Today marks the official launch of PMB rice packets made from the Paddy Marketing Board’s existing paddy stocks (27).
To control the rise in rice prices in that market and to provide high-quality rice to consumers.
As a result, efforts have been made to sell 05 and 10 kg bags of prepared rice.
Based on market demand, the Paddy Marketing Board expects to use all of its paddy stocks to release 10,000 metric tons of rice per month through Sathosa outlets.
According to Neil de Alwis, Chairman of the Paddy Marketing Board, the Rice Board intends to sell this rice at a slightly lower price than the government-controlled price.