“Snake Fang Glutinous Rice”

is one of the native rice varieties of the northern region and is the identity product of Chiang Rai Province.

By the Chiang Rai Rice Research Center, 28 species of snake fang glutinous rice were planted and studied in order to obtain a pure cultivar.

until the species "Snake Fang 8974" is the most suitable glutinous rice with snake fangs.

and the Rice Department certified the breed in 2015

And Chiang Rai Province has promoted and pushed Chiang Rai's snake fangs sticky rice to be a quality product that meets standards and is accepted by both domestic and international consumers.

until receiving Geographical Indication certification

(Geographical Indication: GI) from the Department of Intellectual Property on June 6, 2018.

Overview of the production of glutinous rice, snake fangs, Chiang Rai in 2021, with a total area of ​​1,853 rai in the province, with 269 registered farmers from field visits to monitor the production situation of the Office of Agricultural Economics 1, Chiang Mai (SorTor. 1). That there are 17 districts with planting areas, but the main planting areas are 3 districts, Wiang Chai, Mueang Chiang Rai.

and Phaya Mengrai

The farmers will plant glutinous rice with snake fangs during the period.

July–August of every year


Oct.-Dec., yields a total of 741 tons, an average of 400 kg per rai per year.

In terms of selling price, the average price in 2021, humidity 15%, farmers can sell at the farm, an average of 11 baht per kg. As for the processing into 1 kg bag of rice, the average price is 40-45 baht per bag, brown rice packed in vacuum bags.

The average price per bag is 50-65 baht.

On the market, 73% of the produce is sold to farmers' institutions.

A group of farmers to produce vacuum-packed rice for sale to the provincial and non-provincial markets. 10% of the produce is sold to rice mills for processing into rice and sold to the provincial market.

followed by 9.9 percent sold in the form of paddy to merchants to collect, 4.5 percent kept for household consumption and 2.6 percent kept as seed.