Milled Rice Prices

Little Rock, AR    Mon May 14, 2018    USDA Market News Service

                       National Weekly Rice Summary

                             Domestic Trend
   In the south, long and medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Parboiled 
prices steady.  Second heads and Brewers steady.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran, 
Millfeed and Rice Hulls steady on limited.  Old crop Rough rice supplies are 
becoming limited as some rice mills are slowing operations.          
   In California, medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Second heads and 
Brewers steady.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran steady.  Rice hulls market not 
established as most mills continue to pay for disposal of rice hulls. 
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 14th, Jly 18 closed .15 lower at 
12.505; Sep 18 closed .13 lower at 11.925.  US dollar index on Monday settled 
at 92.62.  
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
Long white         25.50-26.00        26.75           28.00           -----   
Long brown         26.75-27.50        28.75            NA             -----     
Medium white       29.00-31.50        -----           30.00        39.00-42.00
Medium brown           NA             -----            NA          39.00-42.00   
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled          26.50-28.00        32.50           -----           -----
Second heads       16.50-19.00     13.50-15.00        12.00        16.00-19.00   
Brewers            14.00-15.50     12.25-13.00        10.50        13.00-15.00      

Domestic shipment: Offers, fob mills, milled rice, spot prices, dollars per 
cwt, bagged. (All milled rice grade No 2 not to exceed 4 percent broken, except 
California grade No 1. All second heads grade No 4 or better, second head and 
brewers are bulk.)  

Rice by-products (spot prices, dollars per short ton, fob mills).

Rice fat bran      80.00-105.00   95.00-100.00    100.00-140.00   150.00-160.00
Rice millfeed         40.00           45.00             NA            -----
Rice hulls          5.00-10.00         5.00             NA             0.00         
*NA = not available 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
         James M. Ward, (501)671-2203  



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