PRESIDENTIAL EXPORT AWARDS
2020 / 2021
Best Exporter in Sri Lankan Tea Industry 2020/2021
Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand for the year 2020/2021
2019 / 2020
Best Exporter in Sri Lankan Tea Industry - 2019/2020
2018 / 2019
Best Sri Lankan Export Brand - 2018/2019
Most Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand
Best Export Award - Tea Sector - 2018/2019
Highest Foreign Exchange Earner -Tea Sector - 2017
Best Sri Lankan Export Brand - 2017
Highest Foreign Exchange Earner -Tea Sector - 2016
Best Sri Lankan Export Brand - 2016
Highest Value Added Exporter-Tea Sector - 2016
Highest Value Added Exporter-Tea Sector - 2015
Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter - 2014
Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter - 2013
Best Sri Lankan Export Brand - 2013
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd - Exporter to Highest number of Destinations - 2013
Highest Net Foreign Exchange Earner - 2013
Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter
Best Tea Sector Exporter 2011
Best Sri Lankan Overall Exporter 2010
Best Tea Sector Exporter 2010
Merit Award–Value Added Tea Exporter 2009
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd - Best Value Added Tea Exporter 2009
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd - Exporter to Highest number of Destinations 2009
Highest Net Foreign Exchange Earner 2009
Best Value Added Tea Exporter 2008
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd - Exporter to Highest number of Destinations 2008
Highest Net Foreign Exchange Earner 2008
Winner of the “Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter” 2007
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd - Merit Award for Value Tea Exporter 2006
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd - Exporter to the Highest number of Destinations 2006
Best Value Added Tea Exporter 2006
Sri Lankan Exporter of the Year 2006
SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF MARKETING(SLIM) BRAND EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Export Brand of the Year - (Akbar Brand) - 2011
‘AKBAR’ brand - 2005 & 2006 Gold Award
Winner of the “International Brand of the Year”
NATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Quick Tea Pvt Ltd - National Business Excellence Award - 2004
TEA BOARD - NATIONAL TEA AWARDS
Highest Tea Market Coverage - 2016
Highest Foreign Exchange Earner - Value added Tea Category - 2016
Highest Foreign Exchange Earner - Bulk Tea Category - 2016
Best Value Added Tea Exporter- Large Scale Category - 2016
Best Bulk Tea Exporter - Large Scale Category - 2016
Best Tea Exporter of the Year - 2016
Akbar Brothers Limited to become the first ever Sri Lankan tea company to be awarded the internationally recognized ISO 9001 and HACCP quality certificates.
ASIA’S FIRST CARBON INSET COMPANY
Adhering to the company’s sustainable goals and in-line with doing its part to mitigate climate change, Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd received the net-zero Carbon emission status for its tea bag manufacturing facility in 2018.
COVID-19 SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd was the first tea exporting company in Sri Lanka to be awarded this certification, from the SLSI. This recognized the prompt procedures and protocols Akbar Brothers put in place with the on-set of the pandemic for the safety of all their stakeholders.
The certification indicates that Akbar is in compliance with international standards to ensure social, economic and environmental well-being throughout its supply chain- from producer to consumer.
ISO 9001- is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Thereby demonstrating the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.
ISO 22000- recognizes Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd maintaining international standards for food safety management at all levels, leaving no doubt to the safety of consumption.
ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized standard for Environmental Management Systems. It provides a framework that organizations can use to establish and effectively manage their environmental responsibilities.
HACCP- The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is a systematic preventive approach used in the food industry to ensure food safety. It identify physical, chemical and biological hazards in order to eliminate the risk of the hazards being realized at the following activities at Akbar Tea’s manufacturing facilities: Blending, Flavouring, Packing of Processed Tea and Herbs
GMP- is an international system followed by Akbar Brothers to ensure that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards. It is designed to minimize the risks involved in any pharmaceutical production that cannot be eliminated through testing the final product.
HAC - HALAL
The HAC ensures the highest quality in setting Halal standards.
International Featured Standard (IFS) Food is a GFSI-recognised standard for certifying the safety and quality of food products and production processes.
CIMA Training Partner
CIMA Training Partner reinforces the importance of professional development offered to our employees.
Ceylon Tea - Sri Lanka has implemented various measures to comply with environment related international conventions & agreements and secured the place of becoming the first tea beverage to be certified globally as being ozone friendly.