1KG Ofada Rice

Fun Facts: Do you know that Ofada rice is a name for a heritage variety of rice grown in south-west Nigeria?
It is grown almost exclusively in Ogun State a state in Southwestern Nigeria and named after the town Ofada in Ogun State. Ofada Rice is not indigenous to Africa? But was purported to have been smuggled by a soldier into Nigeria in 1940 when the soldier returned from Asia and planted the rice in Ofada Town.
why Ofada rice is typically priced higher compared to other available rice, and it has been regarded as a sign of status symbolism by some people and in contemporary times, it is sometimes served at classy parties? High Nutrition Values. Ofada rice are of two types Brown and white ofada rice, this is determine on the basis of un-milled seed colour. Brown ofada rice is often very highly aromatic, whereas white ofada rice is typically non-aromatic. unpolished because most Africa rices are difficult to mill and polish and the rice bran that is left on the grain help strengthening the flavour and making it more nutritious?


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