This highly absorbent variety of rice is farmed in the wetlands of La Albufera Nature Reserve by Sivaris, continuing a tradition that dates back to the 8th century when the Arabs introduced rice to Spain. SIVARIS is family business that has been growing rice in La Albufera for generations. They perform the entire process from seed to package. Sivaris rice is of exceptional quality and is a highly-renowned choice of many of the most select retailers and suppliers of the best restaurants. The rice absorbs lots of flavour and remains full and loose. It is recommended for Mediterranean cuisine, especially the paella.