Fukumaru rice's most distinctive quality is the large grains. In order to preserve this quality and the texture it creates, strict standards for grain size are set. Only grains of 2mm or more are shipped as Fukumaru rice, compared to the 1.85mm of other rice. This larger grain size is prized by top chefs and rice connoisseur around the world. Compared to Koshihikari, Fukumaru has almost the same physical characteristic after cooking but retains moisture better. Even after 24 hours, Fukumaru rice is as delicious as when it was freshly made.
Description :The Fukumaru rice is a new rice type developted in the Ibaraki prefecture. Unlike the other rices cultivated this rice grains are bigger and contain more water.
Flavor :Slight and fine.
Use :It can be eaten cold as well. It will match with dishes cooked in sauce like curry or stews but can also be eaten on its own in a bowl or even in sushis.
Preservation :Store in a cool, dry place, away from light.
“Create earth, create human”, such is the motto of Agri Yamazaki since its creation in 1996. Caring for the environment, the company implemented an organic production that granted Agri Yamazaki several prizes, including one given by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in 1999 and 2009. With the concept of giving back to the rice field what it gave, Agri Yamazaki re-sow the bran obtained from harvested rice, using it as a natural and organic fertilizer.