Songjiang rice has again reaped the gold prize at the annual quality rice selection held on Wednesday.
The winning variety is produced by Shanghai Songlin Rice Co Ltd.
The event was organized by the Shanghai Municipal Agricultural Commission and the Shanghai Agricultural Exhibition Center to promote sales of new rice, and cultivate Shanghai local rice brand and modern green agriculture in the city.
Altogether 23 rice samples, provided by 22 agricultural co-ops, participated in the process. They were evaluated on the aspects of taste, appearance, packaging and product-source tracking.
One gold medalist was chosen in the end, followed by two silvers and three bronzes.