Despite the plant origins belong to the Far East countries, during the passing of the centuries Italy has developed a strong bond with rice
, to the point of making the risotto
one of its gastronomic specialties
Which were the origins of this partnership? The answer can be find in Vercelli, precisely at the Lucedio Abbey, where the friars in the 15th century introduced the cultivation of rice in Italy for the first time.
So the agricultural company Principato di Lucedio
is the producer of the first Italian rice
, an heritage that has allowed the development of an exceptional product, derived from low impact and eco-sustainable cultivation.
The varieties of rice cultivated are many and different, they’re the result of research, experience and sperimentation, from the classic carnaroli
, vialone nano
, Baldo Rice Principato di Lucedio
to the more particular ones as rice venere
, red rice Ermes
, and the selenio
rice variety for sushi