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Antiviral properties of tea: Black Tea may become the unique brew of choice with no side effects to fight against Corona virus?


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Signing of MOU with Michigan State University


A ceremonial signing of MOU for Academic & Research Co-operation between TRISL and Michigan State University was held ...

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“Bakmaha Divruma” - National Pledge to Eradicate Drug Menace


The staff of the TRISL also has pledged the “Bakmaha Divruma”...

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Japanese Delegation to TRISL


Japanese Delegation to TRISL for a verification survey on disseminating Japanese Technology of “Tea Ingredients Analyzer".
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Notice to All Tea Growers


Detection of MCPA Residue in Sri Lankan Tea...

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This Division is engaged in developing technologies in different stages of tea processing, with more emphasis being given to black tea, and is also responsible for developing/ modifying machinery related to tea processing in order to improve the quality of the product, and reduce cost of processing by conserving electrical and thermal energy.

In addition, it provides advisory services to stakeholders related to tea processing such as on- call factory visits to rectify problems associated with tea processing, calibration of necessary equipment for system certification such as HACCP, ISO 22000, laboratory analyses to determine ISO related specific constituents in made tea, and moisture determination of made tea, green leaf and withered leaf samples etc.

Key Research Areas

  • Automation of withering and drying processes
  • Identification of alternative energy sources for tea processing
  • Development and improvement of machinery to reduce cost of tea processing and to improve made tea quality

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Major Achievements

  • Development of TRI – CCC collaborative fluid bed drier
  • Fabrication of a test–rig to evaluate the performance of withering trough fans as per ISO standards
  • Fabrication and installation of a temperature indicator alarm unit to monitor drier inlet or/and outlet temperatures
  • Development of a mathematical model to predict / calculate the real time moisture content of tea leaves in trough withering
  • Design of a computer generated rolling program to draw pre-adjusted rolling program for Orthodox / Orthodox RV mix manufacture
 
 
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