- Very absorbent, good for sauces & broths
- Organic short grain rice, D.O. Calasparra
- Retains shape, not sticky or creamy
- No pesticides or herbicides used
- Size - Family Size - 11 lbs/5 kilos (about 22.5 cups)
Here is an ample five kilo sack of Calasparra Rice to serve the needs of all rice lovers. This centuries-old strain of short-grain rice is unique due to its leisurely maturing process: it grows 30% slower than other rice types. This longer growing cycle produces rice kernels that are exceptionally dehydrated - ready to absorb even more of the tasty sauces and flavors of paella broth and other Mediterranean rices like arroz negro and arroz con pollo.
Calasparra rice is grown in the mountains of the Province of Murcia in Spain, where it enjoys pure mountain water irrigation, unlike the usual rice fields by the ocean. Each bag is individually numbered at the farm. This rice is totally free of all pesticides and herbicides, and in fact no chemicals of any kind are added during processing.
(We may substitute products of equal quality for those shown in photo.)
Serving size 4oz (100g). Servings per container 50. Calories 351. Calories from fat 0. Total fat 0.8g (1%), Saturated fat 0g (0%), Trans fat 0g (0%). Cholesterol 0mg (0%), Sodium 2mg (1%), Total carbohydrate 77g (27%), Dietary fiber 1g (5%), Sugars 0g, Protein 6g. Not a significant source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
All information listed on our website, including nutrient content information, ingredient lists, and information relating to health claims is for informational purposes only and not provided as medical advice. You should carefully read all information in the actual product packaging and labels, including for food allergen, nutrient content and qualified health claims before using or consuming a product. La Tienda does not assume any liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products.
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"Excellent!!! I have been using this rice for years. It's perfect for cooking your favorite rice dish"
Senor - Fort Myers, FL December 2019
"The 5kg bag is my go-to when I make paella for a crowd. Excellent value."
Keith - Webster, NY September 2018
"Shipping was faster than expected, arrived in mint condition. Though I haven`t tried this bag of rice yet, I did make a Paella when I was in Houston recently, with this same brand of rice, which we bought at a Gourmet store, for a much higher price. We all agreed that this was the best paella we had ever made (and I have made plenty, lately using arborio rice), because of this rice !!"
DanF - Jonestown, PA November 2016
"This rice is an excellent combination of price to quality. I've tried both, sticking with this one, in the 5KG sack."
John - Santa Cruz, CA July 2016
"Best rice ever i have"
Carmen - York, PA January 2016
"perfect every time!"
ANGELA - FORT WAYNE, IN September 2015
"Best balance of quality to price out of their paella rice grains."
Moses - Brighton, MA September 2015
"There are only two types of imported rice I use to provide the best tasting paella my catering company offers its customers, this Calasparra paella rice is a favorite. Quality, taste and authentic - one of the best. "
Senor - Fort Myers , Florida June 2015
"Beautiful rice. It made a real difference in my Paella."
JANET - TABERNACLE TWP, NJ March 2015
"I have ordered this before and it is excellent for the paella we prepare for my brother's Spanish Gastro Pub in the Philippines. Yups! This gets air cargoed to the Philippines on a regular basis."
Remedios - Union, NJ February 2015
"This is superb paella rice, but it is a wonderful all-around rice for many dishes. "
Keith - Pittsburgh, PA February 2015
Carmen - Atlanta, GA January 2015
"actually haven't tried anything yet but expect all will be great."
GENE - kalamazoo, MI January 2015
"Perfect for paella!"
Zenaida - MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ December 2014
FREDERICK - Manlius, NY November 2014
"Excellent product at an attractive price."
David - RENO, NV November 2014
HAYDEE - SAVANNAH, GA July 2014
"Excellent...arrived in time for my paella too!"
JAN - WESTERN SPRINGS, IL April 2014
"Excellent Paella rice. Complements abound when served to my guest during my frequent paella parties. I remind my friends that true paella is only made with this type of rice. Calasparra paella rice gives more bang for your money!"
Renato - Las Vegas, NV February 2013
"I cannot imagine making paella without this rice. It absorbs the broth better than any other rice I have tried. It cooks quickly and has a great flavor."
David - Silver City, New Mexico January 2013
"Excellent quality rice, very fair price."
Danielle - Countryside, Illinois January 2013
"The first time I made paella I used the rice I had handy. It turned out okay. I ordered this rice and made it for the second time. I got so many compliments on the dish. This rice makes such a difference. I also used the paellera seasoning, I think these two ingredients are a must for paella."
Carla - Hazleton, Pennsylvania June 2012
"This is the very best rice for perfect paella"
Rhonda - July 2011
"This rice is great for paella. The large 5kg size is also the best deal."
Matias - April 2011