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October 24 marks Proclamation of Statewide Red Beans & Rice Day

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Cajun Country Rice and Camellia Beans team up to put Red Beans & Rice on every table in the state — Louisiana-grandmother approved


WHAT: Join us at the steps of the Capitol on Monday, October 24, 2022, as Gov. John Bel Edwards signs the official Proclamation declaring Red Beans & Rice Day across the state of Louisiana. Cajun Country Rice and Camellia Beans welcome Gov. Edwards’ efforts to spread the Red Beans & Rice love, keeping this century-old tradition alive.

In conjunction with Red Beans & Rice Mondays, the two brands have partnered with Second Harvest and Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to make meal donations to those in need, based on purchases of Cajun Country Rice and Camellia Beans through Oct. 28. Following the proclamation and check presentation, Red Beans & Rice will be served to those in attendance.

WHO: Media, local dignitaries and members of the general public are invited to the reading of the Proclamation.

WHEN: October 24, 2022

TIME: The Governor will read the proclamation at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Louisiana State Capitol Steps – 900 North Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

About “Red Beans & Rice Mondays” Campaign: The delicious duo of iconic Louisiana brands, Cajun Country Rice and Camellia Brand, have come together to keep the Louisiana tradition of Red Beans & Rice alive and well. When it comes to making an unforgettable bowl of Red Beans & Rice, these two will deliver a Louisiana-grandmother-approved authentic dish every time. Look for these brands in a grocery store near you so you can make and serve Monday’s favorite meal at home. To learn more, visit

Joelle Polisky
PR Director – (615) 516-0358


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