HOUSTON, April 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Riviana Foods Inc. today announced an investment from $ 15 million in his plant in Memphis, Tennessee This will improve production and expand the instant rice capacity in the plant.
In addition to renovating and upgrading existing processing lines, controls and the rice transfer system, Riviana is replacing one of the lines for the production of instant brown rice with new and improved state of the art equipment. The renovations and new installations will increase reliability, volume, productivity and efficiency and, just as importantly, promote the sustainability of the production process. The project is expected to be completed in the third quarter.
“This is an exciting time for Riviana and our employees as we continue to improve our operations to meet or exceed customer needs for years to come,” said Enrique Saragossa, President and CEO of Riviana. “We are also looking forward to many more years of successful partnership between Riviana and the community.”
Riviana Foods Inc. is North America largest processor, marketer and distributor of branded and private label rice products through its family of well known brands including Minute®, Mahatma®, Success®, Carolina®, Comet®, Adolf®, Blue Ribbon®, Rice selection®, Gourmet house® and Tilda®. Riviana also processes, markets and sells fresh and high quality dry pasta through the Olivieri brands® and Garofalo ®.
Headquarters in Houston, Texas, Riviana is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ebro Foods, SA, a leading Spanish food company and a world leader in the rice sector.
SOURCE Riviana Foods Inc.