USA Rice Federation

Grown in the USA RiceWhy buy US grown rice? Read on to learn about the benefits of rice grown in the USA.

  • Nearly 85% of the rice consumed in the US is grown here. US rice farmers produce some 19 billion pounds of rice each year.
  • When you want the standard for excellence, choose US grown rice. It is grown and harvested by farmers in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, and Mississippi according to the highest production quality standards.
  • Choosing US grown rice over rice brought in from thousands of miles away reduces your carbon footprint.
  • US rice farmers produce 2% of the world's annual rice supply, but are the world's 4th largest rice exporter, sending 50% of annual production to overseas customers.
  • For more information on US grown rice, visit