Where did it originate?
- HINOHIKARI ヒノヒカリ rice is well
known for its rich taste, despite the
grain small. It has a thick and chewy
texture. It was originated in Kyushu,
Japan which they eat it on a daily
basis and it is popular in restaurants.
HINO means “salute”, alluding to the
region of Kyushu in ancient times,
and HIKARI means “sun”.
Hinohikari rice is a hybrid of
Koshihikari and Koganabare rice.
Since 1989 the amount of land being
used for Hinohikari rice cultivation
has steadily increased being the third
largest after Koshihikari and
How to cook HINOHIKARI?
- When cooking, you need to add a
little more water compared to other
types of rice. For 1 rice cooker cup
(180 ml), you will need 200 ml of
Where can you buy HINOHIKARI?
- HINOHIKARI rice is exclusively
available at Fuji Mart.
How did HINOHIKARI is readily
available here in the Philippines?
Imported by a group of people who
are specialized in planting and
Harvested from Japan and milled here
in the Philippines.