Amazon calculates a product’s star ratings based on a machine learned model instead of a raw data average. The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings are from verified purchasers, and factors that establish reviewer trustworthiness.
Well, the rice tastes good, even if not as good as Calrose rice. However, to say this is overpriced is an understatement. Turns out rice is not so hard to buy even during the pandemic, so wear a mask a pay one third the price at the grocery store.