• Cookbook Features Home Cooks and Their Favorite Rice Recipes

    Oct 30, 2017
    A new USA Rice cookbook, “Arroz en Nuestro Hogar” (Rice in our Home) was unveiled at a ceremony here earlier this month. Volume two of this popular magazine is comprised of rice recipes created by home cooks who have participated in USA Rice consumer cook-offs, and, thanks to the knowledge gained at these events, learned a wide range of rice dishes and are cooking more rice at home.
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  • Round Table Discussion with USA Rice Chairman Brian King

    Oct 27, 2017
    USA Rice Chairman Brian King shared his thoughts on the state of the indsutry and more with staff.
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  • Senate Hearing Attacks Food Aid Status Quo

    Oct 27, 2017
    Senator Corker (R-TN) used a hearing on food aid to blast some aspects of the programs.
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  • Cooks Rule at Annual Rice Festival

    Oct 26, 2017
    The 81st Annual International Rice Festival was held this past weekend here in the “Rice Capital of America.” A celebration of all things rice, the festival is Louisiana’s oldest agricultural festival, and also one of the largest - since its beginning in 1937, more than seven million people have attended the annual event.
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  • National Rice Month Campaign Makes an Impact

    Oct 25, 2017
    The many National Rice Month (NRM) activities that occurred this September to increase awareness and consumption of U.S.-grown rice focused on retail, foodservice, and consumer outreach.
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  • Nestlé Purina Joins Partnership to Ensure Future of Working Ricelands

    Oct 24, 2017
    Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a global leader in pet care, is the newest corporate sponsor of the USA Rice/Ducks Unlimited (DU) Rice Stewardship Partnership. Through a $2 million commitment over four years, Nestlé Purina’s investment will help keep working ricelands healthy, preserve wetlands, and create habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife.
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  • Foodservice Menu Seminars Yield Results in South Korea

    Oct 23, 2017
    USA Rice Korea, partnering with A-Chef, a foodservice and culinary consulting firm, recently conducted one-on-one foodservice menu presentation seminars targeting Dongwon F&B and LF Foods, two large food manufacturers located here.
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  • Two Trends - One Old, One New - Shaping Rice Market in South Korea

    Oct 23, 2017
    Two major trends are emerging in the South Korean rice market. First, per capita consumption is declining rapidly at the same time the domestic rice crop is not being significantly reduced. Data shows that annual per capita consumption of rice that stood at 174 pounds in 2006, had dropped 21.4 percent to 136 pounds in 2016. The second major trend is the surging demand for instant or ready-to-eat rice products.
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  • In the Field in California

    Oct 20, 2017
    Earlier this week, Sarah Moran, USA Rice vice president international, met with the California Rice Commission (CRC) and USA Rice members here to discuss international priorities in the upcoming year.
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  • USA Rice at the Head of the Class in Missouri

    Oct 19, 2017
    This week, USA Rice participated in an important education conference here to showcase the Missouri rice industry to more than 100 family and consumer sciences teachers. Through two interactive sessions, attendees received a farm-to-table look at domestic rice production, cooking information, and learned about the nutritional benefits of rice for a healthy lifestyle from one of USA Rice’s professional chefs.
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