SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — Hela Spice Canada will distribute the RiBran family of stabilized rice bran ingredients and derivatives from RiceBran Technologies under a multi-year distribution and supply agreement announced by the two companies Jan. 16. Hela Spice Canada, Uxbridge, Ont., is a member of the Hela Gewurzwerk Herman Laue global network of companies.

“Hela is a recognized leader in the formulation and supply of ingredients to the meat, poultry, bakery and other sectors of the food industry in Canada, making them a perfect partner for our expansion efforts,” said W. John Short, chief executive officer and president of Scottsdale-based RiceBran Technologies.