Constantly developing, evolving and improving its products and facilities, Riviana Foods Inc, America's leading rice company, is now expanding its position. The company has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of InHarvest, Inc. which specializes in the production, marketing and sale of premium specialty rice, quinoa and grains.
With its wide range of products from instant rice to traditional wild rice, There’s no better way to experience our full line of instant rice than to taste it! And now, its knowledgeable team is expanding as Riviana is looking forward to welcoming InHarvest's employees.
The acquisition also expands operations and its geographic footprint into California including two additional production facilities in Colusa and Woodland, which are strategically located in the rice growing area of the Western United States. This comes after one of its most recent investments of $15 million into its plant in Memphis, Tennessee – which is the largest plant across its US manufacturing network.
Distinguished by its versatility and nutrient-dense composition, rice and other grains are an essential staple in dishes throughout the world. Riviana Industrial Sales is committed to producing the cleanest, most wholesome rice products available.
Riviana Industrial Sales has a history of working with our customers to discover new applications for all of our ingredients and blends using our state of the art facilities and test kitchens to provide a superior level of quality.
These efforts and investments in manufacturing and logistics are part of the goal to meet and even exceed customer needs, for complete satisfaction, with more than 100 years of experience. The parties anticipate the transaction to close in early April 2022.
Improvements for Instant Rice
Riviana Foods Inc. is expanding the production of Instant Rice with an investment of $15 million into its plant in Memphis, Tennessee – the largest plant across its US manufacturing network.
With 100% natural rice grains, Instant Rice is precooked, improving shelf life while giving a uniform cooking quality. The process also reduces the rehydration time, resulting in perfectly cooked rice, every time.
In addition to renovating and updating existing processing lines, to continue improving and providing the best quality products, one of the production lines dedicated to instant brown rice is being replaced with new and improved state-of-the-art equipment. These renovations and new installations will increase reliability, volume output, productivity, and efficiency. Additionally, and just as important, it will advance the sustainability of the production process.
Quality Rice Portfolio
Providing wholesome, clean rice products is one of the highest priorities for Riviana Industrial Sales. Distinguished by its versatility and nutrient-dense composition, rice is an essential staple in dishes throughout the world.
It is enjoyed in different meals, ranging from breakfast to dessert, as an entrée or side dish. These grains are easy to prepare and, if instantized, cook in as little as 4 minutes.
Riviana Industrial Sales offers the right quality rice for every consumer need, being at the forefront of innovation with specialty rice products like jasmine or basmati rice, parboiled rice, or USDA certified organic rice.
These efforts and investments in manufacturing and logistics are part of the goal to meet and even exceed customer needs, for complete satisfaction, with more than 100 years of experience. The Memphis, Tennessee facility plant is now the largest production facility of Ebro Foods, S.A., the world leader in the rice sector. This project is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2021.
Distinguished by its versatility and nutrient-dense composition, rice is an essential staple in dishes throughout the world. Rice is easy to prepare and, if instantized, cooks in as little as 4 minutes.
Enjoyed in meals ranging from breakfast to dessert, as a main dish or side, rice can take on a variety of flavors to elevate a dish from ok to exemplary. Our grains are naturally gluten free.
Rice supplies energy, complex carbohydrates, protein, fiber and antioxidants--that is why providing wholesome, clean rice products is our highest priority.
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