Market Solutions for Rural Poverty

Have you tried Home Deliveries yet?

  • Free delivery (minimum order 5kg)
  • Personal delivery (order will be confirmed by phone)
  • Cash on delivery (exact change only please) or bank transfers
  • In Sri Lanka only (Colombo 1-15)

Order today, receive your rice at work or at home, and enjoy!

As seen in Serendib Magazine

As seen in SriLankan Airlines' Serendib in-flight magazine! (March 2016).

Learn more about our rice here

Now Selling at more than 200 Locations!

Rural Returns and our partner communities are pleased to share the growing list of retailers stocking your favorite "Ayu" branded heirloom Sri Lankan rice - go ahead, try some! Find recipe ideas here. Remember to check back often for more stores and more recipes!

  • Online!
    • All major super market chains (see list)
    • Keells Super and Super K
    • All LAUGFS outlets
    • All Cargills outlets
    • Arpico Super Centres
  • Our sales office - 54, Kitulwatte Road, Colombo 8 (please call ahead on +94 11 7 333 191)
    • Independent stores in Colombo and outstation (see list)

Interested in selling the rice that everyone's talking about and no one can get enough of? Click here!

Buyer Beware - In the U.S. market the Rural Returns name and mission (and Intellectual Property) are being misrepresented, co-opted and subverted for purely commercial gain by a former business partner. More details here.

In the mean time, remember that the authentic Rural Returns and Ayu Experience stand for sustainable, mission-driven, market-oriented rural livelihood improvement. Trust is the most important part of our business, and we take it very seriously. Please contact us any time if you find or suspect any issues, or have any questions at all.

Rural Returns (Guarantee) Limited is a non-stock, non profit company limited by guarantee in Sri Lanka.

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Market Solutions for Rural Poverty