Organic White Rice

Why Choose Organic?

More and more, consumers want certified organic foods because they know these foods are grown and processed without the use of synthetic chemicals and fertilizers, transgenic organisms or irradiation. 
Gourmet House® organic rice is certified by Quality Assurance International.

What is Organic?

In order to claim "100% certified organic", products must contain only organic ingredients and must be grown with no chemical fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides. Farms growing organic products must undergo an annual certification inspection.

In addition, land will have no prohibited substances applied to it for at least 3 years before the harvest of an organic crop. The use of genetic engineering, ionizing radiation and sewage sludge is prohibited. Soil fertility and crop nutrients will be managed through tillage and waste materials and allowed synthetic materials. Crop pests, weeds, and diseases will be controlled primarily through management practices including physical, mechanical, and biological controls.

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Cooking Directions - On the Stove

In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon tub margarine and 1 teaspoon salt per cup uncooked rice, if desired. Stir in 1 cup rice. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until all water is absorbed.

Cooking Directions - In the Microwave

In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish, combine 2-¼ cups water and 1 cup rice.  Add 1 tablespoon tub margarine and 1 teaspoon salt per cup uncooked rice, if desired.  Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.  Reduce setting to 50% power; microwave for 15 minutes.  Let stand for 5 minutes.  **It is recommended that only 1 cup rice be prepared in the microwave at a time. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.

Cooking Directions and Other Serving Suggestions

For drier rice, use 1/4 cup less water. Or, for moister rice, use 1/4 cup more water.

For cooking rice in excess water, click here. If you have a pressure cooker, here are some quick tips for cooking rice.


If you would like to prepare larger quantities of rice, download our Cooking Large Amounts (PDF) helpful instructions.

Serving Size 1/4 Cup [45g (makes 3/4 cup prepared)]

Serving Per Container About 9

Amount Per Serving
Calories 150     Calories From Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A  0% •  Vitamin C  0% •  Calcium  0% •  Iron  8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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