Lundberg Family Farms
Posted on Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 3:21 pm
Lundberg Family Farms has been using sustainable growing practices since 1937. They are an official participant of The Non-GMO Project. Lundberg has a line of long grain and short grain rice that include both brown and white rice. Some are Eco-Farmed, and many are organic. They make rice cakes in many flavors including Apple Cinnamon, Buttery Caramel, Lightly Salted, Sesame Tamari, and more. Their line of rice chips look like tortilla chips and come in nine tasty flavors. They make a line of gluten free risottos, gluten free rice pastas, rice flours and rice syrups. Their line of Heat and Eat quick options include Organic Short Grain Brown rice, Organic Long Grain Brown Rice, and Organic Countrywild Brown rice. Easy to see icons on their packages tell you which of their foods are Kosher, gluten free, or vegan. You cannot buy Lundberg Family Farms products through their website, but you can get some of them through Amazon, Organic Direct, and other online source (as well as in stores). This means the price might vary depending on where you bought it from. You can get organic coupons from the Lundberg website.
Foods that are labeled as organic were grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, or ionizing radiation. Organic foods are GMO free. Foods that are gluten free are made without wheat or gluten and are safe for people who have celiac disease or an intolerance or allergy to gluten to consume. According to LiveStrong, brown rice is a good source of fiber and it can help improve digestion and decrease the risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Some of the products from Lundberg at vegan, which means that they were made without meat and without animal products (such as eggs or dairy). Some feel that eating a vegan diet is healthy and others choose it because they do not want to eat animals. Lundberg Family Farms has its headquarters in Richvale, California. Their website has good information about the difference between organic and Eco-Farmed, and more about The Non-GMO Project.