Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice 5 Kg - kawashima the japanstore

Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice 5 Kg

$45 

About Pesticide-Free"Sasanishiki" Brown Rice It is an pestice-free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice that cultivated without any pesticides, chemical fertilizers, fungicides, and post-harvest pesticides.Once you taste this rice's moderate stickiness, deep sweetness,...

About Pesticide-Free
"Sasanishiki" Brown Rice

It is an pestice-free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice that cultivated without any pesticides, chemical fertilizers, fungicides, and post-harvest pesticides.

Once you taste this rice's moderate stickiness, deep sweetness, and firm grain texture, you will never get satisfied with the normal rice.

Because it is rich in nourishment, this rice is recommended for those who want a healthy and well-balanced diet.

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The Pesticide-free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice is characterized by moderate stickiness and mild texture. Each one of the grains is firm and has an attractive chewing texture.

It is perfect rice for making fried rice or risotto.
Please chew the firm texture and enjoy the delicious taste by all means.

*We only deliver a safe and secure product that have passed The Radioactive Substance Inspection (passed without detection), and Pesticide Residual Inspection (113 items passed successfully).
Therefore, this product is safe to be consumed by children and pregnant woman.

The Nutritional Value of Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice

There are so many nutrients inside this Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice's grain.
You can get vitamins and minerals equivalent to four grains of white rice with one grain of brown rice.

Furthermore, this pesticide-free brown rice contains dietary fiber, phytic acid, inositol, ferulic acid,
It contains many active ingredients such as gamma-oryzanol,
It is also effective in preventing obesity and colon cancer.

This rice is very recommended for those who wants to have a balance diet and healthy life everyday.

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The Nutritional Value Table


Composition White Rice (100g) Brown Rice (100g) Comparison of brown rice with white rice
Energy 356Kcal 350Kcal 98.3%
Protein 6.1g 6.8g 111.5%
Lipid 0.9g 2.7g 300%
Carbohydrate 77.1g 73.8g 95.7%
Ash Content 0.4g 1.2g 300%
Sodium 1mg 1mg 100%
Potassium 88mg 230mg 261.4%
Calcium 5mg 9mg 180%
Magnesium 23mg 110mg 478.3%
Phosphorous 94mg 290mg 308.5%
Iron 0.8mg 2.1mg 262.5%
Zinc 1.4mg 1.8mg 128.6%
Copper 0.22mg 0.27mg 122.7%
Manganese 0.8mg 2.05mg 256.3%
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.3mg 150%
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.41mg 512.5%
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg 200%
Niacin 1.2mg 6.3mg 525%
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.45mg 375%
Folic acid 12μg 27μg 225%
Pantothenic acid 0.66mg 1.36mg 206.1%
Dietary fiber (water soluble) - 0.7g -
Dietary fiber (insoluble) 0.5g 3.0g 600%

Source: Science and Technology Agency Resource Survey Committee
"Standard Tables of Food Composition in Japan (Fifth Revised Edition)"

Mix your brown rice with black rice for better nutrition


If you want to get higher nutritional value, we recommend you to mix and eat the "Sasanishiki" Pesticide-Free Brown Rice with The Special Cultivation Ancient Grain (Black Rice) from Yuri Honjo City.

Cook 1-2 tablespoon of black rice with 1 cup of brown rice.
By mixing these two type of rice, you will be able to enhance the texture of the rice.

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It is recommended to purchase the set of "Sasanishiki" Pesticide-Free Brown Rice 5 kg + The Special Cultivation Ancient Grain (Black Rice) 2 kg Set.
Click here to see the product's page →

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Customer's Review

We received many compliments from customers. Thank you so much.


At first there was a sense of discomfort both in appearance, texture and taste, but once you get used to it you are not bothered at all.
On the contrary, I really like it.

Now, it doesn't feel right to eat white rice for mealtime.
It feels disappointing to eat white rice when eating out, and I no longer eat bread at home, too.
It's delicious.



