Brown Basmati Rice

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Wholefood EarthSKU: 5056351402623

Size: 500g
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What Is Brown Basmati Rice?

Basmati rice is a type of rice grown in the Himalayas, Pakistan and also India. Just like all species of rice, basmati is available in white or brown versions, depending on the extent of the milling process. Like jasmine rice, it has its own unique smell.

Why Should I Get Brown Basmati Rice ?

If brown rice is further milled to remove the bran and most of the germ layer, the result is a whiter rice, but also a rice that has lost many more nutrients. At this point, however, the rice is still unpolished, and it takes polishing to produce the white rice we are used to seeing.

Polishing removes the aleurone layer of the grain - a layer filled with health supportive essential fats, and because these fats, once exposed to air by the refining process, are highly susceptible to oxidation, this layer is removed to extend the shelf life of the product. The resulting white rice is simply a refined starch with a longer shelf life, but a lesser nutritional content.

The difference between brown rice and white rice is not just colour! A whole grain of rice has several layers, Only the outermost layer, the hull, is removed to produce what we call brown rice. This process is the least damaging to the nutritional value of the rice and avoids the unnecessary loss of nutrients that occurs with further processing.

Storage Instructions:

Store in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat and damp.

Packaging Details:

Eco Friendly 100% Recyclable Packaging. Re-sealable pouch for Long Lasting Freshness!

(Some Large sizes may have non-resealable packaging)

What's In My Brown Basmati Rice ?

Ingredients: Brown Basmati Rice.

Allergy Advice: For allergens including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in bold.

May contain traces of nuts, peanuts, sesame seed, other cereals containing gluten & soya.

Suitable for Vegan & Vegetarian diets


Country of Origin: INDIA

Nutritional Information
Typical Values Per 100g
Energy (kcal) 345 Kcal
Energy (kJ) 1463 kJ
Protein 4.2 g
Fat 2.2 g
- Of Which Saturates 0.7 g
Carbohydrates 74 g
- Of Which Sugars 1 g
Sodium 0 mg
Fibre 3 g


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