For a rich-tasting, authentic, Japan-grown white rice, Shinmei's Akafuji Akitakomachi is a hard one to beat. Grown locally in Akita Prefecture, this rice is famous throughout the country for its delicious taste and superior quality.
Akitakomachi rice from Japan
Rice is the dietary staple of Japan, with Japanese rice cultivation happening all around the country and in other parts of the world. The accepted wisdom is that rice tastes different depending on where it is grown, and Akita prefecture happens to have the clear water, fertile lands and great weathers perfect for producing premium quality, great-tasting rice.