Explore the U.S. Rice Industry
Visit rice fields & mills to discover the U.S.-grown rice difference in this chef-hosted virtual tour.
Why U.S. Rice?
LocalMore than 80 percent of the rice we eat in the United States is grown right here, on family farms.
SustainableThe U.S. rice industry's commitment to sustainability dates back generations and the results are real.
AuthenticU.S. rice farmers grow all types of rice–long, medium, and short grain, aromatic, and specialty varieties.
U.S. rice is naturally sodium-, cholesterol-, gluten-, and GMO-free.
One half-cup serving of cooked rice contains around 100 calories.
Rice is a complex carbohydrate that helps fuel your body and brain.
One cup of cooked brown rice provides two of the three recommended daily servings of whole grains. Wild, black, red, and purple rice are also 100% whole grain.
15+ Vitamins & Minerals
Rice is a source of more than 15 essential vitamins and minerals including, folic acid, B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, selenium, fiber, iron, and zinc.
Cooking Rice 101
Anyone can make perfect rice. Check out our rice cooking tips and find the cooking method that works best for you.