Thai Rice Berry is a new variety of new organic rice from Thailand. It is a cross-bred unmilled rice possessing dark violet grain, which is a combination of Hom Nil rice, with well-known antioxidant properties, and Thai Jasmine rice. As a result, Rice Berry takes on the best attributes of each of the grains that were used in its inception. The light fluffy texture and flavour from Thai jasmine rice and high in minerals and antioxidants from Hom Nil rice. Rice Berry is high in fiber and contains three times more iron than other varieties as well as has a high level of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, gamma oryzanol, vitamin E, bran oil, tannin, zinc and folic acid (folate). The rice grains have a deep purple color and a long shape. Rice Berry is raised by organic farming. Thai Direct's frozen Rice Berry is freshly made, microwave ready in 3 minutes.