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2009-05-27 08:00:00

Free, Downloadable FIBER-pe-dia Helps Them Raise the Grade BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of fiber to overall health is well documented, yet more than nine out of 10 American adults and children do not get enough fiber(1). Why? According to a recent Kellogg Company survey, the answer may be two-fold. Consumers don't know where to find fiber, and mistakenly believe products that tout "whole grain" provide it. "The consumer confusion around fiber and whole grains...

2009-02-11 09:12:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology announced today that the company's Phoenix Facility is in the final stages of testing equipment and training personnel and has begun cereal production and new customer sampling. As indicated in the 3rd quarter conference call, the Dillon plant was running at approximately 30% capacity due to the installation of equipment needed to...

2009-01-27 08:00:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, announced today it has teamed up with FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) to provide a concentrated nutritional food supplement made with NutraCea's stabilized rice bran for families in some of the poorest villages outside of Sao Paulo, Brazil. As part of this collaborative effort, NutraCea is providing approximately 57,000 units of their...

2008-12-18 12:59:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology announced today it has closed a new credit facility with Wells Fargo Business Credit, a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The initial rate of interest varies from prime plus 2.5% to prime plus 3%. NutraCea plans to use this facility to partially fund further expansion of certain projects that it currently has under construction and...

2008-12-02 07:00:00

- Agreement Permits NutraCea to Supply Stabilized Rice Bran Directly to New Customers, Including Fortune 100 Food Companies, Providing Significant New Sales and Opportunities - PHOENIX, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with Farmer's Rice Cooperative of Sacramento, California, through which the Company will begin to directly...

2008-10-15 12:00:22

MOSS BEACH, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Airline Ambassadors International (AAI), a humanitarian NGO founded by Nancy Rivard, announced today that Nana Patricia McPeak, Founder and CEO of NanaCea and Founder of The RicePatty Foundation, has been elected to the Board of Directors. "We are so pleased to announce a partnership with Nana Patricia McPeak and The RicePatty Foundation and her newly appointed position as a Director of Airline Ambassadors. One of the mandates of Airline...

2008-09-24 09:00:32

PHOENIX, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (BULLETIN BOARD: NTRZ) , a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, announced today that they have received an initial purchase order from a health food marketer in China to introduce a nutritionally-fortified baby cereal into the Chinese market. The products will launch in February 2009 with the intention that they will eventually be available in Supermarkets and Specialty Baby Stores throughout...

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2008-09-24 08:39:04

A team of researchers has identified the active compounds that contribute to the health benefits of pre-germinated brown rice; the healthy components are a related set of sterol-like molecules known as acylated steryl-beta-glucosides (ASGs). Pre-germinated rice (PR) is an emerging health food whereby brown rice is soaked in warm water prior to cooking; the warm bath induces germination, or sprouting, which stimulates rice enzymes to produce more nutrients. One such nutrient is the important...

2008-09-03 07:30:00

Americans want to eat a healthy breakfast every morning and they are willing to take the time to do it. According to a recent study(a), 75 percent of Americans would be willing to make sacrifices, such as getting up 30 minutes early or switching their shower from morning to evening if a healthy breakfast was convenient. Starting today, Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) is helping to solve this eat-sleep-or-shower dilemma by adding five new permanent breakfast options to the menu....

2008-09-02 03:00:24

By Anonymous Although diminutive in size, the lowly wheat germ is full of fiber and is one of the most nutrient-packed foods available. "Wheat germ contains a gold mine of essential nutrients-it's rich in phytochemicals, B vitamins, vitamin E, and trace minerals such as zinc and iron, as well as healthy unsaturated fats," states Sari Greaves, R.D., dietitian at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell's Cardiac Health Center. She says it also contains phosphorus, magnesium, thiamine, coenzyme...


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