Carnaroli Rice (1kg)

Sale price£7.00

Often referred to as the King of rice, Carnaroli rice is starchier, firmer, and slightly longer older brother to Arborio. Preferred in professional kitchens as it keeps its structure much better when cooking, is more resistant to over-cooking, and ultimately makes a much creamier risotto with a better texture.

Our Carnaroli is grown by Meracinque in the clay-rich soil of Rocoferrano, Lombardy.  Literally meaning "Wonderful Five”, their name refers to the fact that they're owned and managed by five sisters. They refer to their approach to growing rice as the “internet of farming”, as they no chemical treatments and instead rely on technology and constant monitoring to ensure the quality of the rice.

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We work directly with Italian producers

Or products are sent from all over Italy to a transport hub just outside Milan.

From there everything is exported straight to us at Borough, arriving early on Friday. Over the years we have formed close relationships with our producers. This, combined with the short, direct supply chain, means we can be confident in the quality, provenance, and consistency of our products.

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Prepared and packaged in Borough Market

All online orders are compiled in our warehouse unit in Borough Market

Our purpose built facility, opened in 2018, includes an environmentally controlled curing room, cold storage and a prep kitchen. All product preparation happens here - hams are de-boned, salami sliced, and cheeses cut to order. If you order from us on-line, you will be getting exactly the same products that we sell in our Borough shop.

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From our home to yours

We want our products to arrive with you in perfect condition

We've spent a long time researching and planning the best and most sustainable way of sending our products out by post. We are confident of our logistics, and pleased to be able to include reusable ice packs and sustainable 'wool cool' insulation as part of our packaging solutions.


Free Delivery

We offer free delivery for orders above £50. Orders may arrive +/-2 days of your requested delivery date

Fresh from Italy

Our products arrive fresh from Italy every Friday morning.


We focus on a smaller product range so we can ensure the highest possible standards

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