CROWLEY, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) commended Supreme Rice’s announcement of a $16.2 million investment to develop parboil facilities for a new product line.

Supreme Rice will build a new greenfield facility in Mermentau for the parboil operations and develop a new parboil mill inside the existing facility in Crowley. The project is expected to create 20 direct jobs and 79 indirect jobs in Acadia Parish. Read more about the announcement here.

Congressman Higgins issued the following statement:

“Supreme Rice is a pillar of the industry in South Louisiana. This new investment will expand existing operations, create new jobs, and increase economic output for Acadia Parish. We certainly welcome this news and support private investment projects that create new opportunities for our state.”

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