• USA Rice, How Tweet It Is!

    Jan 30, 2017
    Rice became a trending topic in Canada during a recent Twitter event that generated more than 3 million impressions.
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  • U.S. Rice Fits Top Food Trends for 2016

    Jan 15, 2016
    Every year the National Restaurant Association surveys professional chefs to determine what the hot trends will be on restaurant menus across the country, and right now nothing is hotter than local food grown under environmentally friendly, sustainable conditions.
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  • Hy-Vee Dietitians Urge Shoppers to Think Rice

    Oct 01, 2015
    U.S. Rice - the feel good foodThis September, USA Rice partnered with supermarket registered dietitians (SRDs) at Hy-Vee, a chain with 236 supermarkets located throughout Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. All month long, Hy-Vee SRDs spread the word about U.S.-grown rice and National Rice Month (NRM) online, in stores, and through local media outlets.
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  • Dietitians' Top Pick: USA Rice’s Refreshed Toolkit

    Aug 18, 2015
    This year, USA Rice updated its retail dietitian toolkit as part of the Think Rice rebranding and the resource is now available on thinkrice.com. These materials are designed to provide retail dietitians with reasons, recipes, and tools to recommend U.S. rice. It also helps increase visibility of U.S.-grown rice in supermarket customer outreach including: blogs, newsletters, social media, in-store radio ads, store publications, and in-store activities.
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  • Food & Nutrition Bloggers Inspire 1.4 Million to Think Rice

    May 08, 2015
    ARLINGTON, VA – Today, USA Rice announced the winners of the “Think Rice for National Nutrition Month” recipe challenge for food and nutrition bloggers. USA Rice launched the contest with Recipe Redux, a monthly recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians and open to a network of nutrition enthusiasts who are reinventing the idea of healthy eating with a taste-first approach.
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  • Think Rice Education Program Earns High Marks from Teachers

    May 06, 2015
    ARLINGTON, VA – In honor of March National Nutrition Month, USA Rice distributed the Think Rice educational lesson plan to more than 2,800 elementary schools in rice-growing counties across the six states. USA Rice partnered with the award-winning curriculum experts at Young Minds Inspired (YMI) to develop the program to meet national standards for 3rd – 6th grade students in social studies, science, and nutrition. As of mid-April, the program reached an estimated 9,000 teachers and 330,000 students and families.
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  • USA Rice Fuels Local Charity Race

    May 04, 2015
    FALLS CHURCH, VA -- USA Rice participated in a charity race at a local high school here to help support the school’s athletic program. More than 400 adults and children took part in the annual “Raider 5K Run” that raised an estimated $10,000 for the community.
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  • USA Rice Inspires Young Minds to 'Think Rice'

    Jan 27, 2015
    This week, teachers at more than 2,800 elementary schools in rice producing counties across the six states will receive the new Think Rice educational lesson plan. Developed with the award-winning curriculum experts at Young Minds Inspired (YMI), this education kit is all about U.S.-grown rice and meets national standards for 3rd - 6th grade students in social studies, science, and nutrition.
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