How to store long grain brown rice

The coating of the rice contains natural oils, which means long grain brown rice spoils more quickly than other types of rice. Long grain brown rice can last for about six months.

1. Store uncooked long grain brown rice in a cool, dry location. Keep rice off the floor to ensure ventilation and prevent insect problems.

2. You can also store them in the refrigerator if you do not have access to a cool, dry place.

3. Place cooked long grain brown rice in a shallow container and cover it tightly. Cooked long grain brown rice lasts for three to five days.

4. Avoid keeping cooked rice out for more than two hours. If necessary, put the rice in the refrigerator while it's warm.

5. Always keep a check on the rice for insects and molds.

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