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All the grains and pseudograins included in this section are gluten free and therefore suitable for those who suffer from Coeliac disease.
Rice comes in many different colours, flavours and textures but the most important nutritional distinction is related to processing. Wholegrain rice- known as brown rice- is nutrionally superior because it retains the bran and germ that white rice is stripped of.
For cooking purposes the major distinction in rice types is made according to the size of the grains. Long grain
The Brown Rice that's good for you and for the environment!
In Australia, growing rice has conventionally required 'flood' irrigation to mimic the rice paddies of the monsoonal tropics. According to the CSIRO each kilogram of rice grown in this way necessitates a whopping 1550 litres of water.
We all know that water is a precious resource, particularly in our sunburnt land, which is why sugar cane grower Gary Woolley decided to experiment with some strains of Japanese dry-land rice that require no irrigation. He found that the Tachiminori variety proved most successful in terms of farming and processing, largely