You don’t have to go far for great grains, and the proof of the (rice) pudding is right here in Northern California! Did you know California supplies nearly all of America’s sushi rice, with 97% of it grown in the Sacramento Valley*? It’s true! Look for rice from local companies like these the next time you drop by your local Nugget Markets.
Hinode: Based locally in Woodland, CA, Hinode (pronounced hee-no-day) has been offering a variety of delicious domestic and imported rice options since 1934!
Black Fox: Family owned and operated in the Sacramento Valley, Black Fox specializes in short grain Koshihikari rice, which is prized for its natural sweetness, aroma, texture and appearance.
Homai: Did you know Homai Rice is milled locally in Woodland, CA? Try their Medium Grain Calrose Rice in your next rice-based recipe!
Lundberg Family Farms: Now with the third and fourth generations at the helm, the Lundberg family has been sustainably growing rice in the Sacramento Valley since 1937.
*Fun rice fact courtesy of California Rice Commission. For more tantalizing rice trivia, check out our Rice, Rice Baby blog!