Since its inception in 2005, DTTC has consistently enhanced its value-added services to meet its member’s needs. DTTC facilities cover almost 24,000 square metres, and offer services across the entire value chain of the tea industry, including storage, tea tasting, blending and packaging under one roof. The facilities also offer office space for regional and international tea companies.
Loose Tea Packing
DTTC is able to pack from 50 grams to 1 kg of tea on Vertical Form Fill Seal Machines, for both crush, tear and curl teas, (CTC) as well as orthodox/leaf tea varieties. Larger sized packing is also carried out as per client’s specific requirements.
Tea Tasting and Evaluation
DTTC offers in-house tea tasting and blending expertise to ensure that its members can develop the best product for their customers. The Centre has a centralised tea tasting room provided with tea tasting equipment and staff available to set up tastings.
Storage facilities (Warehousing)
The DTTC warehouse facility exists within the Jebel Ali Free Zone and has the capacity to store up to 5,000 metric tonnes of bulk teas at any given time. DTTC provides dedicated individual storage space as well as limited free storage to all its members. All consignments are palletised and stored within racks.
DTTC offers regional and international tea companies the option to lease space within its purpose-built premises. The units vary from approximately 250 square feet to 350 square feet, providing clients with the perfect space solution to their business requirements, as well as a unique clustering benefit of being located alongside other industry participants.