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Rice Product Import And Export From India



Aromatic rice (Oryza sativa L.) is considered as the best quality premium rice. The varieties are preferred by consumers because of its preference criteria such as shape, colour, distinctive aroma and flavour. The price of aromatic rice is higher than ordinary rice due to its special needed growth condition for instance specific climate and soil.

Aromatic rice provides most benefits of health and nutrition. These are considered healthier as they possess more vitamin and fiber in their outer bran layers. Brown aromatic basmati rice contains 20% more fiber than other brown rice varieties, which prevents the formation of cancerous cells in the body.

Aromatic rice cultivars constitute a small but special group of rice and are considered the best in terms of quality and aroma. Aroma is one of the most significant quality traits of rice, and variety with aroma has a higher price in the market.

India is a treasure trove of scented rice from every region. India produces many varieties of scented rice. Look beyond the Basmati on the shelves of your supermarket and give indigenous aromatic varieties a chance — your taste buds are sure to thank you for bringing something new to the table!

Are you a person who loves romancing the rice? Then you must be a fan of the mouth- wateringly fragrant dishes made from Basmati rice and tasty non-basmati aromatic rice.


Basmati rice in the Indian subcontinent is a variety of long, slender-grained aromatic rice which is traditionally from the Indian subcontinent




High quality fine and soft rice. This has already obtained GI status and termed as “Bengal Aromatic Rice.


Gobindobhog rice is categorized as a khaas dhan (special grain) and is the chosen offering for Lord Krishna on Janmashthami, thus its unique name. It tastes absolutely delectable when prepared as payesh (the Bengali version of rice kheer), and is widely used for auspicious offerings, pujas and festivals. This has already obtained GI status and termed as “Bengal Aromatic Rice




The “prince of rice” is considered to be the finest and excellent tiny aromatic rice in the world. It is traditionally seasoned with whole different kinds of aromatic spices such as cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom pods and many other great variety of rice to make it tastier and much more relish able for your healthy meal. To make your meal extra special, you can add on some vegetables and different kinds of dry fruits to bring the best of Kalonunia on your plate.

Some of the features of Kalonunia Rice –
  • – It is sweet and tiny.
  • – Kalonunia rice gets cooked very fast and is hassle free.
  • – It is non-sticky.
  • – It has a delicate aroma, taste and soft texture.
  • – This rice is available in a brown rice variety as well.Kalonunia is cultivated in the northern region of the state, West Bengal Govt. is all geared up to apply for GI tag for these two varieties.


Black rice, also called forbidden rice or “emperor’s rice,” is gaining popularity for its high levels of antioxidants and superior nutritional value. It is the only rice to contain the antioxidant known as anthocyanin which is known to be cancer fighting, beneficial for heart health and inflammatory conditions. It also helps fight obesity. Black rice contains more Vitamins B and E, Niacin, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron and Zinc compared to white rice. Naturally Gluten-Free & helps prevent risk of Diabetes. It is extremely rich in Fiber and the grains have a nutty taste. The texture of black rice is a bit heavier as compared to other varieties of rice but its natural flavor is rich and sweet. Black in color when harvested, once cooked it turns deep purple!

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