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RICE

Rice is the seed of the monocot plant Oryza sativa, of the grass family (Poaceae). As a cereal grain, it is the most important staple food for a large part of the world's human population, especially in tropical Latin America, the West Indies, East, South and Southeast Asia. It is the grain with the second highest worldwide production, after maize ("corn"). Since a large portion of maize crops are grown for purposes other than human consumption, rice is probably the most important grain with regards to human nutrition and caloric intake, providing more than one fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by the human species. A traditional food plant in Africa, rice has the potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable landcare. In early 2008, some governments and retailers began rationing supplies of the grain due to fears of a global rice shortage. The name wild rice is usually used for species of the grass genus Zizania, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza. There are many varieties of rice; for many purposes the main distinction is between long-and medium-grain rice. The grains of long-grain rice (high amylose) tend to remain intact after cooking; medium-grain rice (high amylopectin) becomes more sticky. Medium-grain rice is used for sweet dishes, and for risotto and many Spanish dishes. Rice is cooked by boiling or steaming, and absorbs water during cooking. It can be cooked in just as much water as it absorbs (the absorption method), or in a large quantity of water which is drained before serving (the rapid-boil method). Electric rice cookers, popular in Asia and Latin America, simplify the process of cooking rice. Rice is often heated in oil before boiling, or oil is added to the water; this is thought to make the cooked rice less sticky.

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VAT
White Pudding Rice 25kg White Pudding Rice 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02505
39.90
0.00
White Pudding Rice 5kg White Pudding Rice 5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02507
10.37
0.00
White Pudding Rice 1kg White Pudding Rice 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
35780
2.23
0.00
Wild Rice 25kg Wild Rice 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
93811
338.23
0.00
Wild Rice 2kg Wild Rice 2kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
18731
36.53
0.00
Wild Rice 1kg Wild Rice 1kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
35798
18.94
0.00
Wild Rice 0.5kg Wild Rice 0.5kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
50757
10.49
0.00
Wild Rice 22.68kg Wild Rice 22.68kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
05122
273.07
0.00
Wild Rice 2kg Wild Rice 2kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
02509
23.33
0.00

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Suma Black Rice 25kg Suma Black Rice 25kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
78288
77.50
0.00
Suma Rice - Black Nerone 3kg Suma Rice - Black Nerone 3kg vgfftogs xN.B. this item cannot be split!
78290
12.05
0.00

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