For years, California rice has flourished in the Asian-American community and has been a staple in Asian cuisine.
Some of the most establish brands have been packaged and distributed through ethnic distributors serving the Asian American community.
However, with increasing demand for more diverse menu's, broadline distributors are also carrying California rice in their product line or partnering with ethnic foodservice distributors to provide their clients with special items like California rice to create delicious entrees like sushi, risotto, paella, pilafs or a refreshing rice salad. For known foodservice suppliers of California rice, see listing below – region offerings may vary.
|Foodservice Suppliers||Contact Information||Most Recognized Brands|
|C&F Foods||cnf-foods.com||C&F Label, Shin Mai|
|Sysco||sysco.com||Sysco Classic, C&F label|
|US Foodservice||usfoodservice.com||Kokohu Rice - go to Next Day Gourmet|
|Asian Foodservice Suppliers||Contact Information||Most Recognized Brands|
|JFC, International Inc.||jfc.com||Botan, Nishiki|
|Nomura & Company||650/692-5457||Kokuho|
|Rhee Brothers||rheebros.com||Han Guk Mi, Rhee Chun Rice|
|Club Store Suppliers -||Contact Information||Most Recognized Brands|
|Costco||Costco.com||Homai, SunWest, Bunge|
|Sam's Club||SamsClub.com||Farmer's Rice|
|Specialty Rice Suppliers -||Contact Information||Most Recognized Brands|
|United Natural Foods, Inc.||unfiw.com||Lundberg, SunWest|