FAQ – Nutritional Facts for our Rice Products

Why do you enrich Carolina® White Rice?

The USDA has established a standard of identity for enriched rice specifying the levels of thiamin, niacin, iron, and folic acid that the rice should contain. When the bran layer is removed from the brown rice to produce white rice, these vitamins and minerals are also removed. White rice is enriched to provide you with the same thiamine, niacin, and iron content as brown rice. By law, folic acid is added to the rice to prevent birth defects such as spina bifida, and is added to all enriched cereal products.

What is a serving size of Carolina® White Rice?

Our long grain enriched rice and brown rice have a serving size of ¼ cup dry; or ¾ cup cooked.

Is rinsing or washing Carolina® White Rice necessary?

No, the rinsing removes the enrichment.

Is Carolina® White Rice kosher approved?

Click on the link for more information directly from Star K. Or, visit one of our product pages for complete details.

How many fat grams are in Carolina® White Rice?

There are ZERO grams of fat in long grain white rice. For the fat grams in each of our Mixes OR any of our other rice products, please refer to the Products tab above.

How many calories are in a serving of Carolina® White Rice?

There are 150 calories in a ¼ cup dry (¾ cup cooked) serving of long grain enriched rice. For the calories in each of our mixes OR any of our other rice products, please refer to the nutritional panel on the bag.

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