He was the forbidden black rice of numerous Chinese dynasties: Royal Pearl Black the Mighty. Only rulers were allowed to enjoy this black wholegrain rice, because the locals assumed that it releases powers that should only work in the emperor: individuality, dignity, unshakeable strength, but above all power over one's own development.
Even today, black rice is said to unleash ideas that are beneficial to gaining and maintaining power. And to this day it is considered a special delicacy because it is extremely rare.
Lotao Royal Pearl Black impresses with its grainy, crunchy structure and a nutty, strong aroma. The black rice goes well with dark meat and hearty vegetables, but can also be prepared as a salad. It is one of the most protein-rich varieties available on the market and is particularly nutritious.