1 kg pack Carnaroli Rice
History of the producer
Surrounded by an uncontaminated nature reserve and far from thoroughfares, the best varieties of highest quality rice are cultivated in the agricultural territory Riserva San Massimo.
The rice is cultivated exclusively inside the Riserva.
The soil on which the agricultural enterprise San Massimo stands – a cove of the Ticino river that changed its course over the years – turned out to be extraordinarily fertile. In this extraordinary area, thanks to ancient and traditional methods Riserva San Massimo produces a great rice used by the best chef in the world like Antonino Canavacciuolo and Carlo Cracco.
Authentic Italian Superfino grade Carnaroli Rice. For its extraordinary culinary properties, top chefs such as Carlo Cracco and Antonino Cannavacciuolo use it in their kitchens. Never sticky and staying firm after cooking, this Carnaroli rice can be used to cook superb risotto. Available in a modified atmosphere packaging of 1Kg. The 500 hectares of Riserva San Massimo, located in a small town near Pavia called Gropello Cairoli, is one of the most interesting natural oasis of the Ticino Park, characterized by a high level of biodiversity.
A natural rotation of agricultural fields, rows of fruit plants, water meadows, and poplar fields is home to many different species of plants, and animals.
The farm promotes a model of eco-compatible development, thus obtaining the blue label “Ticino Park Controlled Production” for its Carnaroli Rice. This label applies only to those products that are produced using integrated agriculture techniques. Integrated agriculture, compared to the traditional one, requires a greater planning effort for environmental protection and the use of lower impact agricultural techniques.
Many varieties of rice can be labelled “Carnaroli” such as the Karnak and the Carnise precoce.
At Riserva San Massimo, they plant authentic and controlled Carnaroli seeds to grow Superfine Carnaroli Rice and whole Carnaroli Rice: a full superior quality rice. They produce only the genuine Carnaroli variety, even if that means less production, higher complexities and costs.
Estimated between 20/02/2020 and 28/02/2020