Rice Bran

Produced from the outer layer of the brown rice grain. Used in cereals, mixes and vitamin concentrates due to its high levels of vitamin B6, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, nicacin, and thiamin. Also rich in fibre

Rice Bran Oil

Extracted from the outer layer on the brown rice kernel. A high quality, delicate tasting cooking oil. Studies have shown that it is effective in lowering blood cholesterol levels

Rice Flour

Produced from broken rice (see below) which is ground into a fine powder.  Can be made with either  white or brown rice, but white rice flour is much more common. It is free from gluten so is non-allergenic and therefore used in gluten free foods and is often found in foods for infants. Used to produce rice pasta, crisps, cereals and snacks

Rice Hulls

The inedible outer husk layer has many uses from fuel in power plants to mulch and abrasives. It can be used as a packing material to pad fragile cargo during shipping.  Can even be used to make a biodegradable alternative to plastic cups

Rice Starch

Produced from broken milled rice, excluding any bran.  It is used as a thickener in sauces and desserts. Also used in the manufacture of Rice Syrup. Starch is the main component of the endosperm of the grain, making up 90-93% of the milled dry weight

Ash from Hulls

Can be used to clean discoloured teeth and turned into cellulose products e.g. rayon and rice fuel


A natural sweetener, less intense than traditional sugar syrups and honey. Produced through a hydrolysis process

Broken Rice

Pieces of rice kernels (that are less than ¾ of a full kernel) which arise in the milling and polishing process.  Broken rice is used in the manufacture of various products, including rice flour and pet foods

Brewers Rice

An ingredient used in brewing, especially prized by some beer manufacturer's, where it is the premium ingredient. Brewers rice is also used for the processing of other ferment products