Vietnamese flagship ST25 rice used in Japanese Cabinet Office lunch

September, 09/2022 - 16:08
Việt Nam’s ST25 rice won the title "The best rice in the world" in 2019.

 

On September 2, fried rice using ST25 rice from Việt Nam became a "special lunch" at the Japanese Cabinet Office. — Photo courtesy of the Vietnamese Trade Office in Japan)

HÀ NỘI — For the first time, the delicious Vietnamese rice ST25 was used to process dishes on the menu of the Japanese Cabinet Office, Minister of Agricultural and Rural Development Lê Minh Hoan said at a recent government meeting.

On September 2, fried rice using ST25 rice from Việt Nam became a "special lunch" at the Japanese Cabinet Office.

At the meeting, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính held that this was a good sign and a step forwards in the country’s strategy to bring Vietnamese rice to demanding markets.

Việt Nam’s ST25 rice won the title "The best rice in the world" in 2019.

In the brochure located at the Cabinet Office of Japan, the ST25 fragrant rice is the famous delicious rice from Việt Nam and fully introduced from planting, quality monitoring, harvesting, packaging and preservation. The production processes are strictly controlled to ensure the quality of fragrant and firm rice grains, and naturally sweet rice grains, it says.

ST25 rice can be used in dishes such as grilled chicken rice and fried rice, a harmonious combination of Việt Nam's agricultural products and Japanese cuisine, according to Vietnamese Trade Counsellor in Japan Tạ Đức Minh. — VNS

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