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10 August 2010
Russian long-grain rice - is a reality

Since 2007, "Agro-Alliance" company together with GNU VNII of Rice continues to work on the project of effective import substitution through increased production of long-grain seeds varieties rice. As we have already reported in the corporate news, every year our company expands crop area of this variety rice and increases the seed fund of long-grain rice. For example, in 2010 the crop area has been increased by 212% compared with the last year, and about 100 tons of long-grain rice was sent for producing cereals to start marketing activities with the new Russian cultivars of rice. Photo

Domestic long-grain rice isn’t inferior in quality to the best white long-grain varieties from America, Thailand and Europe. According to experts GNU VNII of Rice its composition is identical to the world long-grain varieties related to the classification of "hard type". The content of amylose in this variety rice is on grade level, 22-23%. Russia's long-grain rice has a high consumer and culinary properties. It keeps the shape of the grain and remains crisp in different dishes.

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