Biona - Organic Red Camargue Rice, 500gBrand - Biona
Biona’s Organic Red Camargue Rice is a variety of French rice with an appetizing red colour, a delightful nutty flavour and a pleasantly chewy texture.
- From Camargue Wetlands
- Complex Carbohydrate
- High in Fibre
- Low Glycemic Food
Camargue is a variety of rice cultivated in the southern region of France. It is a hybrid that resulted from the cross-pollination of white rice with red wild rice. The colour of the bran is brownish-red due to its anthocyanin content.
Biona’s Red Camargue Rice is high in fibre and a good source of complex carbohydrates.
Camargue also has a low glycemic index and is especially helpful for people watching their sugar intake. It also has more iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium when compared with white rice.
When cooked, Biona’s Organic Red Camargue Rice has a nutty taste and chewy texture. It is great for paella or pilafs, risotto and salads. It also tastes great buttered and paired with other dishes.
Wholegrain Camargue Red Rice
Certified Organic Ingredients
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Camargue rice healthier than white rice?
Camargue rice is higher in protein and fibre content. It also has the pigment anthocyanin which acts as an antioxidant. It has a lower glycemic index and because of this, it has been touted as the better rice for diabetics and better rice in general.
However, white rice has more carbohydrates per volume and you might find the texture of white rice to be more palatable. If your work is labour-intensive, you might benefit from white rice better.