The third category of whole grain wild rice processed products is for precooked products. This wild rice product has a cooking time of 5 and 10 minutes.
This category of wild rice is for highly specialized convenience foods and food service accounts and represents 5.5% of the whole grain sales.
The harvest in central Minnesota for 2011 is finished. This year's harvest was described in interviews as fair to poor due to higher water levels in particular during the spring, when the wild rice germinates. The harvested rice converted better than last year, and yields of 48% were reported. Please email us for more information.