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RiceBran Technologies to Host First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call on May 16th at 4:30PM EDT

Published On Wednesday - May 11, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - May 11, 2016 - RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that W. John Short, Chief Executive Officer & President of RBT, will host a conference call on Monday, May 16th at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.

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RiceBran Technologies Signs Agreements with The Jack Brewer Foundation and Brewer + Associates Consulting

Published On Thursday - May 5, 2016

Companies team up to launch a new line of sports nutrition products and assist in non-profit feeding programs in Malawi and Haiti

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, announced today that it has entered into two agreements:  a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with non-profit The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide) to develop rice bran based supplemental feeding programs currently assisted by JBF Worldwide at orphanages in Malawi and Haiti; and a business development agreement with Brewer + Associates Consulting, LLC (B+A) to collaborate on the planned launch of a new line of sports nutrition products with a portion of profits earmarked to provide rice bran based meal supplements for feeding programs covered by the MOU.

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RiceBran Technologies President and CEO to be a Featured Panelist at the Health, Wellness & Better Eating Conference

Published On Thursday - March 31, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, announced today that the Company's CEO and President, W. John Short will be a featured panelist at the Health Wellness & Better Eating Conference to be held at the Maxim Group, LLC. Executive Offices in New York City on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

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RiceBran Technologies Reports Full Year 2015 and Q4 Financial Results

Published On Wednesday - March 30, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - March 30, 2016 - RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced the Company's financial results for both the full year and the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015.

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RiceBran Technologies Completes Legal Process for Release of $1.9 Million Held in Escrow Related to 2008 Purchase of Irgovel

Published On Thursday - March 24, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, announced today that it has completed the legal process necessary for the release of the US$1.9 million that has been held in escrow at a San Francisco bank since the Company's acquisition of Irgovel in 2008.

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RiceBran Technologies to Host 2015 Full Year Financial Results Conference Call on March 30th at 4:30 PM EDT

Published On Thursday - March 24, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that W. John Short, Chief Executive Officer & President of RBT, will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 30th at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the Company's financial results for the year ended December 31, 2015.

Also joining the call from management will be Dale Belt - Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Robert Smith - Senior Vice President of Operations & Business Development and Mark McKnight - Senior Vice President of Sales. Read More

RiceBran Technologies Announces Closing of $3 Million Registered Direct Offering

Published On Tuesday - February 23, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, February 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RIBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced the closing of its registered direct offering pursuant to a securities purchase agreement with a healthcare focused institutional investor to purchase $3 million of the Company's Series F convertible preferred stock (the "Preferred Stock"). The Preferred Stock is initially convertible into 2,000,000 shares of the Company's Common Stock, based on a conversion price of $1.50 per share. In addition, the Company issued unregistered warrants to purchase a total of 2,660,000 shares of Common Stock at an exercise price of $2.00 per share. The warrants will be exercisable beginning six months following the closing date and will expire five years from the date on which they become exercisable.

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RiceBran Technologies Announces $3 Million Registered Direct Offering

Published On Thursday - February 18, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, February 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RIBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with funds managed by a healthcare focused institutional investor to purchase $3 million of the Company's Series F convertible preferred stock (the "Preferred Stock") in a registered direct offering. The Preferred Stock shall be convertible into 2,000,000 shares of the Company's Common Stock, based on a fixed conversion price of $1.50 per share. In addition, the Company will issue unregistered warrants to purchase a total of 2,660,000 shares of Common Stock at a fixed exercise price of $2.00 per share. The warrants will be exercisable beginning six months following the closing date and will expire five years from the date on which they become exercisable. The registered direct offering of the Preferred Stock is expected to close on or about February 22, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

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Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), Leading Proxy Advisor, Recommends RiceBran Technologies Shareholders Vote “FOR” ALL RiceBran Nominees

Published On Wednesday - February 17, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT and RIBTW) (the “Company”), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), the nation’s leading independent proxy advisory firm, has issued a report recommending that RiceBran Technologies shareholders vote on the WHITE proxy card “FOR” the election of ALL the Company’s director nominees – W. John Short, Marco V. Galante, David Goldman, Baruch Halpern, Henk W. Hoogenkamp, Robert C. Schweitzer and Peter A. Woog – at RiceBran Technologies’ Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on June 22, 2016.

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RiceBran Technologies and the Narula Group, One of the World’s Largest Growers of Organic Rice, Enter into Strategic Supply Partnership and Establish Joint Venture

Published On Tuesday - February 9, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, February 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

  • RIBT gains exclusive supply rights outside South East Asia, Germany and the United Kingdom to organic rice bran produced by Narula Group, the world's largest supplier of organic jasmine rice bran.
  • Narula Group will acquire up to 950,000 shares of RIBT at $2.80 per share based on net margins derived from RIBT's sale of organic rice bran products.
  • RIBT and Narula Group will form a company to market additional Narula Group organic products in North America, including organic chia, organic kale and organic coconut products.
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