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xperia_10_vi – Rice

Rice

Rice is the oldest food that we still consume.

rThere are only 3 types of rice grains (short, medium and long), but over 40,000 varieties.

rApril 19 is the national rice ball day. September is the national rice month.

r90% of the world's rice is produced and consumed in asia.

rThe rice plant is used to make vinegar, wine, sake, grappa, and beer.

rRice was used in the city walls of Nanjing to add stability and strength.

rRice is grown on 6 continents.

rA rice plant can grow up to almost 2m.

rRice takes ~130-~200 days to grow.

rRice provides carbohydrates, vitamin B, iron, zinc, magnesium and other components such as fibre.

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