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National Rice Month

In 1991, President George Bush signed an official proclamation designating September as National Rice Month. Rice is one of the highest produced grains worldwide. There are 4 main types of rice… white, brown, black, and red rice. In the United States, rice is primarily grown in six states:

  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Texas

Honor the Rice Farmer – Celebrate Rice This Month

Enjoying your favorite rice dish is the best way to celebrate National Rice Month. Here are a few excellent reasons to eat rice and celebrate.

Nutrient Rich – Rice provides more than 15 vitamins, minerals, and beneficial antioxidants.

Heart Health – Whole grains, such as brown rice, help reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Energy Boost – Rice is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, providing the fuel your body and brain need to function.

“Free” Food – Rice is one of the least allergenic grains. Gluten-Free. Sodium-Free. Cholesterol-Free, and GMO-Free.

Put rice on your menu this month. Interra is a specialty food distributor focusing on Proteins, and Commodities products. We can help you find the right source at the right price on selling or sourcing your rice products. – Call today for more information +1 770-612-8101, or fill out our contact us form!

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