Akbar Brothers reinforces heritage of Brand Excellence Worldwide

  • Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd receives the Presidential Export Award for Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand for the year 2020/2021
  • The company was also presented the Best Exporter Award in the Tea Industry, for the 12th consecutive year.
  • This year marks Akbar Brothers’ receiving a record total of 38 presidential awards.


Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd was bestowed with the Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand for the year 2020/2021, an award coveted for its recognition amongst all export industries in the nation. The awards recognize the substantial proceeds from Akbar Brothers’ exports, boosting Sri Lanka’s economy. Even amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Akbar Brothers continued its operation adhering to health guidelines and ensuring a steady flow of export revenue.

A family-owned conglomerate, Akbar Brothers aims to uphold the highest standards of Ceylon Tea in the global market as it has been doing so for the past 52 years. Recognized as Sri Lanka’s largest exporter of the finest Ceylon Tea for the past 29 years, the vision of the company is to uphold excellence in its century-old tea heritage whilst contributing towards the nation’s success.

The Presidential Export Awards (PEA) are the most prestigious awards presented by the Export Development Board (EDB), to exporters in recognition of their exceptional contribution towards the development of the nation. It is awarded by the President Sri Lanka and the selections are based on multiple criteria giving an opportunity for all export enterprises both large and small to be eligible for an award. The awards ceremony was held for the 24th consecutive year on the 26th November 2021 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).

 Akbar Brothers reinforces heritage of brand excellence worldwide