Primera™ Red Rice

Presented by Prof. Dr. Wickneswari Ratnam FASc, Professor of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Deputy Dean, University, Industry and Community Partnerships, Faculty of Science and Technology, National University of Malaysia (UKM)


Primera™ Red Rice, known as UKMRC9, has a low glycaemic index (GI) value, which helps to lower and stabilize your after-meal blood glucose level. This rice is therefore suitable for consumption by all, especially for diabetics. The anthocyanins in Primera™ serve as good source of antioxidants, providing a healthy wholegrain option where rice is a staple food.  Primera™ has a slightly nutty flavour and pleasant to taste. UKMRC9 is a high yielding new rice variety with good resistance to blast disease.

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