about-tilda

About Tilda

The story of Tilda is one of unbroken success. Tilda was the first company to bring Basmati to the Western World over 30 years ago and has become an international food brand selling in over 40 countries. The company started its business selling Basmati to the Asian community who immigrated to the UK in the […]

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Food Purity Provenance and Protection

Tilda works diligently to preserve the purity and integrity of Basmati so that consumers can continue to enjoy this rare breed. Nearly a decade ago, the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) found that some samples of rice labelled Basmati sold in major retailers were not authentic and had been adulterated. Basmati is one of only […]

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Fair Play Promise

Tilda is a family run business with strict ethical principles and insists on fair play for farmers. Download the pdf to read more…

Tilda Pure Basmati Rice

Product Range

Pure Basmati: this unique grain is known for its tantalising flavour, magical aroma and delicate fluffy texture. Like champagne, Pure Basmati rice can only be grown and harvested in one place on Earth, at the foothills of the Himalayas, where the snow-fed rivers combine with rich soil and a unique climate. All broken and discoloured grains […]

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Rice Facts

Nearly half the world’s 6.6 billion population eat rice as part of their staple diet and demand is expected to grow by 50 per cent by 2030. World rice production in 2007 was approximately 645 million tonnes with over 114 countries growing rice. Asian farmers produce about 90% of the total, with two countries, China […]