Niko Niko Calrose Rice is a medium grain rice grown in California. It is a U.S. number 1 grade which means there are less than 4% broken kernels of rice. It is shorter and thicker than long grain rice and has a soft, tender texture when cooked. It is white in color and well-hulled. Healthy and nutritious, low in sodium and essentially fat free. About 100 calories per half cup serving. Perfect accent for your favorite meals!