Cambodia To Organise National Rice Contest ahead World’s Best Rice Competition

AKP Phnom Penh, September 27, 2018 —

Cambodia will organise a competition to select its best rice brands for the 2018 World’s Best Rice Competition Programme.

Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) who takes the lead in facilitating the domestic contest issued a press release of the event.

To take place in October, CRF is calling for rice millers to submit their rice samples before the seventh of the month.

Rice types elegible for the competition, underlined the release, are premium fragrant rice, fragrant rice and long grain white rice.

Cambodian rice variety Phka Rumduol won the World’s Best Rice Competition for three consecutive years from 2012 to 2014 – the achievements that promotes the rice in international markets.

Cambodia exported some 271,000 tons of milled rice to international markets in the first six months of 2018.

This year’s World’s Best Rice Competition will take place in Hanoi city of Vietnam.

By Chea Vannak