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MYANMAR TEA LEAF COMPANY

Experience the true essence of Myanmar tea from our exquisite collection

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Our story

We are pioneers in the Myanmar tea industry so we imagine you are curious to know what makes us different. Learn about our rich history and our commitment to excellence.

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Our milestones

Read how Myanmar Tea Leaf came to be. We share our remarkable journey from small market tea retailer to an award-winning business.

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Our organic farmers

Our tea is carefully picked, pressed and packaged by our teams in Myanmar. We’re pleased to share some of the ways we look out for our organic community.

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Our farms & factories

Our farms are located in the heart of the Ywangan highlands, in Myanmar where the climate is ideal for tea production. Learn more about how and where we operate.

At a glance

Myanmar Tea Leaf in numbers

1

company to produce organic fermented tea leaves (Laphet-So)

1

company to export to the USA

40

years in the tea industry

23

years since Shan Shwe Taung was launched

600

employees

300

acres of organic tea leaf farms

250

organic farmers

80

of the Myanmar market share

The ways we strive for success

Our Vision and Mission

Mission

Our mission is to produce Myanmar’s organic tea to meet international standards, sharing our passion and diverse flavours worldwide. We aim to enhance the entire value chain process by fostering knowledge and technical expertise.

Vision

We aspire to be a pioneering business in Myanmar, committed to sustainability, environmental stewardship, and ethical practices. We envision leading the market, empowering farmers, particularly women, and securing fair trade prices. Our goal is to be the finest producer of Myanmar’s Fermented Tea Leaf (Laphet), introducing its unique taste to the world.

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Our delicious products

Immerse yourself in Myanmar's rich history with our fermented tea leaves, a beloved delicacy once used for settling court cases and fostering peace between kingdoms. Handpicked from Southern Shan State, our premium 'lahpet' enhances family dinners, ceremonies, and social affairs, embodying the timeless tradition of Myanmar's hospitable culture.

BURMA SUPERSTAR

From the mountains of Myanmar to the Golden Gate City

Proudly bringing Burmese flavours to the coast of San Francisco, Burma Superstar is an award-winning chain of restaurants run by Desmond Tan. We're delighted to supply the fermented tea leaves (Laphet-So) for his menus.

Kind words from our customers

Our certifications

Our farms and factories meet GMP/HAACP standards and we’re certified by the EU, USDA and FDA.