Louisiana Rice: Ingrained

At its height in the mid 20th century, Louisiana’s rice production was the nation’s largest and most cutting edge. Before we were enamored of the Hitachi cooker’s chime-o-matic laissez-faire, we saw the advent of rice enrichment by Wright Enterprises in Crowley, a process that re-introduced to white grains the vitamin and nutrient content bereft by the milling process.