While Niigata Prefecture is famous for its best quality rice in Japan, Uonuma region within Niigata prefecture is famous for producing the best Japanese rice among the best.
Located in the south of Niigata Prefecture, the Uonuma region is surrounded by mountains. This give rises to a strategic topography that creates alluvial plains irrigated by the Uonuma River, Aburuma River and Shinano River.
Uonuma region is one of the most heavily snowing regions in Japan. Thus, when the spring arrives, the snow from winter will melt, and the fields enjoy plenty of pristine water from the melting snow. This pure water contains high oxygen level and has low pollution, making it perfect for nurturing the best rice in Japan.
Uonuma is a basin with a big difference in temperature in day time and night time. As the rice must store large quantity of starch to resist the severe climate, it is round and plump.
With all these favourable conditions, there is little doubt in the claim that Uonuma is crowned as the best rice production region in Japan.
Japan Grain Inspection Association has ranked Uonuma Koshihikari “Special A” in Japan’s rice taste ranking for 25 consecutive years. This ranking is the best testimonial for Uonuma Koshihikari’s premiere quality and taste.
|Nutrition Information 营养资料||Per 100g /每100克|
|Energy / 能量||358 kacal / 千卡 or 1504 kJ / 千焦|
|Protein / 蛋白质||2.8g / 克|
|Total Fat / 总脂肪||0.7g / 克|
|- Saturated Fat / 饱和脂肪||0.0g / 克|
|- Trans Fat / 反式脂肪||0.0g / 克|
|Total carbohydrate / 总碳水化合物||87.8g / 克|
|- Dietary fibre / 膳食纤维||2.7g / 克|
|- Sugars / 糖||2.3g / 克|
|Sodium / 钠||0mg / 豪克|
✔ Superb Flavour and Appetizing Appearance
Features a natural sweetness that dwell in your mouth, mild fragrance and plumb moistness. Being simple and mild, Japanese rice makes a tasty food on its own and also pairs well with an array of vegetables, fishes, meats and side dishes.
✔ Naturally Low Calories
Cooked Japanese rice is composed of about 60% water. That means the level of calories absorbed by the body is less than eating a 200 grams of bread.
✔ Long-lasting Feeling of Satisfaction
The stickiness gives Japanese rice the unique taste. Moreover, due to its sticky texture, Japanese rice will need longer time to be processed by the stomach, thereby keeping your stomach satisfied longer.
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