Fieldcraft is an ingredient marketplace for food and beverage brands and manufacturers. In this article, we take a deeper dive into some of the ingredients offered by rice suppliers on Fieldcraft.
Whole Rice Suppliers
Short Grain Koshihikari White Rice is a premium short grain rice. Koshihikari has a reputation as one of the best eating varieties available. It is most commonly used for table rice thanks to its taste and softer texture. More upscale sushi restaurants use these short-grain varieties for sushi.
Organic Calrose Brown Rice has a medium to firm texture with a slight crunch. As this is a brown rice, the flavor will be nuttier and there will be some texture from the intact rice bran.
Wild Rice offers a grassy, herbal note and a pleasing, firm texture. Organically cultivated in northern California, this wild rice has a glossy, dark color and is available in varying lengths of grain.
Sweet Rice Flour is a whole grain, gluten-free flour that can be custom milled to buyers’ specifications and is easily digested for a variety of applications. It’s available as Non-GMO Project Verified as well.
Organic Carolina Gold Rice is an heirloom grain with roots dating back to the 1690’s. It came to the US when a ship from Madagascar stopped in Charleston, SC for repairs and made payment in the form of rice. Carolina Gold has unique cooking properties which allow the end product to range from defined grains to a more gummy consistency, depending on cooking method and personal preference.
Long Grain Brown Rice comes from a 100% woman-owned mill that offers organic and conventional rice.
Sprouted Brown Rice is full of absorptive nutrients such as fibre, B-vitamins and GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid). It has a delicious sweet and nutty flavor, is quick and easy to prepare and cooks in half the time of regular brown rice.
Puffed Rice is appreciated for its neutral flavor and crunchy texture, and used in a variety of products ranging from salads and ready-made meals, to breakfast cereals, cereal bars and bakery products. There are different varieties of organic puffed rice, including white, brown and wild organic puffed rice.
High-Protein Rice is grown using tried and true farming techniques as well as new, sustainable approaches to offer a product with both distinct flavor and an abundance of natural proteins.
Rice Ingredient Suppliers
Rice Syrup is a nutritive sweetener and functional source of carbohydrates. This syrup is available in brown and clarified rice syrup in a dextrose equivalency range of DE 28 – 60. Even sweeter, the rice syrups include a social program that impacts the lives of area rice farmers.
IQF Rice delivers creative menu solutions for your brand. Cilantro rice adds additional flavors and visual touches through their high capacity vegetable roasting and blending operation, allowing them to customize a wide variety of unique and innovative ready to use products.
Rice Protein is the first patented allergen-friendly protein source from the whole rice grain, available in 80% and 90% protein levels. Providing all essential amino acids, this product is being used in food grade products as both a replacement for and in conjunction with soy protein and whey protein. It can also be blended with Pea Protein which has a complimentary amino acid profile to achieve a complete protein.
Rounding out some of the selections, we also offer Whole Grain Rice Powder and Refined Rice Bran Oil which is obtained from the outer layer of rice and further refined in order to preserve micronutrients.