Carnaroli da Carnaroli
IL PRINCIPE DEI RISI E DEI RISOTTI
Il riso Carnaroli da varietà Carnaroli è definito il “principe dei risotti”: le sue preziose qualità organolettiche lo rendono unico in cucina e apprezzato dai più grandi chef italiani e internazionali
“The Carnaroli route” Project
“The Carnaroli route” is a project from the Chamber of Commerce of Pavia for the enhancement of the agri-food chain of Carnaroli rice from Carnaroli seeds in Pavia’s territory.
Preserve the supply chain
SUPPLY CHAIN CERTIFIED
by CSQA, a leading Certification Authority in the agri-food, food and beverage areas, for voluntary supply chain certification based on the ISO 22005 standard
The registered trademark “Carnaroli da Carnaroli pavese” guarantees that in that box there is only Carnaroli rice from Carnaroli seeds, grown in the rice fields of Pavia province
which derives from the food products’ Traceability Certification, a strategic requirement for the agri-food chain that brings added value to the finished product
Suitable for celiacs
Rice is one of the most versatile ingredients of Italian cuisine, with different aspects that differentiate it from other cereals
With essential amino acids
Rice is low in sodium and is excellent for those with high blood pressure. It has 349 kcal per 100 g of product (7.4 g of protein, 78 g of carbohydrates and 0.6 g of fat)
Rich in vitamins
And mineral salts
Rice contains vitamin D and B1, iron, calcium, potassium and phosphorus: all essential for the metabolism and the immune system
With elongated grain
The grain of Carnaroli rice is particularly elongated (about 7 mm), has a pearly color and its flavor is slightly sweet
For innovative and traditional dishes
Carnaroli rice is very resistant and elastic: during cooking (about 16-18 minutes) it does not overcook and remains compact
For high quality risotto
Carnaroli rice from Carnaroli seeds belongs to a variety of superior quality and is perfect for high quality risotto
Pavia, homeland of rice
Pavia, the first rice-growing province in Europe
Over 207,000 acres planted with rice
«Large shimmering bodies of water are the rice fields before they become green fields. A sun warms the lush spikes and its light makes the rice grains sparkle. And when the wind blows lightly it seems to rock them with true love».
Rice is certainly the dominant cereal crop in the province of Pavia: over 84 thousand hectares are in fact dedicated to rice fields, where many different varieties of rice are grown. Among these, Carnaroli which was born in 1945 by mixing Vialone and Lencino varieties: it is a rice belonging to the Japonica variety, with highly developed caryopsis.
As also happens for other rice varieties, in Italy under the name “Carnaroli” other generes belonging to the same product class can also be marketed: among these there are the Carnaroli from Carnaroli seeds, but also the Karnak, the Carnise, the Caravaggio, the Carnaval, the Keope, the early Carnise and the Poseidon.
In the province of Pavia there are 6,000 of the 9,000 hectares of Carnaroli rice by Carnaroli seeds cultivated throughout Italy .
Carnaroli from Carnaroli Recipes