1998: Listed as one of the top 10 Tea Exporters in Sri Lanka.

2000: Adjudged the Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter at the export awards held by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.

2001: Adjudged the Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter at the export awards held by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, for the second time.

2002: Adjudged the Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter at the export awards held by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, for the third time.

2003: Won the Most Outstanding Export Award, Export Excellence and Silver Award for Export Excellence, from the Department of Commerce of the Government of Sri Lanka.

2007: Won the Gold Award for Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter, from the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.

2009: Won the Gold Award for Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter, from the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.

2010: Won the Gold Award for Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter, from the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka. We also won the Most Outstanding Exporter Award for Export Excellence.

2011: Won the Gold Award for Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter, from the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka, for the fourth time. We also won two more Gold Awards, each for Best Global Reach and Manufacturing Food and Beverage.

2012: Won the Gold Award for Best Export Brand (Large Category) by the Ministry of Plantation Industries. We also won an award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship from Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards and a Top Ten Company Award (Extra Large), from the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries.

2013: Awarded in association with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, we won the Global Commerce Excellence Award in recognition of supporting the Sri Lankan economy.

2014: Established own distribution and warehousing in Russia. Awarded the Gold Award for Best Global Market Reach and Export Sector at the National Business Excellence Awards ceremony.

2015: The company was awarded the Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter for the 9th time.

2016: Awarded the Most Outstanding Exporter in the Tea Value Added sector and became the Runner-up for Overall Most Outstanding Exporter at the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka Awards ceremony.

Imperial Tea Exports, one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of high quality Ceylon Tea in the country, was awarded the Gold for the 10th time since 2001 at the Awards Ceremony organized by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE). The rapid progress in the international market facilitated the company to stand amongst the top 10 Tea Exporters from Sri Lanka. Imperial Spices, subsidiary walked away with the Gold Award for the Best Performer in Emerging Markets.
The prestigious NCE Awards, held every year recognizing the best performing businesses from all sectors that have contributed significantly towards national economic development. Corporate entities were evaluated based on the results achieved in terms of business and financial performance.