Wakalex | WAKALEX industry and trade - Rice from Egypt
Wakalex Industry & Trade is the biggest grain importer and exporter in Egypt, trading in Sugar beet pulb, rice, beans, alubia beans, lentiles, grains, sesame, herbs and more.
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Rice

Wakalex was the first exporter and manufacturer of Egyptian rice in Egypt. Wakalex has been the leading company of Egyptian rice for more than 45 years, with exports of more than 150,000 MT per year. Our laboratory and inspection system helps us in specifying our suppliers in order to secure a first class quality to our clients. We insure each grain of Egyptian rice is done with perfection and precision to acheive customers satisfaction.

 

Operating in our own mills, with top notch milling facilities and Sortex helps us refining our quality. Our quality control system which is built into each and every step of manufacturing such as milling, weighing, packaging, and shipping is our blend to such reputation and quality.

 

Our packaging unit is an ultra-customized custom request. We can pack in Polyethylene bags that comes in 1, 2, 5 KGS with customer private labels barcoded or with our own brands. Our packing is not just for the international market, but also available in all hyper markets in Egypt.

 

Egyptian rice has many varieties, in the below chart you can find all  grades. 

STANDARD EXPORT MILLED RICE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Grade 1

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens: 3% max
    • Red grains: 1.5% max
    • Immature chalky green kernels: 2% max
    • Foreign matters: 0.025% max
    • Paddy rice: 0.01% max
    • Damaged & yellow kernels: 0.25% max

  • Grade 2

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens: 5% max
    • Red Grains: 2% max
    • Immature Chalky Green Kernels: 2.5% max
    • Foreign Matters: 0.5% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.01% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Kernels: 0.5% max

  • Grade 3

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens: 10% max
    • Red Grains: 2.5% max
    • Immature Chalky Green Kernels: 3.5% max
    • Foreign Matters: 0.15% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.03% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Kernels: 1% max

  • Grade 4

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens: 20% max
    • Red Grains: 3% max
    • Immature Chalky Green Kernels: 5% max
    • Foreign Matters: 0.3% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.04% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Kernels: 1.5% max

  • Grade 5

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens: 30% max
    • Red Grains: 3.5% max
    • Immature Chalky Green Kernels: 8% max
    • Foreign Matters: 0.6% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.1% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Kernels: 2% max

  • Grade 6

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens: 40% max
    • Red Grains: 4% max
    • Immature Chalky Green Kernels: 12% max
    • Foreign Matters: 0.7% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.2% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Kernels: 2.5% max

* Broken’s of the above chart are based on ½ grain.

* These are the export standard specifications, but since we have our own mills, and quality assurance, the final product are less than these specs and can be written in the contracts (as per buyers request).

Quality Egyptian rice from Egypt
Quality Egyptian rice from Egypt
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STANDARD EXPORT BROKEN RICE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Grade Zero

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens Less Than 1/4 Grain: 10% max
    • Impurities and Foreign Matters: 0.5% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Grains: 1% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.15 max

  • Grade 2

    • Moisture: 14% max
    • Brokens Less Than 1/4 Grain: More than 20%
    • Impurities and Foreign Matters: 2% max
    • Damaged & Yellow Grains: 2% max
    • Paddy Rice: 0.25 max

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