These are the regular milled and the well-milled rice.
Regular milled NFA rice cost Php27 and well-milled NFA rice cost Php32.
The National Food Authority (NFA) however, clarified that both classes of rice sold at Php27/kg. and Php32/kg is well milled.
Both classes of rice differ in milling degree.
The Php32.00/kg. is 15% broken and at least 85% head rice while the Php27/kg. is 25% broken and at least 75% head rice.
How well do you know if the NFA rice you are buying is regular-milled or well-milled?
Regular milled rice has the following characteristics
Hindi gaanong maputi ang kulay
Mas marami ang naiwang darak (bran) sa butil
Nasa 20% to 40% ang naiwang bran streak (bahid ng darak)
Well-milled rice has the following characteristics
Mas maputi ang kulay kaysa regular milled rice
Mas kaunti ang naiwang darak sa butil
Nasa 1% to 19% ang naiwang bran streak
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