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Unique rice

Published: Mar. 24, 2020
Updated: Mar. 24, 2020

India is undergoing a rice revolution in long forgotten rice varieties. Farmers are keen to grow traditional varieties and consumers are happy to buy. They are also healthier and more eco-friendly than tasteless modern hybrids.

So gift your family and friends a box of unique rice varieties from Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS). You can take your pick from four kinds of boxes: the Luxury Collection, Mother and Child Collection, the Red Collection and the Aromatic Collection.

The Luxury Collection has six types of rice: Mappilai Samba which is rich in fibre and iron, Kitchili Samba, an everyday rice easy-to-digest, Kuzhiadichan, which is rich in antioxidants, Karunkuruvai, used by Siddha practitioners to treat illnesses, Seerage Samba, an aromatic variety rich in iron, and Kullakar, a rice with low glycemic index, high in iron and antioxidants.

CIKS has been reviving traditional rice varieties of Tamil Nadu by working with farmer producer companies. The rice they grow is sold by Sempulam Sustainable Solutions, a company that markets and packages gift packs of traditional rice.

You can place your order from Sempulam on their website Or buy through Amazon and Flipkart.


Need more information?

Contact: Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems B3, Rajalakshmi Complex, 2nd Floor No. 18, Chamiers Road, Nandanam, Chennai - 600 035 Ph : 91-044-42188011

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