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IRG Trade imports first shipment of Cambodian Jasmine Rice directly from Cambodia

Richmond, Virginia   July 20, 2011 – IRG Trade and its partner, LORAN, have successfully imported two containers containing 48 metric tons of Cambodian Jasmine Rice into the Long Beach , CA from Cambodia. The rice is set to be sold in the Long Beach , CA and Palm Coast, FL area initially. The successful importation of the Cambodian Jasmine rice is a long awaited event that has taken months of planning and coordination between Cambodian companies and US companies. IRG Trade intends to expand its importation activities to serve its widely dispersed consumer base. 


This shipment of rice left Phnom Penh, Cambodia after strenuous third party quality testing conducted by Intertek, an internationally recognized testing laboratory. After the inspection, the rice was packed into two containers and left port on June 19, 2011. Consumers in the Long Beach, CA area can purchase the rice at S & A 97 Cent Plus Market on 1639 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813, and Seng Heng Supermarket on 1734 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA 90813. Consumers in the Palm Coast, FL area can purchase rice at Flagler Asian Market on 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Room A111, Palm Coast, FL 32164. The sale of rice should start by next week.




LORAN Import-Export Co., Ltd is one of Cambodia’s leading rice producers for local and international markets. 


LORAN has a track record of producing and exporting high quality rice since 1994, and their local "Three lotus" brand is popular and widely recognized at the national level.



About IRG

IRG, Inc. is a group of companies that uses innovative technology to bring a new generation of travel and trade services to the global consumer.  They are based in Cambodia and the United States. In addition to rice distribution, some of IRG's other services include mobile communications, automobile rentals, and traveling accommodations. For more information about IRG, please visit www.myirg.com 

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