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Institute of Chemistry to host seminar, ‘Everything About Tea’

With the intention of dissemination knowledge on all avenues related to tea, especially on its health benefits as it enters most bodies on a daily basis, the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (IChemC) has organized a webinar on the topic of “Everything about Tea” on March 4, 2021, from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 pm.

This webinar is coordinated by the Seminar committee of the IChemC, headed by Dr. Udaya K. Jayasundara. The program intends to cover all topics ranging from “Tea Chemistry and Biochemistry” by Professor Nimal Punyasiri, “Tea Manufacture” by Gerad Galahitiyawa, “Health Promoting Effects of Tea” by Dr. Tissa Amarakoon , “Value added Products from Tea” by Dr. Ranjith Perera, and “Tea Tasting and Some Marketing Aspects of Tea” by Niraj De Mel. The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Udaya K. Jayasundara.

The world is split into various opinions and beliefs of different people but when it comes to tea, a unanimous and unified agreement is made that it is a crowd’s favorite beverage. There’s hardly anyone who dislikes it. Several discoveries about the health benefits of tea has pushed it to the forefront of consumption. After water, tea is the most commonly consumed beverage.“We believe this will be an excellent opportunity to all those who are tea enthusiasts as well as those who are curious to know and learn about tea in general and those who want to market the product as well,” said Janangi Liyanage, from the Organizing Committee of Institute of Chemistry Ceylon.

Registration to the webinar is through IChemC website ( and more information can be obtained by contacting the Institute on email: [email protected].