• Mexico Market Takes a Positive Turn

    Aug 19, 2015
    For the first time in four years the market share for U.S. rice in Mexico is on the upswing. The United States is the sole supplier of paddy rice to Mexico and typically 40 percent of U.S. paddy exports are destined to this market. In 2010, 92 percent of the rice Mexico imported was paddy; by 2014, that number had fallen to 69 percent. But in the first five months of this year, the trend has reversed and 75 percent of Mexico’s imports were U.S. paddy rice.
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  • USA Rice Briefs Grand Prairie Region Rice Farmers on Export Opportunities and Challenges

    Aug 07, 2015
    This week USA Rice’s Marvin Lehrer was the principal speaker at the annual RiceTec appreciation dinner held here at the Grand Prairie Center. Nearly ninety local rice farmers attended the event to hear about the opportunities and challenges in moving rice to the key nearby markets of Mexico, Cuba, Central America, and Colombia.
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