Vietnamese white rice: A famous type of rice all over the world

Vietnam is one of the leading countries in rice manufacturing and exporting rice. One of the most dominant types of rice that are favored by many people all over the world is Vietnamese white rice.

A brief look at the Vietnamese white rice market

Vietnamese white rice with high quality and reasonable price is now exported to many countries around the world.

In 2020, Vietnam exported 6,25 million tons of rice with an export value of 3.12 billion USD. In 2021, Vietnam is expected to produce 41,5 million tons of white rice, decreasing by 2,8% compared to 2020.

The trend of Vietnamese rice export is declining in volume but developing in value with the aim of exporting high-value rice. 


Export value of Vietnamese white rice 2011-2020

Types of Vietnamese white rice and the significant differences

There are 4 main groups of Vietnamese white rice: High-quality delicacy, Normal aromatic rice, Normal long-grain rice, Sticky rice. Each group is differentiated by its characteristics and varieties.

High-quality delicacy rice such as ST05, ST20, ST21, ST24, ST25, and Japonica is tender, chewy, and has pandan- leaves fragrance when cooked.


Red River delta region

Normal aromatic rice includes Jasmine, OM18, Nang Hoa, DT8-Dai Thom. This group shares the same characteristic in its chewy, tender, and long-lasting fragrance.

Normal long-grain rice such as OM5451, IR 504 has a milky white color.

The famous Aromatic sticky rice belonging to the Sticky rice group has a milky white color just like normal long grain rice but its shape is rounder.

Top 3 Vietnamese white rice exporter

There are some notable Vietnamese white rice exporters that are recommended to trade with.

K-Agriculture Factory

With the experience of 25 years in the market, K-Agriculture Factory has gradually become one of the best Vietnamese rice exporters. Besides prominent white rice, K-Agriculture also provides other products such as coffee, cashew, and spices. The factory is supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade with the vision to bring Vietnamese agricultural products to the world.

Having an advanced milling and polishing chain with a capacity of 15000 tons/month, along with a 21500-ton storage capacity, K-agriculture factory has exported their products to over 80 countries around the world.

To trade with K-agriculture factory, contact via:



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Production of Vietnamese white rice

Quoc Te Gia Company

Gia International Joint Stock Company was established in 2008, through 13 years of development has now become one of the leading Vietnamese white rice exporters. The estimated total annual export of Vietnamese white rice from Quoc Te Gia is 300,000 tons. The company’s rice is exported and consumed in more than 30 countries and markets around the world.

With the motto “Quality – Prestige – Efficiency”, Quoc Te Gia has committed to ceaselessly making attempts to keep up with the development of the market, contributing to enhancing the brand value of Vietnamese white rice in the world.

The company’s rice processing plant has ISO 22000 – 2005 and HACCP certification on food safety and hygiene management.

Vietnam Intimex Joint-stock corporation

Vietnam Intimex Joint Stock Corporation is designated as the leading Vietnamese white rice exporter.

In 2020, Vietnam Intimex Joint Stock Corporation exported 497,000 tons of Vietnamese white rice.

With well-trained, qualified staff and a well-based selling network, Intimex has proven to be a reliable partner by Vietnamese and international traders of Vietnamese white rice.

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