Floating Leaf Fine Foods is a family owned business that has been processing wild rice for 4 generations.
They process & package naturally grown wild rice which is grown naturally in the lakes & rivers of northern prairie Canada.
Health Benefits of Wild Rice
Wild rice is classified as a whole grain it is a good source of dietary fibre & has nearly double the amount of protein of white rice.
The fat content is lower however, most of the lipids are essential omega-6 & omega-3 fatty acids.
In addition to macro-nutrient content, wild rice contains phytosterol levels several times higher than white rice, furthermore the antioxidant activity of wild rice is 10–15 times higher than white rice.
Current interest in ancient grains & gluten-free diets, as well as possible antioxidant & lipid lowering properties, make wild rice an attractive grain addition to the diet.