About us

Mlesna Hellas - The Tea

Mlesna Hellas – To Tsai (Translates in Greek as “The Tea”)

A journey into the world of tea since 1993.

Our company was founded in 1993 in Athens and deals exclusively with the import, distribution and sale of tea and accessories from all over the world.

Our name comes from our main supplier, Sri Lanka-based tea company Mlesna.

Mlesna is a Ceylon tea company founded in 1983 by a Sri Lankan tea taster, with over 40 years’ experience.

Since their inception, they became known for their quality tea and tea accessories and began exporting all over the world, to more than 40 countries. Mlesna has received 83 awards and 10 commendations for tea quality and packaging, 9 global stars for superior packaging quality and excellence, and is considered a Superbrand ambassador for Sri Lanka.

In our range, apart from Ceylon tea, you will find:

  • Varieties of tea from all tea-producing countries,
  • Organic matcha tea from Japan,
  • Rooibos (PDO) from South Africa,
  • Fruit, herb, flower & spice blends from Europe,
  • Mate from South America,
  • Strainers, teapots, cups and all kinds of accessories that are considered necessary for the preparation of the ideal cup of tea.


Our company has products and a department for wholesale, for HO. RE.CA., coffee shops, delicatessen, etc.

Retail Store - To Tsai, Athens

Our store opened its doors in 1993, initially at another address and then, in 2015, it was moved to 19 Alexandrou Soutsou Street in Kolonaki.

Eshop - tea.gr

In 2018, we created our first online store tea.gr in order to be able to ship all of our products within and outside of Greece.

From then until today, we package and ship your favorite beverage to you, with daily shipments all over the world.

We are a family business, 2 generations, that every day we search, test and train in order to always bring the best and highest quality that the world of tea has to offer.