Glendale Estate, a valley within a valley, is the cynosure of the famous Nilgiris Mountain Range in South India which dates back to 1835 in the Tea Plantation history. Glendale Estate is located at an altitude of 1650 mt to 2120 mt above MSL and endowed with characteristic cold, dry and misty climatic conditions, which impart a brisk and golden yellow color to the tea liquor besides bestowing a distinctively soothing floral aroma. The Green tea made here are aromatic and smooth to taste.
Glendale Estate is professionally managed by M/s. Glenworth Estate Ltd., a closely held company. The company has over eight decades of competency in the management of tea plantations across India. Glendale Estate comprises of three Gardens constituting a total planted area of 525 hectares of tea, with a yield exceeding 3,000 kgs made tea per hectare. Glendale Factory is one among the reputed factories producing Orthodox Black Tea, Green Tea and Specialty tea in South India. Glendale Factory has ‘State of the Art’ machinery to ensure production of high quality tea under stringent hygienic conditions conforming to international standards. Glendale Factory produces in excess of 1.90 million kg of made tea every year catering primarily to the niche export markets covering countries like USA, UK, Russia, Poland, Germany, Japan, China, Taiwan and many more.
Glendale Green Tea is produced from selected clones (Clone = Identical Progenies derived from a single selected parent by vegetative means of propagation) to bring out the best quality Green tea.
This Green tea is manufactured with imported hi-tech processing machines using latest technology from Japan and China. Glendale Green tea has highest content of Polyphenols (Antioxidants).
Glendale is committed to the conservation and preservation of ecosystem and environment. Glendale is also committed to the reduction in the use of pesticides and fungicides in its operations to prevent pollution of the environment and make teas that are absolutely safe for human consumption. Glendale has been certified for ISO 9001:2008, ISO 22000:2005, Rainforest Alliance & Ethical Trade Partnership (ETP)
Glendale provides direct employment to about 1050 employees at various levels of hierarchy. Glendale is proud to be an equal opportunity employer & has empowered lady employees. Glendale provides for the Housing facilities, Medical facilities & Educational facilities for its employees, their wards & dependents.