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New Weekly ‘Stirmakers’ Feature!

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Introducing the first lineup of Della rice ‘Stirmakers’–

Kate from Boulder, Colorado

Lizzie & Patrick from Lakewood, Colorado

Christine from Denver, Colorado

Jackie & Don from Nolensville, Tennessee

Courtney from Evanston, Illinois

Julia from Cleveland, Ohio

Every week we will highlight a fun, inspirational Della rice ‘stir’ created by one of our ‘stirmakers’! This will be a simple, inspired recipe that we will share with you to spark your own culinary creativity!

What is a ‘stirmaker’? It’s simply anyone who is looking to ‘stir’ things up in the kitchen! These ‘stirmakers’ are just like you and love to cook up easy weeknight meals with Della rice.  Our first six Della Stirmakers were hand picked by us here at Della Rice, and you could be next! It’s all about sharing new discoveries and creations. We can’t wait to see what gets stirred up!

To be considered to be a stirmaker please contact us via Facebook!

See the Stir Makers Cook Up Della Rice Stir Creations!

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We enjoyed our #CreateAStir campaign so much and enjoyed seeing all the wonderful and imaginative Stirs our Stir Makers (aka blog ambassadors) cooked up.  As you may recall, we partnered with 19 bloggers, who we affectionately call Stir Makers, to help us spread the word about Della Rice. We challenged them to make rice bowl creations using Della Rice as the canvas of their Stirs.

Here is what happened when we unleashed our Stir Makers’ creativity and awesomeness:

How to Win a Rice Cooker from Della Rice

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Complete the entry details below to enter to win 1 of 50 rice cookers from Della Rice.  Entries accepted through April 10, 2015. See official rules below for details.


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  “Create A Stir” Official Sweepstakes Rules – Della
THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED ONLY FOR LEGAL RESIDENTS IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING OVERSEAS MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, PUERTO RICO AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES) ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT PROCEED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT IN THE 50 UNITED STATES OR IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN AN OVERSEAS MILITARY INSTALLATION, PUERTO RICO, OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES OR FOREIGN TERRITORIES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. DELLA’S CREATE A STIR SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The Create A Stir SWEEPSTAKES is sponsored by Della Rice, a division of Specialty Rice, Inc. (“Sponsor”). The SWEEPSTAKES is governed by these official rules. By participating in the SWEEPSTAKES, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the SWEEPSTAKES, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The SWEEPSTAKES is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Rafflecopter, Aroma or any other brands except Della Rice, a division of Specialty Rice Inc. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion should be directed to Specialty Rice Inc.

ELIGIBILITY: The SWEEPSTAKES is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding overseas military installations, Puerto Rico and other U.S. Territories), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and who have Internet access and a valid Facebook and e-mail account at the time of entry. Entrants must submit all required information to be eligible to win. Entries missing required information will be disqualified. Current and former employees of the SWEEPSTAKES Administrator, and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, agents, marketing and promotion agencies, and suppliers, as well as members of their immediate families (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents, regardless of where they reside) and individuals living in the same household as those individuals, whether or not they are related, are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor and Administrator have the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant and disqualify those who don’t meet the eligibility requirements. SWEEPSTAKES is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

SWEEPSTAKES OVERVIEW: Della’s Create A Stir SWEEPSTAKES strives to inspire at-home, confident cooks to create a delicious meal in 20 minutes or less using Della brand rice as the meal’s canvas. To enter, simply complete the Rafflecopter entry form and follow instructions for entry. Additional entries may be earned when you like Della on Facebook, Follow @CookDellaRice on Twitter, Tweet about your entry on Twitter, follow @CookDellaRice on Pinterest and when you refer a friend to enter too. Participants are encouraged to share this SWEEPSTAKES on social media using the hashtag, #CreateAStir. At the end of the campaign period, 50 winners will be selected at random to receive a free rice cooker ($26.97) provided by the Sponsor. Limit one (1) prize per winner (no entrants can be selected to win more than once.)

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The SWEEPSTAKES begins at 6:00 a.m. MST on Monday, January 12, 2015, and ends at 11:59 p.m. MDT on Friday, April 10, 2015 (“SWEEPSTAKES Period”). All entries must be received on or before April 10, 2015.

HOW TO ENTER: Entries accepted wherever the Rafflecopter entry form is visible – either on www.Facebook.com/CookDellaRice or http://dellarice.com/della-rice-cooker-SWEEPSTAKES/ or one of Della’s partner blog ambassadors (aka, Della Stir Makers). Please follow the instructions as listed on the entry form. Entrants must submit all required information on the entry form. Mass entries or mechanical reproductions, or late, lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, damaged, inaccurate, incomplete, duplicate, and/or postage due entries are void. Any attempt at entry except as above stated is void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Participants can earn additional entries by encouraging friends to enter, when they visit/like Della on Facebook, and when they tweet about their entry.

