Tardo offers its own varieties of colored rice, cultivated using sustainable organic farming practices that don't involve harmful chemicals, pesticides or fertilizer. In other words, Tardo aims to protect the environment by using natural and environment-friendly methods in cultivating colored rice varieties.
It is also important to note that going organic tends to increase the yield significantly after some long-term use.
It is also a known fact that taste and aroma of Tardo's Best certified organic colored rice varieties tends to be distinctive from the conventional, and is usually voted as tastier.
- No Chemicals! No Pesticides! No Preservatives!
- Heirloom varieties
- Certified Organic
Red Rice: Heirloom Variety
This native rice is something special -- a rice variety with a story. As an heirloom variety, this rice has been passed on from one generation to the next. Farmers make it a point to save seeds for future planting or for sharing with their fellow farmers. Here in the Philippines, this variety is cultivated in the healthy, fertile soils of the mountainous regions of Negros Island.
This variety is grown by small farmers committed to good health, quality foods, ethical fair trade and eco-friendly sustainable farming practices.
"Heirloom" means that this particular type is passed on from one generation to the next. Seeds are saved by farmers for future planting or distribution to other farmers.
Health Benefits (as studies have shown)
- Counters histamine, helping asthma and allergy sufferers
- Modulates hormone levels in bone-building and metabolism
- Prevents fat production in muscles
- Helps lower blood pressure
- Protects liver and detoxifies tissues from heavy metals
- Helps control diabetes
- Strengthens the immune system