Echigo Honami has a strong flavor and sweetness of rice, but it is not too rich in taste, so it is easy to eat. It is characterized by the fact that it can be used as a side dish. This rice is suitable for a wide range of side dishes because it is not too rich in taste and it harmonizes well with the taste of the rice and other ingredients. It is an easy to eat rice and is very popular with women.
The cooked rice has a transparent luster and is fluffy. It is one of the best rice not only for eating freshly cooked, but also for bento or rice balls, and is delicious even after it cools down. In addition, the price is relatively low for the taste and quality of the rice, making it a very cost-effective rice.