2017/18 U.S. Rice Domestic Usage Report
U.S. Rice Domestic Usage Report for the Marketing Year August 1, 2017-July 31, 2018 measures the shipments of milled rice to the domestic and export markets by U.S. rice millers and has been conducted for several decades; first by the United States Department of Agriculture and more recently by USA Rice.
A questionnaire was created and sent to U.S. rice milling firms, which provided data in the following categories.
- Total quantity of milled rice shipments to the U.S., U.S. territories and export markets
- Milled rice shipments by rice type to nine U.S. market segments
- Shipments by rice type to the industrial food processing segment
- Specialty rice shipments by rice type - both domestic and imported origin
- Total milling capacity
Twenty companies participated in this survey, representing thirty-one active rice mills.