Business & Finance: Rice for G.I.s

Next week Texas' Gordon L. Harwell and Forrest E. Mars (Mars Candy) will start building a new $750,000 plant at Houston, Tex., to process vitaminized, weevil-proof rice for G.l.s in the hot-weather zones overseas. Financed by Defense Plant Corp. and given a high priority by the War Production Board, the new plant will process 25 to 30 million Ibs. of rice per year for the Army.

Harwell and Mars are U.S. licensees for a rice-milling process developed by German Biochemist E. G. Huzenlaub (now a naturalized British citizen), which forces the vitamins and minerals...

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