located at elevations from 3200 – 6450 ft above msl
Carrying forward a lineage that dates back over 136 years to the British Colonial Raj era, the Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company Private Limited (KDHP) succeeded Tata Tea Limited on 1st April, 2005, when the latter exited most of its plantations in Munnar to focus on the growth of its branded tea business. During the year 2004-2005, owing to the general crisis prevalent in the tea industry at the time, Tata Tea Ltd restructured and came up with a proposal to transfer its holdings in the Kanan Devan Hills Village. This was done as part of a restructuring exercise evolved through a detailed study, particularly taking note of the prevalent crisis in the tea industry.
Thus, the Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company was formed, making it the largest employee-owned tea company in the world. Encompassing the Participatory Management System of operations, where the shareholders of the company are mainly its employees – a novel concept in the plantation industry credited to the farsighted vision of the company’s Founding Managing Director, Late. Mr. T.V. Alexander
To produce a consistently high quality product, exceeding customer expectations, at the lowest cost and creating an environment for work excellence, ensuring sustained growth with commitment towards social and environmental values.
To collectively create a unique and sustainable business with the commitment and involvement of all the employees as partners.
To conduct our business with complete transparency while aiming for excellence in every sphere of our operations; protecting the environment and treating people with care and compassion
Varieties of tea
We have 16 factories and we producewe manufacture different types of tea.
Our Speciality Products
We look at diversifications of income generation.
We have more than 25 Bungalows projects, we are providing 8 Bungalow’s to experience the colonial era..
We Are Since 1877!
In 1877 Henry Gribble Turner and A.W. Turner came to India for shikar, reached the mountains by a pass called the Bodimettu and guided by the local hill men, the Mudhuvans, eventually reached the summit
Corporate social responsibility
KDHP Company has always strived through its endeavors to make a positive contribution by engaging and supporting a wide range of welfare, Socio Economic, Educational, Sports and Health initiatives in the community that it operates. Responsibility towards the society is one of the key objectives of the company, a fact that is evident from its mission statement.Apart from ensuring