Legend has it that this ancient grain, referred to as “longevity rice,” was eaten exclusively by the emperors of China to increase health and ensure a long life. This medium-size heirloom rice is treasured for it’s delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture, nutritional content and beautiful deep purple color. Lotus Foods has been purchasing Forbidden Rice® from small family farms in the Black Dragon River region of China's sub-arctic Northeast provinces for over 20 years. This whole grain is a natural source of magnesium, protein and fiber.
Serving Suggestions: A dramatic presence on any plate, this rice lends itself to: Stir-fries, Pilafs, Sprinkled in salads and soups, Puddings and breakfast cereals
Organic, Vegan, Whole Grain, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, Cooks in 30 minutes