand - Dilmah

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PROMISES OF A TEAMAKER AND FARMER WITH MERRILL J. FERNANDO | OVER A CUPPA WITH THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAMAKER – PART 5

Quality, freshness and integrity in every single pack; this is a promise only a farmer can make.

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DR. JAYANTHA WATTAVIDANAGE TELLS US HOW FAITH AND BELIEF SERVE AS INDIRECT TOOLS IN CONSERVATION

What is the connection between environment and faith and belief? Using faith and belief as an indirect tool for conservation, Professor Jayantha Wattavidanage explains it all.

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UNDERSTANDING THE BALANCE BETWEEN DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION WITH DR. ENOKA KUDAVIDANAGE

Explore the importance of understanding the intricate balance between development and conservation.

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WHAT MAKES A PASSIONATE CONSERVATIONIST? LET’S ASK DR. ENOKA KUDAVIDANAGE & SUNELA JAYEWARDENE

Do women have a slight edge and a natural calling to be a nurturer of nature? To explore this further, we have two ladies with a passion for conservation

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SUNELA JAYEWARDENE, THE GREEN MIND BEHIND GREEN DESIGN

Sunela Jayewardene is a power house with multiple strengths and talents. She is probably best known as Sri Lanka’s Leading Environmental Architect

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THE IMPORTANCE OF CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT WITH SUNELA JAYEWARDENE & SAVERA WEERASINGHE

Mother-daughter duo Savera and Sunela share intergenerational perspectives and stories on the importance of collaboration

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LET’S TALK SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES, OVERCONSUMPTION AND WASTE WITH SAVERA WEERASINGHE

Savera Weerasinghe the dynamic co-founder of Ananta Sustainables, is an absolute powerhouse and an advocate of change.

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Tea Inspired Conversations

Tea Inspired Professionals - Episode 02: Adel Jabran - General Manager at Aloft Riyadh Hotel

Tea Inspired Professionals, especially from the F&B industry from around the globe, join t-Radio over a cuppa to spill the tea; Hear what tea inspiration they have to share

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Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, over a cuppa with Black Hat Chef - Bernd Uber

Join Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, over a cuppa with Black Hat Chef - Bernd Uber as they discuss what it means to be a Cook and Chef in the 21st Century.

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Tea Inspired Professionals - Episode 01: Adam Rowbottom – Director of Food & Beverage at Sofitel Brisbane Central – Australia

Tea Inspired Professionals, especially from the F&B industry from around the globe, join t-Radio over a cuppa to spill the tea

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Rhythm of Nature: The Soul of Black Tea in Music

Listen to the melody born out of the combination of reputed instrumentalist, Ravibandu Vidyapathy’s favourite tea, and his favourite traditional drum.

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Rhythm of Nature: The Rhythm and Flavour of Tea in Music

Like the sounding of Magul Bera (Ceremonial Drums) to herald the auspicious start of an event, drinking a strong cup of tea energises the beginning of a great day.

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Yarns and Anecdotes Series: The Bennison Murder

A gunshot, a murder, and a little dog. A few weeks before Christmas in the year 1880, there was a gunshot at half past 7pm and a Liverpool gentleman was found murdered on Mousa Estate – caused by a series of events which involved his little dog, Lugs.

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Dilmah Conservation

What Makes an Elephant? : Dr. Jayantha Wattavidanage and Dr. Enoka Kudavidanage

This edition of ‘Inspired Conversations Over a Cuppa’ is a tribute to one of our favourite animals, the elephant. Chatting with us about all things elephant-related, are Dr. Jayantha Wattavidanage and Dr. Enoka Kudavidanage, two of Sri Lanka's leading conservation biologists. Join in, as they share stories from the wild, reminisce and share fascinating facts on what makes this gentle giant a true Flagship species.

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Tea Radio

Tea and Cheese, A Worthy Match: Betty Koster

The Queen of Cheese herself is in the studio today! Betty Koster from the Netherlands raves about Dilmah’s Oolong Tea in this episode of VIP Chat Over a Cuppa. Talking about the difference between how people drink their tea; from how it’s presented and to how it’s paired, Betty is big on experiencing tea first hand.

