Press release: Marking Red Beans and Rice Day across Louisiana on March 22 on the State Capitol Steps

March 17, 2021

CONTACT: Joelle Polisky
PR Director – (615) 516-0358

Cajun Country Rice, Camellia Brand and Savoie’s® Foods team up to put red beans and rice on every table in the state — Louisiana-grandmother approved.

WHAT: Join us at the steps of the Capitol to celebrate the reading of the proclamation, signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, declaring Monday, March 22, 2021, “Red Beans and Rice Day” across the state of Louisiana. Three iconic brands, Cajun Country Rice, Camellia Brand and Savoie’s® Foods welcome Gov. Edwards’ efforts to spread the red beans and rice love. 

In conjunction with Red Beans and Rice Mondays, all three brands are partnering with Second Harvest and Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to make donations, based on purchases of Cajun Country Rice, Camellia Beans and Savoie’s® Foods.

WHO: Representatives from the Governor’s office, Cajun Country Rice, Camellia Beans, Savoie’s® Foods, BBR Creative and others will be on hand to celebrate — and everyone across the state is invited to join the fun by enjoying a plate of red beans and rice!

WHEN: Noon, March 22, 2021

WHERE: The steps of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge (Recommended parking is along the Spanish Town Rd side of the Capitol.)

ABOUT RED BEANS & RICE CAMPAIGN: The trifecta of iconic Louisiana brands: Cajun Country Rice, Camellia Brand, and Savoie’s® Foods have come together to keep the Louisiana tradition of red beans and rice alive and well. When it comes to making an unforgettable bowl of red beans, sausage & rice, these three will deliver a Louisiana-grandmother approved authentic dish every time. Look for these brands in a grocery store near you so that you can make and serve Monday’s favorite meal at home.

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