Traditional Red Rice


Add this nutty, flavorful rice with a delightful aroma is a healthy and sustainable rice for daily consumption.
Heirloom red rice is a source of high energy with a low Glycemic index. It has significantly more iron, zinc, potassium, protein and dietary fiber than white or brown rice. This ancient whole grain is grown with no use of chemicals, in small family farm promoting bio-dynamic agriculture. Your timely purchase will help poor farmers to earn a more-than-fair-trade price and Ceylon to rebuild their rural communities after a three decade interval war.

Product Information

Technical Name Sri Lankan Whole Grain Heirloom Red Rice
Product ID RR03PPX
Ingredients 100% Raw Whole Grain Heirloom Red Rice
Country of Origin Sri Lanka


Sri Lankan Heirloom Red Rice is presented in food grade LDPE bags of 1lb(454g) & 10lb(4.54kg) packets. 1lb standup pouches are available.

Product Characteristics

Particle Size/ Granulation Average length=4.7mm, Average width=2mm
Specific Gravity/Density
Botanical Name Oryza sativa
Plant part use Seed
Discolored/ Color Burgundy/ Red
Appearance/ Clarity Medium grain
Flavor Nutty
Odor Aromatic when cooked
Purity Min 90%, Ave 95%
Moisture Content Max 14%
Amylose (starch content)

ALKALI (Spreading of kernels to determine variety )
Length Average ratio length:width 2.4:1
Whole kernels Not less than 90% 1,2
Broken Not exceeding 7% 1,2,4
Chalkies/ Black kernels
Not exceeding 4% 1,2,4
Other types Not exceeding 2%(Whole and Broken) of any type 1,2,4
Paddy Not exceeding 4 kernels per 500g 1,2,4
Foreign Material Not exceeding 0.1% 1,2,4

%Active Ingredients/Strength/Dilution No
Solubility No
Heavy Metal Residue No
Pesticide Residue: Detected Yes?:No?:X


  1. Nutrition Information : 5,6 (from panel)
  2. Serving Size 1/4 cup (49g)
  3. Servings per Container 9 (1lb pack) 92.5 (10lb pack)
Amount per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 9
100% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.0g 1.5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35.4g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 11.56%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4.16g 8.33%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 5.5%

Protein Combustion (N X 6.25): 8.3%


  1. All standards taken from USDA standards for rice, November 27, 2009
  2. Broken are less than 3/4 of whole kernels
  3. Whole or broken kernels of which 1/2 or more are chalky
  4. Complies with U.S. No.2 grade as per USDA rice standards for rice, November 27, 2009, $868.310 grades and grades requirements for the classes long gained milled rice, medium grain milled rice, short grain milled rice and mixed milled rice.
  5. Results from laboratory tests conducted by the industrial technology institute, Sri Lanka
  6. Results from laboratory tests conducted by N-P analytical laboratories, St. Louis, Mo