CROWLEY – Representatives of the food industry got a first-hand look at the Louisiana rice industry from field to the table recently (Aug. 7-8).
The visit was sponsored by USA Rice. They toured the Zaunbrecher Brothers farm, and the Supreme and Falcon rice mills in Crowley.
The group included writers from the trade magazines Restaurant Business and Prepared Food; and representatives from the P.F. Chang restaurant chain, the Roti Modern Mediterranean restaurant chain, and Bloomin’ Brands, a restaurant corporation with 1,500 locations with restaurants such as Outback, Carrabba’s, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s.