Thailand’s jasmine 105 wins world’s best rice contest


Thailand’s jasmine 105 has been named the world’s best-tasting rice this year at the 12th World Rice Conference, which was held online from Tuesday to Thursday.

The annual conference also includes a best-rice contest, and the 105 jasmine rice variety was added to the line-up this year by the Thai Rice Exporters Association.
The 105 variety won on all criteria, namely smell, taste, texture and shape, in a blind test conducted by the judges.