Fontana FORMIELLO Nero Black Risotto Rice (6x1Kg) is a highly nutritious whole-grain rice with a nutty, aromatic flavour and a firm, slightly chewy texture.
Once cooked, the colour shifts from glossy ebony black to rich deep violet.
Fontana FORMIELLO Nero Black Risotto Rice (6x1Kg) is ideal for rice salads, soups and seafood risotto.
Fontana Formiello grows Nero Risotto Rice in Italy’s Piedmont region.
Packed under-vacuum in plastic bag and paperboard pack.
Good to know: China is the origin of Nero, where black rice or “the forbidden rice” served exclusively to the Emperor and his court.
In the 1990s, breeders crossed an Asian black rice variety with Italian Padano rice.
This created the rice known as Nero, a round, medium-grained type..