Traditional White Rice


Heirloom white rice is a organically grown white grain white rice that is endemic only to Sri Lanka. It has a lower glycemic index, thus making it an ideal choice for diabetic diets*. In ancient Ayurveda medicine, this rice is recommended for a glowing complexion, better functioning of the digestive system and is a healthier choice than brown or jasmine rice.

Product Information

Technical Name Sri Lankan Whole Grain Heirloom White Rice
Product ID RR03SDX
Ingredients Raw Whole Grain Suwandel Rice
Country of Origin Sri Lanka


Sri Lankan Heirloom White 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=3.0mm, Average width=1.5mm
Specific Gravity/ Density
Botanical Name Oryza sativa
Plant part used Seed
Discolored/ Color White
Appearance/ Clarity Short grain
Flavor Milky
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 2.1
Whole kernels Not less than 90% 1,2
Broken Not exceeding 7% 1,2,4
Chalkies/ Black kernels
Not exceeding 5% 1,2,4
Other types Not exceeding 0.5%(Whole and Broken) of any type 1,2,4
Paddy Not detected
Foreign Material Not exceeding 0.1% 1,2,4

Active Ingredients/Strength/Dilution Orac
Heavy Metal Residue Not detectable
Pesticide Residue: Detected Yes?:No?:X


  1. Nutrition Information : 5(from panel)
  2. Serving Size 1/4 cup (50g)
  3. Servings per Container 9 (1lb bag) and 90.5 (10lb bag)
Amount per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.3g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35.1g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0.55g 2.2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6.40g 12.8%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0.9% Iron 2.4%

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 kernel
  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 SGS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.