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Ilocos farmers to receive 3 rice milling machines from Shandong, China
4 years ago

Ilocos farmers are grateful for being the latest recipient of at least three rice milling machines courtesy of manufacturers from Shandong province of the People’s Republic of China.

Worth PHP1.5 million, the milling machines with a capacity of one ton per hour are now on their way to Ilocos Norte as aid to Ilocos Norte’s agriculture mechanization program.

“The Philippine relations with China are moving on the right track. The two provinces could work together for win-win results in the future,” said the Head of the Chinese Consulate in Ilocos Norte, Wang Jianqun as a group of 32 Shandong officials and businessmen visited Ilocos Norte on April 2-3 to strengthen business and agriculture cooperation here.

Over the past 15 years, Ilocos Norte and Shandong province had a long time mutual cooperation as then Gov

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Prairie Ronde Rice Mill opens in Louisiana
4 years ago
James Rice Farms announced today the opening of their new rice mill in Prairie Ronde, Louisiana. A partnership between Beth James and Rolando Sanchez, the mill produces a new brand of rice, Prairie Ronde Rice and opened its doors January 1, 2017. The farm plants and mills a non-GMO single variety rice. The brand was named after the area in which the rice is grown and milled. James Farms took this bold move to go straight to market from the farm because of today's consumers need to know where their food comes from. ..
WACOT Rice Mill receives applauded
4 years ago
The food security and youth employment goals of the federal government is receiving major support with the establishment of a rice processing mill with 120,000 metric tonnes capacity in Argungu, Kebbi State by WACOT Rice Limited, a member of the TGI Group. The rice mill is part of WACOT’s expansion plan, which targets a capacity increase with additional rice plants to overall 500,000 metric tonnes in the next years. Located in Argungu Local Government Area, along the Argungu-Sokoto road, the rice processing plant is the first rice ..
National Flour Mill's rice mill put up for sale
4 years ago
The National Flour Mills' (NFM) rice milling operations at Carlsen Field is again up for sale. According to Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat there is private sector interest in acquiring the mill to establish a parboiling plant. NFM is 51 per cent Government-owned while the other 49 per cent is owned by institutions and members of the public. In newspaper advertisements this week, NFM said it was disposing of all of the mill's assets on an “as is where is basis”. No assets will be sold separately, it noted...
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