Lotus Foods Organic Forbidden Rice
Organic Forbidden Rice® is the same heirloom rice that was once grown exclusively for the Emperors of China, but now certified organic. Legend tells us that Forbidden Rice enriches health and ensures longevity. Our most popular rice, now grown organically, is prized for its fragrant aroma, nutty taste, deep purple color and nutritional value. Pairs beautifully with all cuisines; use it steamed plain, in a pilaf, stir-fry, salad or pudding.
* 100% Certified Organic
* Cooks in Only 30 Minutes
* A Whole Grain Rice
* High in Iron
* Gluten Free, Wheat Free
According to Chinese scientific research, black rice nourishes the kidneys, invigorates the function of the spleen, warms the stomach, brightens the eyes, invigorates the circulation of the blood and is high in chi.
100% Organic Black Rice. Product of China.
Serving Size: 1/4 cup - uncooked (48g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 15
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat g %
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 4%
*Percentage Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Established in 1995, Lotus Foods is a specialty rice company that has pioneered the introduction of exotic rice handcrafted on small family farms in remote areas of the world such as Bhutan, Bangladesh, and China, into the US market. Each rice varietal is distinguished by its terroir* and treasured for its distinctive cooking quality, taste, texture, aroma, color, and nutritional value.
Lotus Foods was founded with the intent and vision to support sustainable global agriculture by promoting production of traditional heirloom rice varieties, many of which may otherwise have become extinct, while enabling the small family rice farmer to earn an honorable living. Lotus Foods is the only US-based company with the unique vision and commitment to seek out small family rice farmers in developing countries and provide them a means of economic support through access to a global and sustainable marketplace economy.