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Whole-Grain Rice Buyer's Guide

Whole-grain rice has been minimally processed, just enough to sort and remove the inedible outer husk, leaving the nutritious outer bran layer intact. “Think of the rice kernel like an apple: whole-grain brown rice is the apple with the peel intact and white rice is a peeled apple,” says Jessica Lundberg of Lundberg Family Farms.

Medium-grain Brown Not as fluffy as long-grain brown rice, but not as sticky as short-grain. Grains are two to three times longer than their width. Good for rice patties or in casseroles.
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