HS Code: 1001
Rice as a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the worlds human population, especially in Asia and Africa. Although its parent species are native to Asia and certain parts of Africa, centuries of trade and exportation have made it common place in many cultures worldwide.
Basmati rice has been reported in India since the early days of the 19th Century. This rice is different from other rice mainly due to the aroma and elongation post cooking. No other rice has this combined characteristic. The post cooking elongation of more than twice its original length, the Basmati rice is grown only in Northern India and in parts of Pakistan touching India.