Food Related News

The Story Behind the Non-Browning Apple: An Interview with Neal Carter

SynBioBeta is hosting Neal Carter at its SynBioBeta San Francisco 2017 Conference in October as the Day 1 Keynote Speaker.  Neal’s experience and knowledge in the applications of biotechnology to the world of food production will make for a compelling [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

3 #FutureOfFood Trends in 2017

Published on LinkedIn, July 3, 2017 by Ryan Bethencourt, Program Director and Venture Partner at IndieBio (SOSV)10,000 years in the remaking, the food industry is now one of the fastest changing industries in 2017. Over the last few decades, we’ve seen very little [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Agriculture, Consumer Products & Manufacturing, Food, Food, News|

Syngenta Good Growth Plan annual update: programs to improve farm sustainability more than double their reach

27.3.2017 Basel, Switzerland More than 9 million hectares of farmland enhanced by biodiversity and soil conservation initiatives Data collected from 3,700 farms in 42 countries Reference farms continue to outperform benchmark Smallholder farmer productivity increased by 8% Syngenta today highlighted [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Monsanto Announces Global Genome-Editing Licensing Agreement With Broad Institute For Newly-Characterized CRISPR System

January 4, 2017- ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it has reached a new global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of the novel CRISPR-Cpf1 genome-editing technology in agriculture. The [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Metabolix, Inc. Announces Name Change to Yield10 Bioscience, Inc.

WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), announced today that the Company is changing its name to Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., effective January 9, 2017 to reflect the new mission and strategic direction of the business.   [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

CRISPR: The Future of Food?

By: Kevin Holden, PhD, Head of Synthetic Biology at Synthego Abstract: In this article, we'll discuss the important role CRISPR may play in the future of food amidst  challenges of feeding the world's growing population. We'll also take a look [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|