MAKING THE RICE CHOICE
Rice is eaten by over half over the world’s population, making it the number one food staple. But while rice provides calories, it has little nutritional value. Children and adults whose diets are reliant on the crop often don’t consume enough vitamins and minerals to support their growth, development and longer-term health. In fact, two billion people – or over a quarter of the global population – are thought to suffer from what is known as ‘hidden hunger’.