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  • USA Rice Daily
    Fortified Rice Now Used in 25 Countries

    December 5, 2019

    The 2019 fiscal year (that ended on September 30) was a stellar year for rice in food aid, with coverage expanding to 25 countries. Nearly 80,000 MT of U.S. rice was used in global food assistance programs, with fortified rice making up around 30 percent of the total. Full story
  • USA Rice Daily
    Think Rice Road Trip Continues Industry’s Tradition of Giving

    December 4, 2019

    An integral part of the 2019 Ride With Rice road trip program was charitable giving on behalf of the U.S. rice industry. Throughout the five states and the District of Columbia that the Rice Truck visited from September to December this year, USA Rice donated more than 650 pounds of U.S.-grown rice along with two commercial rice cookers and twenty mini-rice cookers to those in need. Full story
  • USA Rice Daily
    Ghana Promotion Goes Big for Small Foodservice Operators

    December 3, 2019

    Late last month, USA Rice organized a foodservice seminar for artisanal commercial rice cookers and vendors in Ghana’s capital city as part of the newly launched promotional program here utilizing Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) funding. Full story
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