Rice is one of the most reliable and versatile food staples grown across the planet. Lotus Foods creates relationships with farmers worldwide to provide consumers with the highest quality heirloom, organic rice, rice noodles, and rice snacks. All while promoting organic agriculture, rice biodiversity, and supporting producers.
Lotus Foods’ mission is to change how rice is grown around the world. This Certified Benefit Corporation believes that by pursuing smart product innovation, better-growing practices, and delicious whole grain heirloom rice varieties they will lessen environmental impact, improve nutrition for consumers and create a more social and economic justice for small farmers. Lotus Foods products support farmers, empower women and lessen climate impact.
Last winter, Lotus Foods partnered with PRIDE Industries to co-package their rice and ramen products and ship stocked displays to Costco’s nationwide. PRIDE’s manufacturing solutions specialize in pre-loaded club-store and retail displays which are packaged and palletized to meet the clients’ specific needs, providing point-to-point shipping for immediate use on the retail floor.
PRIDE’s contract with Lotus Foods creates opportunities for nearly 85 individuals with disabilities working at PRIDE’s manufacturing and logistics services division.