Export business keeps growing; 4,000 tons of rice headed to Haiti

a November 2014 photo shows Planters Rice Mill of Abbeville exporting rice from the Port of Morgan City for the first time. Trucks transported about 150 truckloads of rice to the port in order to export 3,000 tons of rice by ship to Haiti.

In the past eight months, import-export business has become a fairly common site at the Port of Morgan City with ships making stops at the port 18 times, and that business is continuing with about


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