Food Related News

From spider silk shoes to algae fuel, welcome to the new age of biotech

Originally published 16 Aug 2017, World Economic Forum Science makes fact out of fiction, changing our lives through new technologies. But it’s a long road from invention to adoption. Only when a technology becomes affordable and ubiquitous enough can it usually [...]

Performance Plants Announces Key Advancement of Drought Tolerant Cotton in Bayer Crop Science Product Development Collaboration

Kingston, Ontario, Canada (August 9, 2017)—Performance Plants Inc. (PPI), a leading developer of agricultural biotechnologies for crop improvement world-wide, announces that the company has reached an important crop performance target in the development of drought tolerant and high-yielding cotton for [...]

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|