There are about ten thousand varieties of rice .The majority of rice is “polished” before releasing them to cover that protects them (which becomes bran), which eliminates enzymes and oils and rice. The result is a grain of rice remains stable for months.
The most common varieties: Bomba, Carnaroli, Basmati, Bahia, Albufera, Senia … among others.
Rice is a valuable energy source rich in carbohydrates and low in fat. Unlike other grains, rice contains no gluten and is therefore suitable for use by those who have some celiac disease.
In our times rice has become an indispensable food in our daily diet. Moreover, if we consider that is the most consumed cereal in the world after wheat, which gives the world’s population more than 50% of the calories present in their food.