Zesta title sponsor for Eat Street CMB 2017


Zesta, Sri Lanka’s premium tea brand by Watawala Tea Ceylon Limited (WTCL), was the title sponsor of Eat Street CMB 2017, a family-friendly open-air food festival held on August 12.

Organized by Share Innovations, the most anticipated event for local foodies took place last Saturday at Green Path, Colombo 07.

Eat Street CMB brought together independent vendors as well as popular brands like Zesta, creating a one-of-a-kind experience for Colombo food enthusiasts. It l showcased an array of more than 100 food stalls, merchandise stalls, and stage entertainment.

This year’s Eat Street CMB consisted of a movie lounge, CMB Chef’s Theatre, coffee and tea lounges, live DJ and band performances and a special game zone.

Participants took part in various competitions as well such as Colombo Eating Challenge and CMB Cooking Challenge.

Zesta had a special stall at the CMB Eat Street 2017 where they served iced tea and tea-based mocktails as well as hot tea to visitors during the event, offering them an opportunity to experience the authentic taste of internationally renowned pure Ceylon tea. A special photo booth was also be available for the visitors to share a memory with Zesta.

Watawala Tea Ceylon Ltd, a subsidiary of the diversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings, is the largest branded tea company in Sri Lanka. It has the highest market share in the tea category with three brands: ‘Zesta’, ‘Watawala Tea’ and ‘Ran Kahata’ catering to three distinct market segments.

Having built a strong foundation locally, the company has embarked on an expansion plan to penetrate into selected international markets by launching ‘Zesta Connoisseur’- an extension of Zesta to cater to premium international customers. The company is the exclusive tea supplier to the Shangri-La chain of hotels, servicing 100 luxury hotels spread across 24 countries.