We are proud
to be the oldest business house in
Sri Lanka

Our Sectors

Tea Export Sector

Renowned for its high quality, purity and authenticity, Ceylon tea is widely considered the finest tea in the world and Sri Lanka is the fourth largest tea producer by volume and exports. George Steuart & Co., has been part of the Ceylon tea industry since its very inception and is the only company today that can claim a heritage as the original Ceylon tea people. The group now ranks as the sixth largest exporter of Ceylon Tea, as per volumes purchased at the Colombo Tea Auctions.

Health Sector

George Steuart Health is a leading player in Sri Lanka’s health industry, with a dominant presence in the marketing and distribution of a well-diversified portfolio of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products. The company has over 35 years of experience and is ranked among the top three healthcare players in Sri Lanka.


Travel and Tourism have always been key sectors of Sri Lanka’s service-driven economy; George Steuart Travel is one the island nation’s oldest travel companies, offering outbound and inbound services, and operating airline GSAs.

Leisure Sector

From time immemorial, Sri Lanka has attracted the intrigue of world travellers. It was described as one of the best places to travel in 2021 by Conde Nast Travel. Citrus Leisure PLC, the leisure arm of the George Steuart Group, is a relatively new entrant to Sri Lanka’s tourism but has been fast expanding, and currently operates two resorts, a city hotel, a villa and themed restaurants while owning a valuable property portfolio.

Financial Services

George Steuart & Co., has historically been deeply embedded in the country’s financial services sector from its very inception as an agency house and merchant banker; in fact, it was one of the first companies based in Ceylon to extend insurance intermediary services to the plantation economy, as agents of British underwriters. Today, the company’s financial services sector offers insurance brokering and interbank intermediary services.

FMCG Sector

George Steuart Consumer is the FMCG arm of Group focusing on beverages, personal care, home care, sanitisers, and industrial detergent categories across Sri Lanka. The FMCG portfolio includes brands owned by George Steuart Consumer and brands owned by GS Teas and HVA Foods.

Industrial Solutions Sector

Post-war Sri Lanka experiences a sizable construction and infrastructure boom; George Steuart Solutions was established at the time to provide energy, people movement and air conditioning solutions to the construction industry through a diverse portfolio of industrial solutions.