Imported. Perfect for risotto. Italy is Europe's greatest producer of rice. The wetlands and cool temperature of the Lombardi region harbor the ideal conditions for lush rice yields. Thick, short grained Arborio rice is the best know and most exported type. It is the perfect rice for such gastronomical delights such as Italian Risotto, Spanish Paella and Rice Pudding. www.vigofoods.com. Imported from Italy. Product of Italy.