CONDITIONS: Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, invalid, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. No mailed, telephoned, faxed, or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. Proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt. Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged nor will proof of submission of an entry form be deemed proof of receipt. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account” holder is the natural person assigned the e-mail account. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

WINNER SELECTION: All eligible entries received during the SWEEPSTAKES Period will be entered into a drawing. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries Sponsor receives. 50 winners will be randomly selected using the Rafflecopter random winner selection tool on or around April 13, 2015 and each will receive a free rice cooker selected by the Sponsor. The prize winners will be notified via the email provided on their entry form and their names will be posted on the Della Facebook page on our around the end of each month. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account for prize notification or other communications related to this SWEEPSTAKES. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) within ten (10) days using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential prizewinner shall forfeit the prize. Entrants are asked to monitor their inboxes and junk boxes during the SWEEPSTAKES Period. At Sponsor’s sole option, the potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form and, unless prohibited by law, and a publicity release within fifteen (15) days of date of issuance. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

PRIZES: Fifty (50) winners selected at random on or around April 13, 2015 and will each receive 1 free Aroma 8-cup Digital Rice Cooker and Food Steamer (value $26.97) or a rice cooker of equivalent value. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES AS WELL AS ANY COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries Sponsor receives. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS: Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted; however, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize (or portion thereof) with another of equal value in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Della and its designees to use the winners’ respective name, city and state of residence and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity at discretion of Sponsor without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Sponsor and its respective representatives, and employees (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the SWEEPSTAKES, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting of these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this SWEEPSTAKES is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the SWEEPSTAKES, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the SWEEPSTAKES cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the SWEEPSTAKES. Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. The Released Parties and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THAT PROVISION. INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES, THE SOCIAL NETWORKING PLATFORM THAT HOUSES THE SWEEPSTAKES (must be released according to Section 3.7.2) ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AND EMPLOYEES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet Service Provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. By entering the SWEEPSTAKES, all entrants agree to (i) be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which is final and binding on all matters and (ii) release and hold harmless Released Parties from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, actions or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, related to personal injury, death, damage to property, infringement of proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy or defamation) arising out of or in connection with participation in the SWEEPSTAKES and/or the acceptance and use of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES (I) MAKE NO WARRANTY, GUARANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATING TO THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR THE PRIZES; AND (II) DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY.

PUBLICITY: By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, photograph, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

PRINTED COPIES OF THE RULES AND WHO WON Requests for emailed copies of these Official Rules or a winners list may be sent to Administrator, Attn: “Create a Stir SWEEPSTAKES” rob@dellarice.com. All requests must be received by April 10, 2015. SPONSOR: Specialty Rice Inc., 1000 West 1st Street, Brinkley, AR 72021 www.DellaRice.com.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED AND/OR RESTRICTED. DISCLOSURE STATEMENT By providing your email address, you agree that Specialty Rice Inc. and its subsidiaries may send you information and special offers. Any information collected will be used for communications between Specialty Rice Inc. and its intended recipients. Specialty Rice Inc. does not share personal information with any third-party companies.

Della Rice Shows Us Why Rice is NEVER Boring

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This video reminds you just how sexy rice can be – it never has to be boring and plain!

You can get FRESH with rice. Rice can be SPICY or SWEET. Rice can be WILD, STICKY, STEAMY and CREAMY. Do I have your attention now?

Watch this video to get inspired by rice.  It might even turn you on!

#CreateAStir Sweepstakes by Della Rice is Underway

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Our mission at Della is to stir up dinner with exciting and flavorful rice bowl creations. Not only do Stirs taste amazing, but also the average Stir can be created in 20 minutes or less!  How’s that for a fast, healthy and delicious dinner for yourself and your family?!?

This week we announced the launch of an exciting campaign to help you Stir Up Dinner in your home. The campaign is called #CreateAStir. We are challenging home cooks across the U.S. to come up with their own Stir (aka, rice bowl creation/recipe). We want creating a stir to be super easy, that’s what we’re giving away 50 rice cookers!  Enter now.

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Making a Stir is easy to do. Just follow this simple formula:

Protein + Vegetables + Sauce atop a bed of delicious Della Rice = a delicious and easy dinner recipe!

We compel you to get creative! Show us your culinary flair! Be inspired by your culture, geography, hobbies, what’s in season or anything else that inspires what you whip up for dinner tonight!

Good luck!