Tune in to hear Betty’s thoughts on the health benefits of Tea!

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Business Mogulis and Tea: Jane Milton

Originally from Scotland but now based in England, Jane Milton is our newest guest on VIP Chat Over a Cuppa. As the 1st person to be certified a Tea Sommelier by the Tea Association of Canada, and brains behind a food & drink manufacturing consultancy operating in England and overseas, Jane was introduced to Dilmah in 2013 in the form of a partnership between Tea and Cake.

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Tea and Wellness

The Value of Health and Wellness: Dr. Tissa Amarakoon

The author of Tea and Your Health sits down with us on today’s segment of VIP Chat Over a Cuppa. Dr. Amarakoon is a firm advocate that wellness is a compilation of physical and mental health along with a healthy diet.

Long time tea drinkers are more likely to reduce the risk of degenerative diseases. Tune in to find out why!

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Tea Inspired Conversations

Robert Schinkel Reminisces About His First Tea Inspiration

Follow Robert Schinkel, mixologist extraordinaire, as he takes you on a journey to Sri Lanka’s tea country waking up with the sun. He chats about Tea being the most social drink, bringing people together and its association to strong memories.

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Tea and Wellness

Taste and Wellness

Tea, one of the oldest known drinks in human history, can be enjoyed as a pick-me-up or simply as a way to wind down after a hard day's work. With this in mind, we have dedicated June and July to Taste and Wellness. 

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Dilmah Conservation

Enjoying Home Gardening 101 on t-Radio

There’s no better time to learn a new skill, especially one that helps you relax while in Nature… than Home Gardening!

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Dilmah Conservation

Ted's First Taste Of Freedom

While most of us spent the past 8 weeks within the confines of our homes, a very special member of the Dilmah family had his first taste of freedom after spending 8 years at the Elephant Transit Home patiently to return to the wilderness of Udawalawe, his true home.

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t-Radio wishes a happy bithday to Mr. Dilmah!

t-Radio wishes Mr. Merrill J. Fernando a very happy birthday with God's blessings in abundance!

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Celebrating 70 years in tea and the 90th birthday of Mr. Dilmah

We're raising a cup of kindness to our humble founder and of 6th May, in celebration of his 70th year in tea and 90th birthday.

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Birthday Wishes from the Global Dilmah Family

In celebration of Merrill J. Fernando’s one-of-a-kind milestone, friends and well-wishers from around the world leave him a message for his 70th year as a teamaker and for his 90th birthday.

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Tea Inspired Conversations

How to create your Iced tea, Cocktail & Mocktail: Robert Schinkel

How to create your Iced tea, Cocktail & Mocktail: Robert Schinkel

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Tea Gastronomy, Cooking with Tea: Peter Kuruvita

Tea Gastronomy, Cooking with Tea: Peter Kuruvita

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Paring your food with Tea: Edwin Soon

Paring your food with Tea: Edwin Soon

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Tea and Wellness

Tea and its Health benefits: Dr Tissa Amarakoon

Tea and its Health benefits: Dr Tissa Amarakoon

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Dilmah School of Tea interviews

Dilmah School of Tea interviews

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Tea and Wellness

Tea & Health: How tea boosts immunity

Did you know that tea boosts immunity? Tea was first discovered as a medicine. Antioxidants in real tea, Camellia sinensis, help the human body to resist diseases. Whether it’s green tea, black tea, oolong tea or white tea, raise a cup of freshly brewed tea to strengthen your immune system. Words of advice on how tea can help, from Dr. Tissa Amarakoon and Dr. Anudini Liyanage.

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Dilmah Conservation

How to make your garden edible

The Sustainable lecture series hopes to inspire small changes in our everyday lifestyles as we deal with the very real threat of a changing climate which could be applied anywhere, whether in a residential backyard, school or community garden, a small rooftop garden or in the confines of a balcony of an apartment building!

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