I have good stomach condition because I've been eating brown rice for a long time.
There are many things that brown rice has a peculiarity in the smell, but I like this sasanishiki brown rice because there is no peculiarity at all. I also like texture when chewing.



It is delicious brown rice. Even my husband who doesn't really like brown rice eats this well.



The packing is neat, and dispatch is quick and satisfactory.
I will repeat on purchasing.



Because it is free shipping (in Kawashima The Japanstore's Japan website), I bought 2 kg for a trial.
It was easy to eat and I was relieved.

Next time I will buy 10kg.



Our family likes brown rice. We especially like this sasanishiki brown rice.

It looks very good for our body, so it's a good thing.

How to Wash, Cook, and Eat Brown Rice

1. How to Wash Brown Rice


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How to wash brown rice is slightly different from white rice.
There is a waterproof membrane in a thin skin which wraps the brown rice, which makes the water is less likely to penetrate when cooking compared to white rice.
So the point when washing brown rice is to carefully scratch this skin to make it easy for water to penetrate brown rice.

The tips for washing the brown rice is wrapped the brown rice with both hands and rub your hands together.
By doing this, the brown rice rubs against each other, leave the skin scratched so the water can penetrate well.

Soak your washed brown rice in water for 1 hour (2-8 hours if possible).
This will make the brown rice cooked more deliciously.

2. How to Cook Brown Rice


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If you want to cook brown rice with a rice cooker,
put twice more water to the rice cooker with the scale when cooking white rice.
Please cook it in "Brown Rice Cooking Mode" if you have such option in your rice cooker.
If you don't have it, it is fine to cook in the normal mode.

In case if you do not like the smell of brown rice, adding a pinch of salt before cooking will be good solution.
This way, the aroma of brown rice can be suppressed.

If you are not used to eat brown rice, mix brown rice and white rice.
This way, you will be able to eat it deliciously.
For first timers, it may be good to start with the ratio of 8:2 (White Rice : Brown Rice).

3. How to Eat Brown Rice


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After cooking, steam the brown rice for a while without opening the lid of the rice cooker.

The most delicious timing to eat the brown rice is the 15 minutes after cooking, or when it reaches about the human body's temperature.

Brown rice has a firmer texture than white rice, and you can feel the delicious taste as you bite.
Because brown rice has deeper sweetness when you bite it rather than white rice,
please chew well (more than 30 times if possible) and eat it.

About The Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice

It is one kind of rice produced by the combination of Hatsunishiki and Sasashigure in 1963 (Showa 38th Year).
Because the Sasanishiki rice is weak to damage caused by cold weather, the production is decreasing and pushed by other rice like Koshihikari rice and Hitomebore rice.

Because of its moderate stickiness and mild texture, this Sasanishiki rice is still used by many restaurants and sushi shops.
There is also a feature that the deliciousness is hard to fall even if it gets cold.

Therefore, the Sasanishiki rice is fit for Japanese people's body and for those who want to take macrobiotics that benefits our body.

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The pesticide-free "Sasanishiki" brown rice produced by Yuri Honjo City is an organic rice cultivated without any pesticides, chemical fertilizers, fungicides, and post-harvest pesticides (pesticides to be applied to grains after harvest).

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Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice is
a Radioactivity Analyzed Product


The pesticide-free Sasanishiki brown rice produced by Yuri Honjo City is a product that has been tested for radioactivity analysis. (Iodine - 131 / cesium - 134 / cesium - 137).
All three exams result is passed without detection.

This product is safe to be consumed by children and pregnant woman.

【 Measurement Result 】
・ Cesium - 134: Not detected (Detection limit: 0.64 Bq / kg)
・ Cesium - 137: Not detected (Detection limit: 0.71 Bq / kg)

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- RIKEN National Research and Development Institutes -

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Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice is
have been Analyzed for Pesticide Residue Simultaneously


The pesticide-free Sasanishiki brown rice produced by Yuri Honjo City is a product that has been tested for Pesticide Residual Inspection.
The pesticide components for all 113 items are all undetectable.

This product is safe to be consumed by children and pregnant woman.

