Riceland Foods Donates 42,500 lbs. of Rice to the Arkansas Foodbank for Rice Day

September 30, 2022

STUTTGART, AR: Riceland Foods donated 42,500 lbs. of extra-long grain white rice to the Arkansas Foodbank in honor of Rice Day yesterday. The donation is the equivalent of 428,400 servings of cooked rice, which will support Arkansans in need across the state.

“Riceland is proud to support the Arkansas Foodbank’s mission of feeding those in need,” Kevin McGilton, vice president of government affairs, said. “Our farmer members work hard to grow quality rice, and we are honored to serve communities across Arkansas with this donation.”

Riceland, alongside other rice mills and producers, donated a total of 214, 900 lbs. of rice to represent the Arkansas rice industry in honor of September National Rice Month. For more information regarding Riceland’s donation, please contact Kevin McGilton at kmcgilton@riceland.com.

About Riceland Foods, Inc

Riceland Foods is the world's largest miller and marketer of rice serving 5,500 farmer members in Arkansas and Missouri. As a farmer-owned cooperative, Riceland stores, transports, processes and markets more than 2.5 million metric tons of grain each year, and its products are sold across the United States and in 75 countries. It’s also one of the Mid-South's major soybean processors. Riceland products include white, brown and parboiled rice, rice bran oil, soybean meal and oil and feed ingredients. Learn more at: Riceland.com.