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Definations

The meaning of the terminology in rice is as follows:

  1. Rice Standards means the minimum specifications of rice of each type and grade for domestic and international trade.
  2. Rice means non-glutinous and glutinous rice (Oryza sativa L.) in whatever form.
  3. Paddy means rice that is not dehusked.
  4. Cargo rice (Loonzain rice, Brown rice,Husked rice) means rice that is dehusked only.
  5. White rice means rice that is obtained by removing bran from Cargo non-glutinous rice.
  6. White glutinous rice means rice that is obtained by removing bran from Cargo glutinous rice.
  7. Parboiled rice means non-glutinous rice that has passed through the parboiling process and has its bran removed.
  8. Rice classification means rice kernels of various lengths as specified which are the mixture of rice kernels of each class in accordance with the specified proportion.
  9. Classes of rice kernels mean classes of rice kernels which are classified in accordance with the length of the whole kernel.
  10. Parts of rice kernels mean each part of the whole kernel that is divided lengthwise into 10 equal parts.
  11. Whole kernels mean rice kernels that are in whole condition without any broken part, including the kernels that have length as from 9 parts onward.
  12. Head rice means broken kernels whose lengths are more than those of Brokens but have not reached the length of the whole kernel. This includes split kernels that retain the area as from 80% of the whole kernel.
  13. Brokens mean broken kernels that have the length as from 2.5 parts but have not reached the length of Head rice. This includes split kernels that retain the area less than 80% of the whole kernel.
  14. Small brokens C1 mean small broken kernels that pass through round hole metal sieve No.7.
  15. Undermilled kernels mean milled rice kernels that have the milling degree below that specified for each grade of rice.
  16. Red kernels mean rice kernels that have red bran covering the kernels wholly or partly.
  17. Yellow kernels mean rice kernels that have some parts of the kernels turn yellow obviously. This includes parboiled rice kernels that are light brown partly or wholly.
  18. Black kernels mean parboiled rice kernels that are black for the whole kernels, including kernels that are dark brown for the whole kernels.
  19. Partly black kernels mean parboiled rice kernels that have black or dark brown area on the kernels as from 2.5 parts onward but not reaching the whole kernels.