Thai Red Jasmine Cargo Rice was first found accidentally in early 1980s in Thailand. The officials were interested in developing the species further for the commercialized purpose. This rice was officially approved the species in Year 1999.
The grain is cover by the outer layer in red. The texture after cooking is firm and volumized. The rice is rich in nutrients - vitamins, niacin, and carotenoid. The rice can be mixed in the certain percentage and cooked with another rice type to balance the softness.