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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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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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Thai Parboiled Rice Specifications

The specifications for Thai Parboiled rice are specified as follows: Parboiled rice 100% Sortex shall have Grain classification, Grain composition and Milling degree as follows: Grain classification, comprising of: – Long grain Class 1 and Class 2 combined not less than 60.0%, the rest shall be Long grain Class 3. – Of all these there […]

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