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White & Brown Rice from Ehime from 300g, 1kg, 2kg

€13,50 EUR

  • Premium, Single Origin "Gold Prize Rice"
  • Condensed sweetness and umami nurtured by the temperature difference of in the fields where the rice grows
  • Subtle sweet flavour with large grains and chewy texture
  • Traditional packaging that is good for gifting
  • Grown without pesticides using compost made of citrus peel

Uwacho, Seiyo City is surrounded by mountains over 500m. Tarikimai, which is grown in this area blessed with clean water from the Hiji River and rich soil, is characterised by its large grains and chewy texture. It is a gem that has won the gold prize many times at fairs.

The secret of its deliciousness lies in the climate. During the rice growing season, from July to September, the temperature difference between day and night in is about 10 degrees on average. This temperature difference prevents the consumption of starch accumulated through photosynthesis and stores plenty of nutrients in the rice. 

This rice is grown using organic compost “Mikan Bokashi” from mikan (tangerine) peels from a nearby juicing company in Ehime prefecture, an area famous for its citrus. The citrus peels both add nutritional properties to the soil and protect the rice from insects and improve the umami of the rice

This rice variety "Himenorin" is a new variety developed by a researcher in Ehime prefecture who has been studying rice varieties for over 16 years. The rice has an elegant aroma that also smells wonderful as it cools. 

Place of origin: Uwa-cho, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
Rice variety: Himenorin

Available options:
White Rice: 300g, 1kg, 2kg 
Brown Rice: 300g, 1kg, 

Due to US custom restrictions on food items, this product is currently unavailable for clients living in United States.


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  • This offer includes a special individual packing, for your ordered item
  • Please kindly inform us about the exact products to be packed, in case multiple items are involved in one order
  • Suitable to pack product & products with global volume up to around 320 x 180 x 75mm
  • Cannot be ordered independently without other product

Packing Details:

  • White Komebukuro rice bag: 3kg
  • Closed and tied manually by our team, with white wrapping string

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