Ozone for remediation of Rice grain

Rice is a common grain eaten worldwide.  Some millers have found that ozone can increase shelf life, and even remediate damaged rice.  This could be  a great benefit for rice growers, consumers, and all those in-between.  As the population of the world grows our food supply becomes more and more critical. Keeping harvested grain safe, and re mediating damaged grain is a huge step forward in the use of ozone in the food industry.

Ozone seen as rotten-rice saviour

Phichit miller says fumigation could ease stockpiled grain headache

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Ozone gas should be pumped through stockpiled rice to improve its quality and increase its value, a rice mill operator in Phichit says. As the government revealed recently that 90% of the 18 million tonnes kept in state rice stockpiles is sub-standard, he said the ozone fumigation technique could help recover losses from the old rice-pledging scheme. The scheme gave rise to the huge rice stockpiles,…


Learn more about how ozone can be used for grain storage HERE

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