International traders • Importers • Exporters • Millers • Brand Packers • Leading Tender, Hamper & Stokvel specialists

Rice-Tic South Africa, who only speaks “a grain of truth” is Home to its famous brand ranges “Chopstick”, “Paddy” and “Alabama” which represents high quality rice and a vast variety of other grain products.

Rice-Tic South Africa, imports, exports, mills and does its own packaging at extensive facilities in Paarden Eiland, Cape Town, South Africa.

Under the same management control, it celebrated 48 years in business on 23rd August 2019, during which time it has remained proudly and passionately independent and dedicated in maintaining high quality standards.

Its international team carefully selects only top quality product and monitors each process, including direct collaboration with the farmers, millers, cleaning, grading, sorting, bagging, loading, forwarding & the shipping directly into Cape Town.

Rice-Tic deals in a wide variety of rice, all packed under its “Chopstick”, “Alabama” and “Paddy” ranges, including parboiled, plain white, jasmine, fragrant, aromatic, brown health rice, basmati white, basmati sela, basmati brown health, sushi rice and calrose. It has also introduced a range of economy parboiled, plain white, fragrant and basmati rice.


The “Paddy” label also includes popcorn, sago, tapioca, pearled barly, samp, black eye beans, samp and beans, red speckled beans, large white kidney beans and half white sugar (lappie) beans.

It offers an original top quality 6-in-1 soup mix, yellow split peas, whole green peas, green split peas, red split lentils, whole brown lentils. “Paddy Coconut” is one of its most well recognised products, both in homes and amongst the bakery trade at large.

It also exclusively markets a moderately priced “Paddy” Rice Bran Oil, approved by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Kosher Halaal certified and has a high smoke point and contains Omega 3 & 6 together with antioxidant activity. This is an extremely versatile oil, natural and healthy, extracted directly from “rice bran” and is cholesterol and preservative free. Suitable for all cooking, frying, baking, marinades & also for the preparation of a delightful salad dressing. All Rice-Tic SA products are non-GMO certified

Rice-Tic’s objective is to always ensure delivery of its most trusted brands directly to your neighbourhood supermarket and wholesaler. We are also market leaders when it comes to those organising HAMPERS and the first choice amongst all STOKVEL buying groups.

Please support our brands as we celebrate our 48 th year milestone.

Our Products

Chopstick rice

This successful brand is currently celebrating its 48th year. CHOPSTICK RICE has both a WHITE rice and PAR BOILED rice brand available and in both cases, its origin is 100% pure Thai premium export quality rice.

Paddy rice

This well renowned and trusted brand was first brought to the market 60 years ago.
The appropriate brand name originated from the agricultural theme, of the rice “PADDY” fields.

Alabama Rice

The pride and joy of our range.
This premium quality Thai Fragrant White Rice is our most famous brand. It has a delightful aroma, which always cooks up beautifully and fluffy.