Is wild rice grown and cultivated in Canada?
Not at this time. Wild rice grows naturally in the lakes and stream of northern Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Wild rice is cultivated, grown, in Minnesota and California to meet the demand.
Is wild rice really a rice?
No wild rice is a water grass, Zizania Aquatica indigenous to Canada.
Does all wild rice taste the same?
No, even though the wild rice may be from the same region, the taste texture and cooking consistency is largely determined by the curing and manufacturing process unique to the individual processor. This is why buying from the same processor is desirable.
What unique nutrition attributes does wild rice have?
Among many is the natural source of vitamin B6, fiber and natural antioxidant.