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Ancient Grain ... modern food.  Rice, the primary dietary staple for half the world's population, is a favorite grain for all Americans.  In fact, 85 percent of the rice consumed in the U.S. is grown right here!

Farmers in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri and Mississippi produce more than 20 billion pounds of rice each year!  They produce high-quality varieties of short, medium and long grain rice, as well as specialty rices including jasmine, basmati, arborio, red aromatic and black japonica, among others.  Find more information on each variety.

Rice is healthy, versatile, economical and easy-to-prepare!  Rice fits with any meal -- breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert! Everything you want to know about rice is right here including award-winning recipes, preparation instructions, storage tips, nutritional information and much more!

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