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- Analysis by Toray Research Center, Inc. (Akita Prefecture) -

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About The Sasanishiki Brown Rice's Cultivation

This pesticide-free Sasanishiki brown rice produced by Yuri Honjo City is cultivated in the blessed land full with a high quality and abundant water veins of Mount Chōkai, the soil of rice fields is suitable for making delicious rice.

In addition, most of the rice fields are located in the valley which has temperature difference that can provide suitable conditions for rice growth and harvest.

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The Sasanishiki brown rice cultivated in the most suitable soil for rice production is cultivated with four farming methods.

1. Natural Return Farming Method

This method is done by doing farming as close to natural environment as possible.
- Done by increasing the amount of indigenous bacteria that have been established in each land.
- Radically improve the weak energy value of irrigation water.
- Cultivation takes measures that correspond to crop physiology as much as possible.
That is the 3 basic pillars for doing natural return farming method.

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2. Aigamo Farming Method

A farming method is done with releasing Aigamo ducks (cross-breed of wild and domestic ducks) to the rice fields to feed on pests and weeds.
Because the ducks are swimming there, the water's turbidity produces a suppression effect.

This Aigamo farming method could suppress weeds which is the biggest problem for producing rice or doing pesticide-free / chemical fertilizer-free cultivation.

The Aigamo farming method really does kill two birds with one stone because it is a farming method that doesn't need to use pesticides at all.

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3. No-till Farming Method

A farming method that produces rice without disturbing the soil through tillage.
By doing this, you can see a traditional and natural scenes such as fireflies and loaches breed in the paddy fields and many birds passing by the field.

This method is very attractive because it only requires half fuel for the farming work, and suppress the methane gas which has a strong environmental impact.

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It can also cultivate extreme phase bacteria and extreme phase bacteria compost.


4. Paper Multi Farming Method

It is a farming method using recycled paper for environmentally friendly agriculture.
It uses recycled paper and weeds to produce suppression effect.
Since recycled agricultural paper is decomposed by the microorganisms in the rice fields, it is unnecessary to collect it.

No pesticides or chemical fertilizers are used for this farming method.
Along with the delicious taste, we deliver the "safe and secure" food.

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The picture shows the former rural scenery.

Message from Rice Producer

In recent years, the concern for the safety of agricultural and livestock products has grown enormously.
The modernization and productivity improvement principal of agriculture from the postwar era turned agriculture products into chemical-based products, so consumers will have to pay for the consequence.
Considering those backgrounds, the price might be cheap although it is in large quantity.

Meanwhile in present, people become more consumptive.
Maybe it is best to not only concerned about the taste and quality, but also about the food safety as well.
Because there are people who are concerned about the food safety, agricultural products such as “pesticide-free” are currently in trend.
However, there are standards for those "pesticide-free" products. And there are many different cultivation methods.
We are building a safe and delicious farming method from many of those methods that are pesticide-free and doesn't use any chemical fertilizer.

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  • 1. Keep on maintaining the field's fertility to make the constitution of rice stronger.
    It will make the rice plant become strong against diseases and pests.
  • 2. Reduce the number of chemical fertilizers and use natural fertilizer instead to harvest rich and nutritious food.

It is The Suda Corporation's way of thinking about agriculture.

Rice can actually grow even without pesticides and fertilizers.
It can grow with the original power from the rice, and it can still grow without human's hands.
That is the awaken power from the plants.

Besides, if you give only natural fertilizers to it, you can make safe rice grown only with substances that exist in nature.

With this statement as our base, we are providing brown rice, white rice, and black rice based on the four farming methods (Natural Return Farming Method, Aigamo Farming Method, No-till Farming Method, and Paper Multi Farming Method).

- The Presentative from Suda Corporation, Ms. Meiko Suda.

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Product Details

Name Pesticide-Free "Sasanishiki" Brown Rice 5 kg
Place of Origin Akita Prefecture
Rice Variety Sasanishiki
Details ・ Chemically synthesized pesticides: not used during cultivation
・ Chemical fertilizer: not used during cultivation period
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