About Us

Our Story

One of Sri Lanka’s fastest growing exports companies and ranking among the largest tea exporters HVA Foods PLC. was established in 1996 as a BOI approved company. Prior to that the company began business in 1990 as HVA Lanka Exports Pvt. Ltd. as an affiliate of HVA International a Dutch based agricultural development company that had a global presence. In 1993 the Company came under the ownership of a completely Sri Lankan board of directors.

Heladiv Tea Club

The concept café in the HELADIV TEA CLUB network was opened in December 2011 at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct. Initial efforts in operating luxury cafes returned impressive results. During the 1 ½ years of operation the café brought in valuable expertise to strategize our expansion in this line of business. Judging by the posts on Facebook and comments left by customers in the visitor’s book, we are very much encouraged to develop this venture with new additions.  


To make HVA FOODS PLC a truly global company dealing in every kind of tea & tea based products.


To drive the flagship brand HELADIV to win customer confidence and loyalty in tea and tea based products in all corners of the world, thereby empowering HVA FOODS PLC to reach its objectives.

Community & environment

Responsibility, loyalty and people’s strength are values that HELADIV strongly subscribe to. The company is committed to enhancing the quality of life of its people while making the company a profitable venture

Innovations & achievements

Since its inception, HVA Foods Limited has won many accolades including six Gold Awards as the Exporter of the Year in both traditional and non-traditional exports from Sri Lanka.

annual reports

HELADIV sales grew impressively in established markets as well as in new markets. The company also undertook extensive customer endearing programs to lay a strong foundation for market expansion. A detailed account of our financial activities is tabulated in the following Annual Reports.  
2017 / 2018 download
2016 / 2017 download
2015 / 2016 download
2014 / 2015 download