What’s Camolino Rice?

What’s Camolino Rice?

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 grain makes an excellent table rice and is also perfect for Spanish and Arab style dishes as well as Mediterranean and Asian cuisine such as paella, pilaf, and rice bowls or sushi. Camolino name comes from the oil that is used to coat the rice to provide a glossiness once cooked and preferred by middle eastern consumers.

It can also be called Egyptian Camolino Rice or Calrose Camolino Rice or Calrose simply and it is one of the amazing varieties of rice which is non-sticky.

Camolino Rice has a unique taste and aroma. Beautiful pearl color. Unlike other kinds of rice, camolino does not stick when cooking rice, it turns tender and crumbly. 

The rich and tempting aroma is irresistible.

Recommended shelf life is 24 months from the date of manufacture when stored under clean, cool, and dry conditions free from infestation.

The Camolino rice is a  Japonica style rice. This means that it is best when prepared using a rice cooker. However, on the stovetop you may combine 1-3/4 cups water with 1 cup of rice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once water boils, lower heat to a simmer and cover. Cook at a simmer until water is completely absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat and fluff rice gently with a fork and serve.

These are Camolino’s rice nutrition facts per 1/4 cup uncooked:

Calories 176


LEGroup Best Rice 水稻最佳

Fat 0g 0%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Trans Fat 0g 0%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Carbohydrates 39g 13%


Camolino Rice when cooked

Dietary Fiber 0g 0%

Sugars 0g Protein 3g 6%

Vitamin A 0%

Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 0%

Iron 2%

Thiamine 2%

Niacin 4%


Augustin Caceres

VP of Operations for LEGroup Industries Speaks fluent English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.

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