It is white, glossy, and has a mild texture. A new leading role for the dining table, born from Iwate's earnestness. Ginga no Shizuku is an original brand of rice produced in Iwate prefecture. In the 2016 rice production ranking, it received the highest rating of “Special A” despite being a reference variety. Furthermore, its deliciousness has become a hot topic since its debut, such as being selected as the grand prize out of 160 varieties nationwide at the Nikkei Trendy's "Rice Hit Koshien 2016". It is white when cooked, has a good balance of stickiness and firmness, and is characterized by its sweetness that spreads as you chew while enjoying the texture.