SHINMEI Niigata Uonuma Koshihikari Rice 2.0Kg


The very best of regional rice, from Uonuma area in Niigata, Japan. This exceptional rice owes its premium quality to the crystal-clear mountain spring water and the dramatic temperature shifts of the rugged landscape. The unmatched excellence of the rice from this region makes it an exceptionally popular choice for gifting in Japan.


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Hailing from Niigata, a hub for premium Japanese rice, “Uonuma Koshihikari Rice” stands out with its rich aroma and the deep, lingering umami flavour that unfolds with every bite. With its exceptional sheen, sweetness, and stickiness, “Uonuma Koshihikari Rice” is truly a sensory delight.
What makes it so good? It’s thanks to the perfect blend of water, soil, and climate. Niigata’s Uonuma region is famous for its deep snow cover, creating mineral-rich spring water. During hot summers, this cold water keeps the soil cool, invigorating the rice roots and ensuring robust growth. The slightly lean soil prevents excessive growth, offering ideal support for Koshihikari Rice. Nestled amidst towering mountains including the renowned Hakkaisan, the day-night temperature swings create a distinct flavour profile.
From rinsing to savoring, each moment with this rice is a revelation. It remains delectable even as it cools, boasting a firm yet enticingly sticky texture. Perfect for gifting, it’s an extraordinary choice.

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