Fontana FORMIELLO Nero, Black Risotto Rice (1Kg)

£9.10

Italian Venere Nero risotto rice grown in the Piedmont region in Northern Italy.

This whole-grain rice is highly nutritious and has a nutty, aromatic flavour and a firm, slightly chewy texture. Once cooked, the colour shifts from glossy ebony black to rich deep violet.

Venere Nero is ideal for rice salads, soups and seafood risotto.

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Fontana FORMIELLO Black Risotto Rice is highly nutritious with a nutty, aromatic flavor.

It has a firm, slightly chewy texture.

Once cooked, the colour shifts from glossy ebony black to rich deep violet.

Nero risotto rice is ideal for rice salads, soups and seafood risotto.

Farmers in Italy’s Piedmont region grow Fontana FORMIELLO Black Risotto Rice.

Packed under-vacuum in plastic bag and paperboard pack.

Good to know: Black rice, also called “forbidden rice,” had its origin in China. It was exclusively reserved for the Emperor and his court.

Nero is a variety that shares this rich history.

During the 1990s, breeders crossed an Asian black rice variety with Italian Padano rice, resulting in the creation of Nero.

Nero Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Origin of rice: Italy

Packed in Italy

Typical Values Per 100g Per Serving (75g)
Energy 1545kj / 369&kcal 1159kj /
277kcal
Fat
– of which saturates
2.20g
0.70g
1.65g
0.53g
Carbohydrate
– of which sugars
74.00g
1.00g
55.50g
0.75g
Fibre 2.20g 1.65g
Protein 7.80g 5.85g
Salt 0.025g 0.019g
Diets

Gluten free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Certifications & Awards

Geographical Indication, Halal, Kosher

Health & Nutrition

Low Fat, Low Sugars, No Added Salt, No Added Sugars, Salt Free

Free From

Celery, Crustaceans, Dairy, Eggs, Fish, Gluten, Lupin, Molluscs, Mustard, Nuts, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites

Brand

Fontana Formiello

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