"P.M.David Silva & Sons was established in 1945 during the Plantation Raj in Ceylon’s world famous Dimbula Valley.The company was founded on Brunswick Estate in the fertile Maskeliya Valley as a small independent Tea Shop for tea plantation workers to gather, relax and enjoy a quality cup of tea.The business and the family soon expanded to become a specialist Tea Transporter and Plantation Supplier.Today, three generations on, we remain a family company bringing worlds most sought after teas that are hand plucked and ethically sourced from the very people and estates that we have worked with."
The philosophy that PMD Tea aims to embody is one of family values and both ethical and environmental sustainability. The details and origins of the individual teas in our catalogue are available for your perusal on the information page, as are our trade articles. So whether you are interested in our tea for personal consumption, or for distribution, please feel free to take a look at our online store.
1) Fanatical Attention to Detail and Consistency
2) Absolute Integrity
3) Heroic Customer Service
4) Work Hard Play Hard
“To be the preferred choice of tea brand that offers quality orthodox tea to consumers across the world, whilst continuing to be a partner of the Sri Lankan tea industry”
Our unique system of purchasing teas has benefits for all parties concerned.
The Plantation - They have an opportunity to work with a forward thinking organisation that looks to promote their plantation through our Single Estate range. We challenge the plantation owners to produce their finest quality teas and pay a deserving price for the teas in return.
PMD - Through our direct buying model, we can always be rest assured that each packet of PMD has captured the best taste and flavour that a particular garden is able to produce.The Customer - The final tea drinker enjoys a cup of tea that is responsibly sourced. They also taste the true flavour of tea and enjoy the freshness that comes with our direct buying model.