That is one of the important and prominent news in the Ethnicity and Development Program on February 8, 2021 of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities (VOV4), a dependent unit under the Voice of Vietnam.
Te Rau specialty rice product is a premium rice brand accompanied by the social enterprise Agritage Vietnam and 350 households of Muong, Thai and Mong ethnic groups in Van Ho district, Son La province. Te Rau rice is grown in the fields in the middle of the old Northwest forest. Rice with a picky soil, only grows and gives the best quality at an altitude of 400-1000m above sea level, mild climate conditions (20-230C), supplemented with cool spring water from old forest. Te Rau rice-swamps are stretchy, full, with very long beards, producing fragrant, flexible and sweet rice grains from the nutrients of the forest soil. Te Rau rice has the lowest natural sugar content of all rice varieties (0.2%). Therefore, people with diabetes often choose Te Rau rice as a natural remedy from the motherland to maintain blood sugar in the allowable range.
Te Rau rice of Agritage Vietnam Social Enterprise currently has two rice lines: VietGAP and organic. Currently, Te Rau rice products are available on the market in major cities of Hanoi with the main distribution channels being supermarkets, clean food stores, and organic consumer groups.