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The Thai Rice Exporter Association recently raised concerns and demanded solutions after a rice mill in China was found to be producing fake jasmine rice and using a Thai brand name to deceive customers. The President of the Thai Rice Exporter Association, Chukiat Opassawong, revealed in an interview with KhaoSod that the rice mill in …

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Not a surprise as the same happens during the 60's with most of the electronic items coming from Taiwan. Now China has followed that footsteps. 

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They are really good mates aren't they, so Thailand should by pleased that the criminals in China, of whom there are many millions, plus its despotic leaders,  copy their original .  If you sup with the Devil, make sure you use a long spoon. As the Chinese hoover up Thai businesses, property and land, and loan millions upon millions of dollars to the Thais  they need to worry; a lot. This is not about rice, it's about an untrustworthy and predatory China. 

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3 hours ago, HiuMak said:

Is it just me that the fragrance rice in Thailand has tasted bland now.

Same brand and same packaging. 

Not noticed it in Thailand, but the stuff that I buy in 10kg bags from Asian food stores at home (some very big ones nearby, Manchester has a large Chinese community) has become rather hit and miss quality wise in the last couple of years. 

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