AUSTRALIAN WILD RICE SPECIFICATIONS

Material: Wild Rice grain


Product Description:

The seed kernel of the Wild Rice (Zizania palustris) plant, is a diploid, protogynous, cross-pollinated, annual, aquatic cereal native to shallow lakes and streams of north central North America.

Production Technique: Cultivated Paddy

Variety: California Johnson

Physical:


Shelf Life: Greater than 2 Years
Water absorption: Rehydrates to 250 – 375 % by weight
Protein: 12.4 – 18.0 %
Fat: 0.5 – 0.8 %
Ash: 1.2 – 1.4 %
Crude fibre: 0.6 – 1.1 %
Total Carbohydrate: 72.3 – 75.3 %
Calories:70 – 100 per 1/2 cup cooked
Kilojoules: 1525 per 100g dry
Contaminates:


Wild rice hulls: < 0.1%
Wild rice unhulled: < 0.1%
Foreign grains: nil
Foreign material: nil
Insects: nil
Insect fragments: nil

Pesticide Residues:


Australian Wild Rice is grown without Herbicides or Insecticides. It is processed, cleaned and packaged without any chemicals whatsoever. Pesticide: nil

Genetic Modification:


Australian Wild Rice is guaranteed not to have had its molecular biology altered in any form by molecular engineering, irradiation or other treatments.

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE):


Australian Wild Rice is guaranteed not to any contamination from BSE or any meat product derived from the European Union.

Microbiological:


Aerobic Plate count: 100,000 /g max
Coliforms: 100 /g max
E. Coli: nil
Yeast: 500 /g max
Mould: 500 /g max

Specifications For A Grade:

Grain Diameter: 1.6 – 1.8mm.(4/64 – 4.5/64)
Grain Length: 6.0 – 16.0mm (15/64 – 39/64)
Grain Moisture: 8 – 10% by 1 hour air oven 130’C.
Cook Time: 40min.
Short Grain < 5mm: Max. 5%.
Appearance: Dark brown-Charcoal black.
Aroma: Traditional-roast tea.
Flavour: Traditional nutty flavour.

Specifications For Scarified Grade:

Grain Diameter: 1.4 – 1.7mm (3.5/64 – 4/64)
Grain Length: 6.0 – 16.0mm (15/64 – 39/64)
Grain Moisture: 8 – 10% by 1 hour air oven 130’C.
Cook Time: 20- 25min.
Short Grain < 5mm: 5% max.
Appearance: Dark brown/ black.
Aroma: Traditional-roast tea.
Flavour: Traditional nutty flavour.

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