Cambodian Rice Wins World’s Best Rice Award for Fifth Time

Cambodian premium fragrant rice branded as “Pkar Rumduol” today was crowned the World’s Best Rice at  The Rice Trade (TRT) World Rice Conference 2022 held in Phuket, Thailand.

This if the fifth time that Cambodian rice earned this award since its participation in the annual World Best Rice contest. The previous four were in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2018.

Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Dith Tina expressed his congratulations to the victory, which he said brought about pride for to the nation.

This World Rice Conference has been organising annually, for the global rice community and the many allied industries that support the production, transport, trade, and consumption of rice.

The presence of Cambodia’s rice in the world platform has promoted the products in international markets.

The Kingdom exported almost 450,000 tonnes of milled rice to markets across the world in the first nine months of this year, up 10 percent compared to the same period in 2021.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press