Fontana FORMIELLO Nero Black Risotto Rice (2.2lb).
Nero risotto rice is a highly nutritious whole-grain rice with a nutty, aromatic flavour and a firm, slightly chewy texture.
Once cooked, the colour shifts from glossy ebony black to rich deep violet.
Fontana FORMIELLO Nero Black Risotto Rice (2.2lb) risotto rice is ideal for rice salads, soups and seafood risotto.
We grow Fontana Formiello Nero Risotto Rice in Italy’s Piedmont region.
Packed under-vacuum in plastic bag and paperboard pack.
Produced and packed in Italy.
Good to know: Nero originates from China, where people served black rice or “the forbidden rice” exclusively to the Emperor and his court.
In the 1990s, breeders crossed an Asian black rice variety with the Italian Padano rice, a round, medium-grained type of rice, and named it Nero.