DEFA14A 1 formdefa14a.htm RICEBRAN TECHNOLOGIES DEFA 14A 2-13-2017

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Important Notice of Availability of Proxy Materials for the Special Meeting of Shareholders of RICEBRAN TECHNOLOGIES To Be Held On: Monday, February 13, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. local time Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 COMPANY NUMBER ACCOUNT NUMBER CONTROL NUMBER This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy materials you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. To facilitate timely delivery please make the request as instructed below before February 3, 2017. Please visit http://www.ricebrantech.com/InvestorRelations, where the following materials are available for view: Notice of Special Meeting of Shareholders Proxy Statement Form of Electronic Proxy Card TO REQUEST MATERIAL: TELEPHONE: 888-757-7731 E-MAIL: proxy2017@ricebrantech.com WEBSITE: http://www.ricebrantech.com/InvestorRelations TO VOTE: ONLINE: To access your online proxy card, please visit www.voteproxy.com and follow the on-screen instructions or scan the QR code with your smartphone. You may enter your voting instructions at www.voteproxy.com up until 11:59 PM Eastern Time the day before the meeting date. IN PERSON: You may vote your shares in person by attending the Special Meeting of Shareholders. TELEPHONE: To vote by telephone, please visit www.voteproxy.com to view the materials and to obtain
the toll free number to call. MAIL: You may request a card by following the instructions above. 1. To approve an amendment to our articles of incorporation to increase the authorized number of shares of common stock from 25,000,000 to 50,000,000 for general corporate purposes; 2. To approve an amendment to our bylaws to eliminate cumulative voting for directors; and 3. To transact such other business that is properly presented before the Special Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE "FOR" PROPOSALS 1 AND 2. Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.