• At A Glance: Indian Export Market

    Jul 30, 2015
    Over the past several years, Asian exporters have looked to diversify their export markets and with relatively low prices, have grown their market share in many areas in Africa, the Western Hemisphere and in developing countries. India has had phenomenal growth in their exports, particularly to developing countries which now account for nearly 80 percent of their exports.
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  • USA Rice Gets In-depth Look at Japan Market

    Jul 23, 2015
    Last week USA Rice leaders engaged in the export trade to Japan received a detailed briefing on USA Rice's promotional activities in Japan, where the focus is on the quality and safety of U.S. rice and the promotion of U.S. medium grain rice to the foodservice sector, deli operators, and retailers.
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  • U.S. Rice Recognized at Food for Peace Celebration

    Jul 22, 2015
    USA Rice was one of the selected exhibitors at a Capitol Hill celebration yesterday on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Food for Peace program. Food for Peace has provided life-saving food assistance through the use of in-kind food donations including rice, to more than three billion people in vulnerable communities around the world.
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  • Rice Wednesday is Back in Mexico

    Jul 21, 2015
    The popular USA Rice "Rice Wednesday" promotion is underway here at La Chilanguita, a chain with 11 restaurants in high traffic areas in Mexico City and Mexico State, including its most popular location, Masaryk, the most exclusive area in Mexico City. The promotion began last month and runs through December.
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  • New Rice Line Evaluation Protocol Revisited

    Jul 17, 2015
    USA Rice's Rice Marketability and Competitiveness Task Force met recently to discuss the current situation relative to long grain rice quality improvement and the future role of the task force in maintaining focus on the subject.
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  • U.S. Rice Advertising in Ghana Takes Off

    Jul 13, 2015
    Amidst an influx of cheap food imports from Asia and other origins, the USA Rice-led Global Based Initiative (GBI) here began a rollout of large format billboards and radio spot advertising in three major cities to raise awareness and create demand for participating U.S. food products: rice, poultry, and peanuts.
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  • USA Rice Organizes Independence-themed Cook-Off in Mexico

    Jul 07, 2015
    Last Friday, July 3rd, USA Rice conducted a special "4th of July" themed rice cook-off with several church groups here.
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  • USA Rice Participates in LSU Rice Field Day; Reports to LA Rice Promotion Board

    Jul 06, 2015
    More than 400 rice farmers and industry stakeholders gathered here last week for the 106th Annual Louisiana State University AgCenter Rice Research Field Day
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