Our wild rice is 100% organically certified Canadian wild rice. There is no paddy rice added as fill or to cut back on quality or cost. With its deep dark colour with a rich nutty flavour, our organically certified wild rice is some of the best in the world. The grains are dark, long and thick, giving the rice a wonderful presentation when served. This rice is grown domestically, in the pristine lakes of Northern Manitoba!
As you may know, wild rice is not actually a type of rice at all, but is instead a cereal grain. It is a tall, aquatic plant of the grass family, a genus that is completely separate from that of rice. This annual grass grows in shallow water (up to 4 feet) in slow streams and rivers and even along the shores of certain lakes. It is the seeds of this plant that we call wild rice. Continue Reading