2018-06-24 15:33:00 (UTC+08:00)
By Rudy A. Fernandez
The Philippine Star, August 17, 2003
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna — Don't look now, but brown or unpolished rice can considerably reduce the country's annual rice importation.
Proponents of the campaign to bring back nutrients-packed brown rice to the country's dining tables claim that the milling recovery of unpolished rice (75 percent) is more than that of polished or white rice (65 percent).
Here's the arithmetic of the issue: