Campanini Campanini Venere Nero Black Rice

A medium-grain rice, with a soft, almost fluffy texture when prepared. A blend of an Italian rice varietal and a traditional Asian black rice, the only thing more striking than the color is its taste. Quick Facts Origin: Italy Unit Size: 16 oz. The Flavor Experience Campanini Venere Nero Black Rice combines an Italian grain varietal with a traditional Asian black rice for a unique and delectable alternative to traditional white rices. Unlike firmer grains, this black rice softens when prepared, cooking evenly without stickiness. The Story Black rice gets its distinctive coloring from the pigments in the grain's husk. But it's not just a pretty face: black rice is a whole grain rich in fiber and antioxidant properties. Now in its third-generation, Campanini is a family-run business, producing several varieties of custom-milled rice, naturally grown in Lombardia and Veneto, at their own specialized riseria in northern Italy. Each step in their small batch production is overseen by a member of the family, ensuring the rice they sell is of the highest quality, without any chemical treatment. Usage Tips Though it's black in the package, Campanini Venere Nero Black Rice turns a rich, deep shade of purple once cooked. Pair with lighter fish dishes or toss with vegetables, for a dish that's not only vibrant and colorful, but delicious and healthy, too. The novelty alone will draw a crowd to your table. After all, black is always a classic.