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The Different Rice Production Processes

White rice has the hull and bran removed during the polishing process, diminishing its nutritional content but refining its taste. In the USA, for example it is required that this rice to be generally enriched by law, with nutrients like riboflavin, calcium, niacin, and iron added. Brown rice has just the hull removed, so it […]

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The Different Varieties of Rice

There are several different varieties of rice. They differ in amounts of nutrition and the type of starch, which are amylase and amyl pectin. Amylase is a long type of starch, a straight starch molecule that does not gelatinize during cooking, so the rice variety which contains more of this starch tends to cook fluffy, […]

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The Giant Rice of China

‘giant rice’ that stands over 2 meters tall has been developed in China   A new kind of rice that can grow as tall as 2.2 meters (7ft 2in) has been introduced and it has been called: “The Giant Rice”. This rice is expected to feed more people as scientists claimed its yield could be fifty per […]

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Iraqi farmers fight against imported goods

BAGHDAD — The Tureibil crossing, or more commonly known as the Karameh border crossing, between Jordan and Iraq reopened in early September in tandem with the opening of another border crossing with Saudi Arabia. This means that more foreign goods are likely to flow into the Iraqi market, which already lacks national products, especially food and agricultural goods. […]

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