Patrick Francis Hadow, the Ceylon coffee & tea planter who won ‘Wimbledon’ in 1878 - 7 Mins
Listen to the story of Patrick Francis Hadow, fondly known as Frank. Did you know that in 1878, a 23-year-old Frank Hadow, on leave from his plantation in Ceylon, competed in the 2nd Wimbledon Championship and secured the singles title by defeating Spencer Gore in the Challenge Round?
The Bruce Whitehouse Murder in 1949. 5 mins 40 secs
Tale of the ill-fated robbery by the feared underworld figure of the day, “Laathara Baas” and his gang, which resulted in the death of Bruce Whitehouse, Superintendent of Madampe Group, Rakwana in the Ratnapura district.
WHAT HAS CRICKET TAUGHT MAHELA ABOUT LIFE? LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE OF A CHAT OVER A CUPPA WITH CRICKET LEGEND MAHELA JAYAWARDENE AND DILHAN C. FERNANDO - 20 MINS
Tea grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando chats with Former Cricketer of the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team and Chairman of the National Sports Council Mahela Jayawardene. Find out what’s behind Mahela’s success and his advice to the younger generation. All this and more on this short podcast.
THE PEOPLE OF THE PLANTATIONS: THE PAST, PRESENT AND WHAT’S NEXT. 34 MINS
S. Kamalanathan – Head of Operations for the MJF Charitable Foundation speaks about his experiences working with estate communities over the last four and a half decades. He speaks candidly about how leaders, educators, estate managers, policy makers, and the communities can work together to create lasting change on the estates.
The ingredients and aftermath of success. Sri Lankan Cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara chats Over a Cuppa with Dilhan C. Fernando. 35 mins
Tea grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, in conversation with former Captain of Sri Lanka’s National Cricket Team, and President of the MCC, Kumar Sangakkara on success, humility and more.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
UNDERSTANDING THE BALANCE BETWEEN DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION WITH DR. ENOKA KUDAVIDANAGE
Explore the importance of understanding the intricate balance between development and conservation.
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
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
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
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Dilmah School of Tea interviews
Dilmah School of Tea interviews