Manomin Wild Rice
Manomin Canadian Wild Rice is organically grown and originates with the Ojibway Aboriginal people. Kagiwiosa Manomin, an Ojibway owned and operated cooperative is located at Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Manomin is the Ojibway word for wild rice. We buy freshly picked Manomin from local Ojibway harvesters. The Manomin is then locally processed and packaged for market. The Anishinaabe ("the people") have always maintained organic production methods that emphasize community participation:
"PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER"
That great Taste
Manomin has that hand crafted taste developed since
time immemorial and honored in Ojibway legends,
feasts and ceremonies. Freshly harvested Manomin is roasted to perfection using wood-fired roaster.
Roasting draws out the natural nutty flavour and the Manomin cooks in 25-40 minutes (no presoaking required).
Be sure to check out our excellent recipes online, where you'll find tons of great
wild rice cooking ideas!
Manomin - Tasty, nutritious and affordable!
Manomin is actually a type of grass, which grows naturally in the fresh water lakes of central North
America. The Ojibway people
have always proclaimed the virtue of Manomin as a food rich in flavour and high in nutrition.
Manomin, added to a vegetarian diet, is easily digestible, high in fibre and high in protein (double
that of brown rice). It is also rich natural source of Vitamin B, iron manganese, thiamine,
riboflavin, niacin, calcium, phosphorous and carbohydrate. One ounce (28 grams) of uncooked
Manomin provides an individual serving.