This is a 6-can case of parboiled rice in #10 cans. This rice is ideal for long-term storage. It has been steamed and then dried after which the outside hull layer is removed. It cooks up faster than regular rice and has less starch in it because of the steaming process. Parboiled rice is perfect to make one pot meals, soups, and easy camp meals that you can make ahead of time and just throw into a pot of boiling water.