ETEM BLACK RICE by Lun Bawang Tribe is a fragrant, black medium-grain that is cultivated traditionally by the indigenous Lun Bawang tribe of the Borneo Highlands. The rice is grown in a cool, pure, and unpolluted environment (1000m above sea level) and the rice fields are irrigated by pristine clear mountain water. The black-purple colour of the rice comes naturally from a flavonoid known as anthocyanin, which is known to be high in antioxidants, nutrients and can reduce the level of free radicals in the body system. It is left unpolished to retain 100% of its nutrients and health values. The rice is aromatic with a mild nutty flavour and chewy texture when cooked.
Sarawak Highland Heirloom Rice
Single Crop (One Season/Annum)
Origin: Ba’kelalan Highland-Lawas, Sarawak
Tribe: Lun Bawang
Characteristics: Medium grain, deep dark purple (black), moderately soft with a distinctive aroma