Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces 2012
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Alvin, TX
’10, ’11, ’12
RiceTec Inc. was the first company to develop and commercialize hybrid rice seed in the Americas and was the first company to develop mechanized hybrid rice seed production processes. It is the world's largest private hybrid rice researcher and ranks among North America's leading high-value or all-natural rice producers, specializing in the breeding, development and marketing of high-value rice products. The company also markets a line of specialty rice, couscous and Arborrio products under the RiceSelect™ brand. RiceSelect is perhaps best known for Texmati® rice, the first aromatic basmati rice to be successfully grown in America, which it introduced more than 30 years ago.
RiceTec's headquarters are located in the greater Houston metropolitan area, in Alvin. RiceTec attributes its success to its employees who exemplify the company's values of quality, dedication and passion. Those values are what drive our company to discover and deliver superior products to meet the needs of the American farmer.
“Working independently with great products to achieve sales.”
“The constant flow of information received and working with a great group of people to achieve objectives.”
“He makes sure that every employee is as happy as possible and provides a good work environment.”
“They will talk to everyone in the company, no matter what their position, to make sure everyone is comfortable.”
“Even though the company is very busy, everyone in the company works together to make sure things are done to standard and on time.”