Fortified Rice

About Fortified Rice

What is Rice Fortification?
Fortification is the addition of key vitamins and minerals such as Iron, Iodine, Zinc, Vitamins A & D to rice to improve their nutritional content.

What are the Benefits of Fortified Rice ?

1. Nutrients are added to rice since they are widely consumed. Thus, this is an excellent method to improve the health of a large section of the population, all at once.
2.It is safe for improving nutrition among people. The addition of micro nutrients to food does not pose a health risk to people. The quantity added is small and well under the Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) and are well regulated as per prescribed standards for safe consumption.
3.It is a cost-effective Supplement food and does not require any changes in eating patterns or food habits of people. It is a socio-culturally acceptable way to deliver nutrients to people.
4.It does not alter the characteristics of the food like the taste, aroma or the texture of the food.

Health Benefits

FRK Rice Process Flow


Product nameFortified rice
Avg. length X breadth5 mm X 2.2 mm
BrandBuyer's brand
Adding RatioFortified Kernels : Normal rice= 1:100
ShapeManufactured grain resembles normal milled rice as closely as possible
LabellingPrivate labelling
NutrientsVitamin A - (Retinyl-Palmitate)
Vitamin B1 - (Thiamine Mononitrate)
Vitamin B2 - (Riboflavin)
Vitamin B3 - (Nicotinamide)
Vitamin B6 - (Pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Vitamin B12 – (Cyanocobalamine)
Folic Acid
Zinc (Zinc Oxide)
Iron (Ferric Pyrophosphate Micronized)
ColourWhite to half White