Gli Aironi Black Venus Rice 500g


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Italy is the largest European rice producer. Since the 15th century, cultivated rice production has centred around the fertile Po vally, and Piemonte, watered by the Cavour canal.

Michele Perinotti is a passionate producer and connoisseur. He loves his rice, promotes indigenous rice varieties from poorer countries and has worked with farming communities in Madagascar to develop effienct production methods with low environmental impact. Michele pursues the best possible quality in his own production, which has been recognized by top chefs such as Heston Blumenthal.

Michele's family farm, which goes back five generations, grows arborio and carnaroli rice, while the wild red and black venus varieties are selected from neighbouring Risaie Vercellesi, the paddy fields of Vercelli in Piedmont. These fileds are named the natural habitat for herons, gli aironi, after which Michele's rices are named.

Venero Nero (Black Venus) rice, is a new variety obtained from cross

£1.3 per 100.00g

  • Produced in Italy
  • Black Wholemeal Rice

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