Saturday, April 21, 2018

Flooding and Foreign Competition the main Focus of World Market Price Meeting in Washington...

Keith-Glover WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, the final meeting of the World Market Price subcommittee for 2016 was held in Washington DC, where USA...

Benefits of adaptation to climate change by farmers outweigh the costs- FAO Director-General

Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva, said that...
USA Rice Exhibits at the Anuga Food and Beverage Trade Show

USA Rice Exhibits at the Anuga Food and Beverage Trade Show

Earlier this month, USA Rice exhibited at the Anuga 2017 “Taste the Future” trade show here.  With more than 7,400 exhibitors and 160,000 visitors,...

Epic rains in California (USA) but rice farmers apprehensive

By all accounts the rains this year have been epic - tracking to be one of the wettest years, not only in recent memory,...

Members of USA Rice show chain restaurant chefs how rice is produced

Another growing season, another harvest, tumultuous in places because of weather and Betsy Ward, President and CEO USA Rice, says “We use National Rice...

USA faces inspection issues for its rice exports to Taiwan

Representatives from the U.S. and Taiwan rice industries met for two days last week to discuss a range of technical issues influencing rice trade. ...
New Cuba reform allows farmers to hire workers directly instead of through cooperatives

New Cuba reform allows farmers to hire workers directly instead of through cooperatives

Communist-led Cuba has introduced a series of reforms under President Raul Castro but the pace of change has slowed in the past year, raising...

USA to receive organic rice from Philippines

Mr. Justin Garrido, a social entrepreneur and co-founder of Social Project PH was instrumental in providing the opportunity to Philippines to export organic black...

Iraq made it’s first-ever purchase of U.S. rice

Iraq has completed a 30,000 tonne rice purchase from the United States under the U.S.-Iraq Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  The sale is expected to...

The US rice lobby pleads with FDA to curb ‘Cauliflower Rice’ sold as ‘Rice’

The fight over the US government’s definitions for certain foods has flared up again. For the first time, vegetables are being roped into the...

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