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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 June 7, 2018. Please visit http://www.ricebrantech.com/investorrelations, where the following materials are available for view:  • Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders • Proxy Statement
• Form of Electronic Proxy Card
• Annual Report to Shareholders
to reqUeSt materiaL: teLePhone: 888-757-7731
e-maiL: proxy2018@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 Annual 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. important notice of availability of Proxy materials for the annual meeting of Shareholders of riCeBran teChnoLoGieS to Be held on:
wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. local time, the woodlands waterway marriott hotel and Convention Center, 1601 Lake robbins Drive, the woodlands, tX 77380
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote "FOR" the following:
1. Election of Directors: Robert D. Smith, Ph.D. Brent Rosenthal Beth Bronner Robert S. Bucklin Ari Gendason David Goldman Baruch Halpern Henk W. Hoogenkamp 2. To approve an amendment to the 2014 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of
authorized shares issuable under the plan from 3,300,000 to 6,300,000; 3. To approve, on a nonbinding advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers; 4. To ratify our appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accounting
firm for the year ending December 31, 2018; and 5. To transact such other business that is properly presented before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. the BoarD oF DireCtorS reCommenDS a Vote "For" the eLeCtion oF aLL
nomineeS anD "For" ProPoSaLS 2, 3 anD 4. nomineeS: ComPanY nUmBer aCCoUnt nUmBer ControL nUmBer John Smith 1234 main Street aPt. 203 new York, nY 10038
Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.