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2010-05-05 15:35:37

A combination of enzymes and fermentation modifies bran structure and changes the bioavailability of the bioactive compound, according to new studies forming part of the European Union's large-scale HEALTHGRAIN project. Bioprocessing of bran has potential for making it a better ingredient for use in manufacturing nutritionally boosted cereal foods with high sensory quality. The health benefits of whole grain and grain dietary fibre are well documented, and dietary reecommendations worldwide...

2010-04-22 15:53:00

PHOENIX, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZQ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that on April 16, 2010 it completed the previously announced sale of NutraCea's rights to Natural Glo, Satin Finish, and Max-E-Glo equine brands and trademarks, related goodwill and intellectual property along with certain bags, packaging materials and bagged inventory to Manna Pro Products, LLC (Manna Pro) for a total...

2010-04-21 11:51:00

PHOENIX, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZQ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that Eliseu Batista has resigned as Executive Vice President of Latin America and intends to spend more time with his family. His duties will be assumed by Leo Gingras, NutraCea President and COO. W. John Short, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of NutraCea, commented, "We are sorry to have Eli...

2010-03-25 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- While spring signals lighter and brighter days, a new survey(1) of women 45 and older in the United States revealed that the majority of women (61 percent) feel sluggish at least once a week, and 66 percent attribute this to unhealthy eating. This feeling of sluggishness can be particularly prevalent during the months leading up to Daylight Savings Time, as winter conditions are often marked by heavier comfort foods and less frequent exercise....

2010-03-11 16:00:00

PHOENIX, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that it completed the previously announced sale of NutraCea's existing cereal ingredients business and certain related equipment to Kerry Inc. ("Kerry"), a global food ingredients company on March 9, 2010 for $3.9 million. In addition, NutraCea received $272,000 for inventory related to its cereal ingredients business. A...

2010-03-03 06:28:00

PHOENIX, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors promoted Leo G. Gingras to President on February 25, 2010. Gingras will retain his title of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gingras joined NutraCea in 2007 as Chief Operating Officer following 18 years at Riceland Foods, Inc., the largest rice miller and rice oil manufacturer...

2010-02-16 06:15:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that it has signed an asset purchase agreement to sell NutraCea's existing cereal ingredients business and certain related equipment to Kerry, Inc. ("Kerry"), a global food ingredients company in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 million plus the actual cost of NutraCea's inventory related to its cereal ingredients...

2010-01-21 13:46:56

Pioneering research combining plant breeding and high-intensity x-rays is being used by scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to explore the possibility of developing wheat which could be used to make potentially life-saving mineral enriched flour. The research is highlighted in the latest issue of Business, the quarterly highlights magazine of BBSRC. Scientists from Rothamsted Research, an institute of BBSRC, are using high powered x-rays...

2010-01-15 19:37:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced a 17% reduction in its U.S. workforce as part of management's continuing efforts to improve the company's cost structure. The reduction, which is anticipated to save NutraCea approximately $1 million annually, does not impact the workforce at Irgovel, NutraCea's Brazilian subsidiary. W. John Short, Chairman & CEO of NutraCea,...

2009-12-03 10:08:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, announced today that its motion to reject its current headquarters lease and enter into a new less expensive headquarters lease was approved on November 30, 2009 by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona. Chief Executive Officer, W. John Short said, "We are pleased with the Court's decision to allow us to quickly move to more cost...


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