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Press release

  • ARIYA Brand Ceylon Red Rice from Sri Lanka - An all natural Low G.I grain ideal for Diabetic Patients & for a Healthy Diet.

    16 October 2016

    We at Tradlanka Agricultural Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka take pride in milling & marketing our signature product offering, 100% Natural Red Rice under ARIYA Brand.

    It is a Low GI grain that is recommended as a part of a healthy diet as it help lowering Blood Sugar Levels. Red Rice is considered very much healthier than a White Rice due to its unique nutritional goodness.

    Sri Lankan Red Rice is very high in Bran & Dietary Fibre, B Vitamins, Protein and other nutrients such as Iron, Zinc etc.

    Red Rice also contains High Antioxidant properties. The Red Colour itself in the Rice is due to Proanthoyanidin (Procyannidin Type) and Anthocyanin pigments. These pigments are responsible for the colour Red which are natural antioxidants that is found to have preventative and therapeutic roles in many human diseases.

    The Antioxidant compounds in Red Rice include
    ¿ Y-oryzanol (in Rice Bran)
    ¿ Catechin
    ¿ Tannin
    ¿ Cyanidin - 3 Glucoside

    Benefits of consuming Red Rice
    ¿ High Antioxidant Properties - Red Rice helps reduce Cholesterol level, therefore beneficial in reducing coronary heart diseases.
    ¿ High in Fiber & Minerals - High level of Fiber & Minerals such as Selenium, Manganese Iron & Zinc found in Red rice reduces the risk of Cancer.
    ¿ Low Glycemic Index - Low G.I value in the Red Rice helps lowering the blood Glucose level, in contrast to White Rice.
    ¿ Rich in Vitamins - Red Rice is rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, Thiamin & Riboflavin.

    Red Rice is an ideal ingredient for all Breakfast and Baby Cereals manufacturers.
    We also convert Red Rice into Red Rice Flour which is used for the manufacture of Bread, Buns, Biscuits and local specialty food.

    On top of Red Rice we manufacture and market quality Sri Lankan Food Products that include Spices, Chutneys, Pickles & Coconut Products such as Desiccated Coconut, Virgin Coconut Oil & Natural Coconut Vinegar under the ARIYA Brand.