Starting about three years ago, the author of this book grew concerned about the global impact of change from the rural rice markets in Asia. His concern as a world expert on rice led him to write this book; so others might know what could happen and what should happen as the East and the West collide.
For three decades Milo Hamilton has covered the world of rice for his customers. For 18 years he bought rice for Uncle Ben’s Inc., a Mars Incorporated company. For the last 14 years, his company, Firstgrain.com, has published a weekly newsletter that advises sophisticated rice firms and farmers on the market and its relationship to everything else. He has travelled throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Milo Hamilton lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Jan, and his little Pomeranian, Penney. He is surrounded by his children and their families.