Author Archives: Augustin Caceres

What’s Riceberry? What’s Rice Berry? What’s Red Rice?

Riceberry or Rice Berry or simply Red rice is a newly registered rice variety from Thailand originated from a cross-breed between Jao Hom Nin (JHN), the local non-glutinous purple rice and Khoa Dawk Mali 105 (Jasmine rice), the Thai Hom Mali Rice. The variety was created by Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand through 4 years of strenuous selection for nutritional properties, anthocyanin stability, […]

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New Medium Grain Camolino Calrose Rice PREMIUM QUALITY

Best quality medium grain rice in the world now available in Arabic and in English for export. Contact us for further information at: info@legroupindustries.com Best quality medium grain rice in the world now available in Arabic and in English for export. Contact us for further information at: info@legroupindustries.com فضل نوعية الأرز الحبوب المتوسطة في العالم […]

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RICE PRICES

RICE PRICES LEGroup’s rice prices are the lowest in the industry. MYANMAR RICE PRICES Emata 5% Broken Rice 6.5 mm IRRI Polish – $446.30 Per Metric Ton. Emata 10% Broken Rice 6.5 mm IRRI Polish – $422.80 Per Metric Ton. Emata 15% Broken Rice 6.5 mm IRRI Polish – $407.40. Per Metric Ton. Emata 25% Broken Rice  6.5 […]

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What’s Camolino Rice?

Camolino is the most recognized variety in the world. It is the most popular of the medium grain rice varieties, making up a very large portion of the annual global rice crop. The grains are soft and stick together when cooked. It absorbs flavors beautifully and holds together well in soups in salads. This versatile […]

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Colombia to Import 200,000 New Metric Tons of Rice in 2016

Colombia to Import 200,000 New Metric Tons of Rice…But From Where?  BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — Nearly one-third of Colombia’s provinces are in a state of emergency due to extreme drought caused by El Niño, prompting the Colombian government to allow additional rice imports to maintain adequate inventory. On December 22, 2015, Colombia’s Ministry of Agriculture published […]

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Types of rice in the USA

The earliest types of rice grown in Carolina were the African Oryza glaberrima, Asian Oryza sativa, “Carolina White” and the prized, high-yield “Carolina Gold”. After the total decline of rice cultivation in Carolina, “Carolina Gold” cultivation moved to Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. In California, production is dominated by short and medium grain japonica varieties, including […]

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History of rice in the USA

Rice farming was introduced to the United States in the 17th century. It is mentioned to have been under cultivation in the state of Virginia as far back as 1609, although it is reported that one bushel of rice had been sent to the colony later, in the summer of 1671, on the cargo vessel […]

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