Rice Prices In South Africa

What is Rice?


Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa or less commonly Oryza glaberrima. The name wild rice is usually used for species of the genera Zizania and Porteresia, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza.

Rice Prices In South Africa

Which is the best rice in South Africa?

Spekko Long Grain Parboiled Rice

This steaming process allows the rice kernels to absorb nutrients from the husk, which might be lost if the rice is just de-husked and polished as with white rice. This is your everyday rice and the best quality rice available in South Africa.

Is rice manufactured in South Africa?

Rice has never been produced commercially in the country.

Who owns Pioneer Foods South Africa?


Pioneer Foods is a South African packaged goods company and in March 2020 became a subsidiary of PepsiCo. It operates in South Africa as well as two other African countries and exports a number of its brands globally.

Pioneer Foods.

Net incomeR 2,153 million (2015)