SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - NutraCea (OTCQB: NTRZ) (PINKSHEETS: NTRZ), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that the Company is exhibiting at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2012 Annual Meeting and Food Expo.
IFT 2012 Food Expo Details:
Date: Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, 2012
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Booth Number: 2307
Additional Information: http://www.am-fe.ift.org/cms/
NutraCea President & CEO W. John Short commented, "After the highly successful launch of our co-branded SRB product with Beneo-Remy at the Food Ingredient Europe trade show last December in Paris, we are excited to be exhibiting at the IFT Food Expo in Las Vegas. Our booth (#2307) is near the East Concourse entrance of the Las Vegas Convention Center where we are looking forward to meetings with many of our existing customers and distributors as well as a number of prospects who have reached out to Colin Garner, SVP of Sales and his team prior to the show."
Mr. Short continued, "We continue to see sales growth in our USA Segment which follows the 31% quarter over quarter growth we reported during the first quarter of 2012. Our focus at the show is to continue educating the market on the value of raw rice bran and our unique stabilization process to convert this highly underutilized resource into high value animal feed and human nutrition products in a renewable and sustainable way. I expect our participation at IFT will help continue the momentum we have built."
This release contains forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements about NutraCea's expectations regarding future sales prospects, profitability, price adjustments and the completion of capital projects in Brazil. These statements are made based upon current expectations that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties. The Company does not undertake to update forward-looking statements in this news release to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting such forward-looking information. Assumptions and other information that could cause results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking information can be found in NutraCea's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including NutraCea's most recent periodic reports.
NutraCea is a human food ingredient and animal nutrition company focused on the procurement, bio-refining and marketing of numerous products derived from rice bran. NutraCea has proprietary and patented intellectual property that allows us to convert rice bran, one of the world's most underutilized food sources, into a number of highly nutritious human food and animal nutrition products. Our target markets are human food and animal nutrition manufacturers and retailers, as well as natural food, functional food and nutraceutical supplement manufacturers and retailers, both domestically and internationally. More information can be found in the Company's filings with the SEC and by visiting our website at www.nutracea.com.