Columbia West Capital News
06.10.10 CWC Completes Advisory Assignment for NutraCea


June 10, 2010
- Columbia West Capital is pleased to announce it served as the financial advisor to NutraCea (OTC:NTRZQ), providing valuation analyses for two of the Company's JV affiliates, Rice Science, LLC and Rice RX, LLC (The "Rice JVs"). The Company's partner in the Rice JVs is Herbal Science Singapore PTe Ltd, a subsidiary of a portfolio company of Weston Presidio, a $1 billion private equity fund. The Rice JVs were created to develop nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products derived from the Company's proprietary stabilized rice bran extracts. NutraCea is a world leader in the production and utilization of stabilized rice bran. NutraCea holds many patents for its stabilized rice bran proprietary production technology which enables the creation of food and nutrition products to be unlocked from rice bran, a healthy, underutilized by-product of standard rice processing.