Considered as an heirloom rice variety, F&C’s Forbidden black rice offers the most favourable nutrition profile among the premium rice in the market today. It is high in fiber and rich in iron. The deep black color of its grains indicates the strong presence of phytonutrients, coming primarily from its high anthocyanin content. Anthocyanin are said to act as powerful antioxidants. When cooked, Forbidden Black Rice turns into a color of deep brilliant purple and gives a nutty flavor and aroma.