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10 Tips for Choosing, Storing and Preparing Rice
There are no hard and fast rules for which type of U.S.-grown rice to use in any particular recipe; it’s simply a matter of personal preference… read more »
“With high holiday traffic, and shoppers looking for affordable food and new recipes, this promotion was a great success — after all, rice is a nutritious, affordable, and versatile pantry staple! Working with industry partners to promote U.S. agriculture, cooking meals at home, and healthful nutrition is a win-win for everyone! I have to admit, doing this promo has gotten me hooked! I invested in a heavy duty rice cooker and every Sunday I make rice for the whole week. I’ve always loved rice and ate it on occasion, but it’s officially a daily item now!”
– Meredith McGrath, RD, LDN Corporate Dietitian, Redner’s Warehouse Markets
“With a growing trend toward sustainable, locally-grown, nutritious foods – a focus on U.S.-grown rice was a perfect fit for our January Winter Warm-Ups theme. It’s important to educate shoppers on the health benefits of the foods they are purchasing. Our shoppers were very receptive to the messages about rice. So reminding them that this delicious food comes with a host of nutritional benefits, and that it’s grown in the USA, allows our shoppers to enjoy their eating experience while feeling good about what they are feeding their families.”
– Andrea Luttrell, RDN, LDN, Big Y Registered Dietitian, Living Well Eating Smart Program