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Rice-adlai, new blend for the palate

December 27, 2016

adlaiWith the increasing per capita intake of rice in the country, researchers at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) are studying a way to eat healthier and diversify Filipinos’ diet.

PhilRice food researchers explore the feasibility and consumer acceptability of adlai mixed with rice. They call it rice-adlai blend.

“We chose adlai owing to its very similar characteristics with rice. True enough, our sensory evaluation showed that rice eaters find rice-adlai blend acceptable,” research team member Henry Mamucod said.

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