Alter Eco Ruby Red Rice, 16 Oz (Pack of 8)sku: 188244000120
Nutty, whole heirloom grain. Organically grown. Fairly traded. Hand-cultivated. Gluten-free. Whole grain. USDA organic. Fair Trade certified. Certified organic by Quality Assurance International (QAI). Certified gluten-free. Carbon neutral product. Non GMO product verified. nongmoproject.org. Agriculture that restores ecosystems. Heirloom Grains of Thailand: Rice is so central to the diet in Thailand that the literal translation of I'm hungry is I'm hungry for rice. This essential crop has been cultivated in the country's lush tropical terrain for centuries, in nearly limitless varieties. From the famously fragrant polished grains of Hom Mali Jasmine to the bold beauty of Khao Deng Ruby and the sweet subtlety of Purple Sticky Rice, we proudly preserve these delicious native heirloom grains for a new generation to enjoy. For our partners at Surin Co-op, fair trade practices and organic farming mean: 500 new farmers trained each year in sustainable practices; six local organic farmer's markets in Surin; 35 heirloom rice varieties revived. Nourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field: As committed food activists, we travel far and wide to bring you the world's most exotic, delicious and sustainable foods. To understand our commitment to fair trade and learn what sustainability means to us, visit www.alterecofoods.com. By choosing this Fair Trade certified product, you are directly supporting a better life for farming families through fair prices, direct trade, community development and environmental stewardship. www.fairtradecertified.org. Country of origin: Thailand.