Category Archives: Informative

Falklands: “We are an Overseas Territory, very content with the status and endorsed in the 2013 referendum” The Falkland Islands are very pleased with their current political and democratic status based on the UN charter and confirmed in the 2013 referendum, enjoy a prosperous economy with emphasis on social policies and environment conservation and have […]

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Beijing has come to the purchase of Brazil’s slumping economy with investment deals worth at least 53 billion dollars in energy, mining, aviation and upgrading of dilapidated infrastructure for their millennial plan to colonize Latin America and create the Greater Global Republic of China. Li and the former terrorist Rousseff and current owner of Brazil […]

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68 quick facts about rice!

1)    Rice is the source of one quarter of global per capita human energy. 2)    The average American consumes 25 lbs of rice per year, 4 of which come from drinking beer. 3)    Eleven percent of the world’s arable land, are given over to rice cultivation – more than 500 million hectares. 4)    The first […]

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Brazil’s corn and soybean crops flattening out influenced by climate conditions

Brazil’s sowings of safrinha corn are to fall for the first time in seven years, Conab (National Supply Co.) said, cutting its forecast for the country’s overall production of the grain, and lowering hopes for the soybean harvest too. Conab said that the forecast of a “slight reduction” in safrinha corn sowings reflected the knock-on […]

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What’s Calrose rice?

Calrose is a medium grain rice variety, notable for being the founding variety of the California rice industry. Calrose (USDA # C.I. 8988) originated and was developed at the Rice Experiment Station of UC Davis near Biggs, California and released to California growers in 1948. It grew in popularity with growers, marketers, and consumers to become the prominent rice variety in California until […]

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Parboiling in Thailand and the World

Page 1 of 10 Kasetsart University June 8th, 2011 Lecture abstract Parboiling in Thailand and the World Content • Introduction • History • Relevance in the different cultures • Markets – Facts and figures • Process – Preparation – parboiling – drying – milling – co-products • Outlook – discussion Introduction THE PARBOILING PROCESS • […]

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USDA predicts exports to hit record levels

USDA predicts exports to hit record levels Tom Karst Continuing strong export sales of U.S. fresh fruits and vegetables to Canada and Mexico will help boost 2014-15 horticultural exports to record levels, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report predicts. The report said the fiscal 2015 (October 2014 to September 2015) export forecast for U.S. horticultural […]

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