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Lotus Foods Volcano Rice, 11 Pound Bag


Flavor: Volcano
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  • High in magnesium, manganese, zinc, and iron
  • Cooks in only 30 minutes
  • Certified Fair for Life and produced with System of Rice Intensification (SRI) practices, requiring less water and seeds for "More Crop Per Drop"
  • 3rd year transition to organic certification
  • Grown by family farmers in the Tasikmalaya region of Indonesia using the system of rice intensification which uses 80-90% less seeds, 25-50% less water, less land and no agrochemicals to grow 50-100% more rice

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Ingredients
Sintanur brown rice, whole grain red rice and lightly milled red rice

Directions
Combine 1 2/3 cups water, 1 cup rice and a pinch of salt in a pot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand covered for a few minutes. Fluff and serve.

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Flavor: Volcano | Size: 11 Pound Bag

From the mineral-rich volcanic soil of Indonesia, Volcano Rice is a colorful blend of nutrient-dense brown and red rice. Reputed to restore vitality due to its high mineral and fiber content, the Javanese favor this healthy rice for its satisfying wholesome flavor. Grown on small family farmer cooperatives in the Tasikmalaya region of West Java. Restaurants, industrial kitchens that cook in bulk, chefs, and other foodservice professionals love using Volcano Rice because it can transform any rice dish into a more flavorful and nutritious meal.

Product Details

Flavor: Volcano | Size: 11 Pound Bag
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 inches ; 11 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B00384ABMM
  • UPC: 708953503219
  • Country of Origin: Indonesia
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (272 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #37,099 in Grocery & Gourmet Food (See Top 100 in Grocery & Gourmet Food)
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Customer Reviews

This is the best rice I have ever eaten..
Joan B. Hickok
This rice has a very good taste and cooks up perfectly.
Terry Barber
Much richer tasting than white rice and healthier.
Do42

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

39 of 40 people found the following review helpful By Paul Klein on October 3, 2011
Flavor Name: Organic ForbiddenSize Name: 15 Ounce (Pack of 6) Verified Purchase
Forbidden Rice is great for raw fooders (who don't mind eating
grains occasionally). You don't have to cook it.
Just soak it overnight or all day before you need it. It becomes
soft, chewy, delicious and is a great accompanyment to raw curries. . .
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22 of 23 people found the following review helpful By nonpareil TOP 1000 REVIEWER on November 20, 2011
Flavor Name: Heirloom ForbiddenSize Name: 15 Ounce (Pack of 6) Verified Purchase
When considering the greater nutritional value of black rice, along with the great aroma and desired chewiness, this rice seems a good value. Please note it is not sold as organic, if you care about that.

I wanted to discover its basic flavor and confess I cooked it in a variable temperature crockpot with a pork roast. In this case, I rinsed the rice prior to adding it to the roast and liquid, and had salted the water lightly. I noticed even while rinsing it, that it possessed a great aroma, which continued to manifest during the cooking process. And: FLAVOR manifested during the eating process!

You may want to know that the coloring of black rice is so strong that it can and will stain white porcelain-type cooking vessels. Mine are Corning Cookmates and have been used for almost 40 years now (by my father before me) and have acquired a network of fine scratches, so it makes sense that a strong dye can enter. I will eventually bleach out the stain but couldn't get it with baking soda, which is my usual solution. So for this batch I used a slow-cooker with a black ceramic insert; that solved it.

The grains are smaller than I am used to with the Lundberg brand. Thus I had to use a finer-mesh strainer for washing, as too many fell through my regular strainer. No big problem; just thought I'd pass on the info. I also would mention another aspect so you won't be surprised: If a few grains are scattered about, they will look precisely like small mouse turds. This was initially unnerving to me because I've been unable to catch some particularly small rodents (they may be shrews or voles) that are leaving this type of calling card, because they are too light to trip the traps. But they can take the bait just fine. Time for a new kitty. Wuv kitties.
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Aquarius on September 3, 2011
Flavor Name: Organic ForbiddenSize Name: 11 Pound Bag Verified Purchase
My family just loves this healthy Forbidden and organic rice. We now eat it 4-5 times weekly and it has become a real staple in our diets. The rice is NOT chewy like brown rice but is just as healthy. It also tastes great! I love it, my wife loves it, the kids even like it. In fact, my 20 month old eats it everyday and loves it! Highly recommended and rest assured the quality from Lotus Foods Organic has been excellent (after at least 5 separate orders of this 11lb bag as well as other packaging from Amazon).
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful By An Infrequent Reviewer on May 6, 2012
Flavor Name: Organic Brown JasmineSize Name: 25 Pound Bag Verified Purchase
If you are hoping for a cheaper, bulk version of Village Harvest Organic Brown Thai Jasmine Rice, 30-Ounce Bags (Pack of 6), this is not it. While better than ordinary brown rice, the fragrance and texture of Village Harvest is far superior and worth the additional cost.

Very sad update (August 20, 2012) (3 stars to 1 star)

We discovered the source of the dozens of little brown moths flying all over the house. Unfortunately, they came from this bag of rice, which we didn't realize until we had reached the bottom of the bag. I have had issues like this with brown rice purchased from Asian grocery stores before but not with brown rice from American groceries. Either way, it's not a good thing.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By CV on November 16, 2010
Flavor Name: Organic Brown Mekong JasmineSize Name: 11 Pound Bag Verified Purchase
I make a lot of curry, and had an issue with the typical brown rice flavour totally dominating a dish. I have always been meaning to try Lotus Foods rice, and took the dive and bought (2) 11 lb bags of this Mekong Flower Rice when I saw it go on sale. Boy, I tell you what, the fragrance when those grains cook is very pleasant! The rice is organic, whole grain, and although having a unique and 'lighter' taste, it was well received by my partner and I and we will stick to buying high quality Lotus Foods rices! Truly a treat and Amazon offers some of the best prices I have seen! Not to mention this company is awesome for protecting heirloom varieties of rice, using SRI sytems for rice growing, and giving work to farmers all over with fair pay for their labor.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By libra103chic on March 9, 2012
Flavor Name: Organic ForbiddenSize Name: 15 Ounce (Pack of 6) Verified Purchase
I love Lotus Foods rice! The first one I tried was the organic brown rice & that one was pretty nice for brown rice. Then I read about Forbidden Rice and how it's supposed to be especially good for you, so I looked it up on Amazon and came across this. What a pleasant surprise!! Not only is it much better for you than plain white rice, it has a really nice subtle flavor & the texture is great! I've even converted my only white rice eating husband over to having this whole grain version more often. Healthy, reasonable price, great taste, organic & sustainable farming practices- what more could you want in one package?? Will definitely be a repeat customer!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Jester Fan on September 21, 2010
Flavor Name: VolcanoSize Name: 11 Pound Bag Verified Purchase
This is easily one of the best rice varieties i have found. The flavor is great and its cooks beautifully. Lends itself to being seasoned in a vast variety of ways, very flexible. Or just by itself.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Aquarius on September 3, 2011
Flavor Name: Organic ForbiddenSize Name: 15 Ounce (Pack of 6) Verified Purchase
I read about black (Forbidden) rice a few months ago and decided to try it. After trying several brands I've settled on this as my staple. It is excellent rice! Tastes great and is incredibly healthy. I like it much more than chewy brown rice and the nice thing is it has just as much healthy fiber as brown rice. My family now eats black rice at least 4-5 times a week! It is now a permanent fixture in our diets and have seen consistent quality in the packaging and the rice itself. Highly recommended.
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