This Italian Organic Wild Red Rice, produced by Organico, is grown and packed in Bianze in the heart of the century-old rice fields of the Northern Po valley. Their partners, the Picco family have been cultivating rice there since 1878. They are dedicated to the environmental stewardship of the land and to preserving the culture and cultivation of rice.
Together with other local families they have formed a co-operative to both pack and develop find quality Italian rice. they grow a wide range of typical and newer varieties on their land. The rice is husked through a stone milling process that is more careful or gentle and therefore helps preserve the nutritional and taste qualities of the grain.
This organic wild red rice is a cultivated rice seeded from a wild strain of rice. Typically wild red rice grows well on clay soils and is characterised by an aromatic, nutty flavour which keeps longer after cooking. Red rice is rich in mineral salts, particularly selenium, antioxidants, iron and proteins and is easily digested - giving it its super-grain reputation!
This wild red rice is not a rice for risotto but for general culinary uses. It works best with vegetable mixes, salads, in a pilaf or with spicy and strongly flavoured dishes.
Suitable for vegetarians. Certified organic by MIPAAF.
Cooking time: 40 minutes
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