Rice is one of the most common grains around the globe with different varieties based on growing region, size and purpose. Which rice is right for you? Check out our mini grain guide to find out!
Whether it’s served on the side to soak up curry, fried and flavored with meat and veggies or simply piled high to enjoy as is, sometimes only rice will suffice. Naturally gluten-free, rice is one of the most common grains around the globe with different varieties based on growing region, size and purpose. Which rice is right for you? Check out our mini grain guide to find out!
Long-Grain Rice: Long and narrow, these types of rice don’t stick together when cooked, keeping their shape and firm yet tender texture. Some examples include...
- White: A go-to grain milled to remove husk, bran and germ
- Brown: Nutty, toothsome and huskless whole grain
- Basmati: South Asian rice ideal for Indian cuisine
- Jasmine: Fantastically fragrant Thai rice
Medium-Grain Rice: Chalk it up to the Goldilocks effect, but these mid-range rice varieties balance both a slight stickiness and chewy tenderness. Some examples include...
- Arborio: Italian rice just right for risotto
- Black Pearl: A.k.a. forbidden rice, with a deep, dark hue
- Calrose: All-purpose rice developed in California
Short-Grain Rice: The roundest of the rice, these short, squat grains become creamy, soft and sticky after cooking and are often used in sushi or desserts. Some examples include...
- Sushi: Great for making maki and nigiri
- Bomba: Spanish rice perfect for paella
Wild Rice: Fun Fact: Wild rice isn’t a rice at all! Despite its name, wild rice is actually the seed of an aquatic grass. That said, it’s still just as delicious and often blended with regular rice in dishes.
Learn more about different types of rice, their health benefits and how to cook them in our Bulk Brochure!