Highlighted Podcast of the Week

November 23rd, 2020

Tea grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, in conversation with former Captain of Sri Lanka’s National Cricket Team, and President of the MCC, Kumar Sangakkara on success, humility and more.

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Tea grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, in conversation with former Captain of Sri Lanka’s National Cricket Team, and President of the MCC, Kumar Sangakkara on success, humility and more.

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In this Over a Cuppa podcast, father and son sit down to talk about the farmer, the trader, and the inception of Dilmah Tea. Listen as Mr. Dilmah, Merrill J. Fernando, tells the world why he started it all, how he realised his dreams, and how his passion drove him to change the world of tea and uplift the lives of the farmers, in conversation with his son, Dilhan C. Fernando.

You’re listening to Over a Cuppa with The World’s Most Experienced Teamaker – Part 1

 

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Listen as Merrill J. Fernando talks about how the philosophy of business being a matter of human service came to be. In conversation ‘Over a Cuppa’ with his son, Dilhan C. Fernando, Mr. Dilmah answers the question of how he feels to have impacted the lives of thousands of people through his MJF Charitable Foundation’s centres and how his business has become meaningful as its success is being shared.

You’re listening to Over a Cuppa with The World’s Most Experienced Teamaker – Part 2

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In this episode of Over a Cuppa on Tea Radio, Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando shares a cuppa and a conversation with his father on the purpose beyond profit of Dilmah Tea; the purpose of changing lives. Merrill J. Fernando affirms that he wants to go down in history as the man who devoted his life to make the world a better place.

You’re listening to Over a Cuppa with The World’s Most Experienced Teamaker – Part 3

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In this chat ‘Over a Cuppa’, the World’s Most Experienced Teamaker, Merrill J. Fernando, shares his thoughts with his son (and Dilmah CEO), Dilhan C. Fernando, about the next 25 years for the world’s only producer owned brand - Dilmah. His aim is for Dilmah to be a globally respected brand for its quality and its philosophy of caring for a neighbour and sharing with the poor.

You’re listening to Over a Cuppa with The World’s Most Experienced Teamaker – Part 4

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Quality, freshness and integrity in every single pack; this is a promise only a farmer can make. Teamaker and Farmer, Merrill J. Fernando chats about this with son, Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando on this episode of Over a Cuppa.

You’re listening to Over a Cuppa with The World’s Most Experienced Teamaker – Part 5

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What is the connection between environment and faith and belief? Using faith and belief as an indirect tool for conservation, Professor Jayantha Wattavidanage explains it all. He is a popular media personality and a leading conservation biologist in Sri Lanka.



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Explore the importance of understanding the intricate balance between development and conservation. Dr. Kudavidanage is a senior lecturer in Ecology and Conservation Biology at the Department of Natural Resources, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Who in her career, has worked with various governmental and non-governmental organizations research institutes, scientific bodies and NGOs to bridge the gap between the scientists, decision makers and the community.



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