Retail Rice & Ancient Grains

Versatile and nutritious, rice and ancient grains are some of the world’s most popular foods. Trinidad Benham offers a wide assortment of higher grade, quality rice and ancient grains, with the ability to source different varieties. Our rice varieties include long, medium & short grain, instant, flavored mixes, brown, specialty imported and organic. 

We are focused on your private brand, offering the benefits of a diverse, multi-region supply chain and the efficiencies of a national distribution network that can combine freight opportunities with our multiple product lines.

RICE & ANCIENT GRAIN VARIETIES

RICE & ANCIENT GRAIN HEALTH FACTS & CONSUMER USAGE

  • Provide dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals

  • Brown rice (1/2 cup cooked) 5g protein and 1 grain SVG, WIC approved

  • Non-allergenic source of complex carbs, proteins, amino acids

  • Important food staple, 12-month shelf life, no refrigeration needed


PACKAGING OPTIONS

We offer the variety of size and packaging options you need to make your rice sales successful. Our company-owned polyethylene printing facility increases efficiencies and helps control your cost. Available in: 1#, 2#, 4#, 10#, 20#, 25# & 50# sizes


  • Box Line

  • Stand Up
    Zipper Pouch

  • Poly Form & Fill

GROWING REGIONS

In the U.S., rice is primarily grown in the Southeast, Texas and California; it’s usually planted in May and harvested in July.

Pacific Northwest 16.7% Montana 2.0% Mindak 46.9% Upper Midwest 13.6% New York 0.6% Rocky Mountain 14.2% California 3.3% Southwest 2.6%
Numbers are based on a 3 year average (2012-2014)

Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, Crop Production, 2014 Summary (January 2015)

RETAIL BRANDS

If you don’t have an established private brand program, we offer our own successful brands of rice. You can rely on Trinidad’s brand equity, commitment to quality, and proven category expertise when you select one of our existing brands.