Rice Around the World

Rice Production in Europe

Though neither a staple food nor a major crop in Europe, rice has an important sociocultural significance and ecological importance in several Mediterranean countries of

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White and Brown Rice

Every rice grain (or seed) consists of the rice enclosed in a hull. The rice itself mainly comprises the embryo (or germ) and the starchy endosperm,

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Rice – The Global Staple

Rice, wheat, and maize are the world’s three leading food crops; together they directly supply more than 42% of all calories consumed by the entire human

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Rice – Quality Factors

There are many different types of rice with many different qualities to suit different consumer preferences. Quality factors relate to grain length, stickiness, aroma, texture, and flavor.

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Other Rice Products

Rice-flour products Rice flour is made from ground raw rice (glutinous or non-glutinous). It can be purchased in its ground form, or ground domestically using

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Rice – Nutritional Content

Nutritional content of rice compared to other staple foods White, long-grain rice: Raw, long-grain white rice is a relatively good source of energy, carbohydrates, calcium, iron,

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