Author Archives: Augustin Caceres

68 quick facts about rice!

1)    Rice is the source of one quarter of global per capita human energy. 2)    The average American consumes 25 lbs of rice per year, 4 of which come from drinking beer. 3)    Eleven percent of the world’s arable land, are given over to rice cultivation – more than 500 million hectares. 4)    The first […]

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Brazil’s corn and soybean crops flattening out influenced by climate conditions

Brazil’s sowings of safrinha corn are to fall for the first time in seven years, Conab (National Supply Co.) said, cutting its forecast for the country’s overall production of the grain, and lowering hopes for the soybean harvest too. Conab said that the forecast of a “slight reduction” in safrinha corn sowings reflected the knock-on […]

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What’s Calrose rice?

Calrose is a medium grain rice variety, notable for being the founding variety of the California rice industry. Calrose (USDA # C.I. 8988) originated and was developed at the Rice Experiment Station of UC Davis near Biggs, California and released to California growers in 1948. It grew in popularity with growers, marketers, and consumers to become the prominent rice variety in California until […]

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Parboiling in Thailand and the World

Page 1 of 10 Kasetsart University June 8th, 2011 Lecture abstract Parboiling in Thailand and the World Content • Introduction • History • Relevance in the different cultures • Markets – Facts and figures • Process – Preparation – parboiling – drying – milling – co-products • Outlook – discussion Introduction THE PARBOILING PROCESS • […]

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Imitation Cheese Nutritional Information

The nutritional information and the ingredients below. Nutrition Facts: Serving size     1 Slice (17g) Servings per packet      16   Amount Per Serving Calories 30      Calories from Fat20 % Daily Value Total Fat 2g                             3% Saturated Fat 0g                   0% Trans Fat 1g Cholesterol 0mg                      0% Sodium 190g                            8% Total Carbohydrate 3g             1% Dietary Fiber […]

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¿Qué es el arroz integral?

El arroz integral, llamado también arroz cargo, arroz moreno o arroz pardo, es arroz descascarillado, al que sólo se le ha quitado la cáscara exterior o gluma, no comestible. Conserva el germen íntegro con la capa de salvado que lo envuelve, lo que le confiere un color moreno claro. Visite nuestro website para conocer la marca mas famosa de parbolizado del mundo! Tiene más valor nutritivo que […]

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