Fortified Rice May be a Game Changer in Food Aid Programs

by Hembree Brandon in Farm Press Blog

Jamie Warshaw, CEO of Farmers Rice Milling Company at Lake Charles, La., who has served as chairman of the USA Rice Food Aid Subcommittee, said recently, “We believe fortified rice will increase the demand for U.S.-grown rice and will be a game changer for rice growers and processors, for global feeding programs, and most importantly, for the beneficiaries of the improved nutritional qualities of rice.”