Lotus Foods rices are selected for superior taste, fast and easy cooking and nutritional value. They partner in fair trade with small family farmers to preserve local biodiversity and grow rice more sustainably. This means more healthy rice choices for you and your family, a cleaner environment and improved quality of life for farmers.
Bhutan Red Rice
A rare find from the Kingdom of Bhutan, where this red rice has been grown for thousands of years at 8,000 feet, irrigated with glacier water rich in trace minerals. With more potassium than Gatorade and a significant amount of magnesium, this whole grain, nutty flavored rice is a nutritional superstar. Its soft texture and beautiful color make it the perfect choice for rice-centered dishes and it pairs well with flavorful foods such as lamb, pork, wild mushrooms, eggplant, roasted peppers and seafood. Cooks in 20 minutes. Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Kosher.15 oz.
Hierloom Forbidden Rice
This once forbidden indulgence is now a delicious everyday rice. Grown on small family farms in the sub-artic regions of China, this organic heirloom rice has a soft texture, a roasted, nutty taste and a beautiful deep purple tone. Exceptionally high in antioxidants and rich in iron, Forbidden Rice takes only 30 minutes to cook and is a healthy addition to any meal. Try it steamed, as a pilaf or use in a stir fry with vegetables. Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Kosher. 15 oz.
Madegascar Pink Rice
But for the keen attention of one farmer, this unique Malagasy rice variety may have been lost forever. Grown from a single seed, the rice amazed people with its delicious tropical spice taste and abundant growth. Produced by Koloharena Cooperative farmers in the Lac Alaotra region, where many attribute improved health to this prized rice. 15 oz.