Alton Estate
 

Alton Estate is situated the in Maskeliya Upcot agro climatic area in the Nuwara Eliya district. The Estate is 10Km from Maskeliya and 22Km from Hatton. The principal crop on the Estate is tea. At an elevation between 4700 and 5550 feet, the Estate covers an area of 350 hectares (865 acres). Of which 57% are VP plants and 43% are seedings plants. With its own factory on the estate, Alton produces approximately 2400 Kg of tea per day.

The history of the Estate can be traced back to 1927, when the Estate was owned by Ceylon Tea Plantations Company and managed by George Steuarts & Co till the Nationalisation of plantations in 1975. With the privatisation of estates in 1992, Alton was taken over by Horana Plantations and is currently managed by Ceytea Plantation Management.

  • Estate Mark: Alton
  • Principal Crop: Tea Production
  • Capacity: 2400 Kg a day
  • Certifications: ISO:22000:2005, SGS-TASL Product Certificate
  • Awards/Achievements: All time record price for BOPF (2007), Highest number of Top Prices in Off Grade (2006), All time record price for Fanings I (2006)
  • Number of employees: 900
 
 
Alton Estate Map
 
 
 
 
     
     
 
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No. 400, Deans Road, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: +94-11-2627318 +94-11-262-7000 (Hunting) . Facsimile: +94-11-262-7323
E-Mail: horanap@hplnet.com
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