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

The invitation only event sponsored by Maxim Group will bring together industry professionals and members of academia to discuss the health and wellness trends driving changes in the food industry

Mar 31, 2016, 09:00 ET from RiceBran Technologies

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.

The Health Wellness & Better Eating Conference is an invitation only event for the institutional investment community sponsored by Maxim Group that will bring together industry professionals and members of academia to discuss the health and wellness trends driving changes in the food industry.  Mr. Short will join fellow business executives Mr. Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President and CEO of the Hain Celestial Group, and Christopher J. Reed, Chairman, CEO and President of Reeds, Inc., on a panel discussing health and wellness trends in the food industry.  The panel will focus on how millennial consumers are driving change, the food industry's response to the consumer, and potential opportunities for M&A and joint ventures in the new food industry landscape.

Institutional investors can RSVP at confrsvp@maximgrp.com.  

About RiceBran Technologies  

RiceBran Technologies is a human food ingredient and animal nutrition company focused on the procurement, bio-refining and marketing of numerous products derived from rice bran. RiceBran Technologies has proprietary and patented intellectual property that allows us to convert rice bran, one of the world's most underutilized food sources, into a number of highly nutritious human food ingredient and animal nutrition products.  Our target markets are human food ingredients and animal nutrition manufacturers and retailers, as well as natural food, functional food and nutritional supplement manufacturers and retailers, both domestically and internationally. More information can be found in the Company's filings with the SEC and by visiting our website at http://www.ricebrantech.com .

Forward-Looking Statements 

This release contains forward-looking statements. These statements are made based upon current expectations that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties.  RiceBran Technologies does not undertake to update forward-looking statements in this news release to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting such forward-looking information.  Assumptions and other information that could cause results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking information can be found in this press release and in RiceBran Technologies' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent periodic reports.

Investor Contact: Ascendant Partners, LLC Fred Sommer +1-732-410-9810 fred@ascendantpartnersllc.com

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