The company’s scientists have developed a series of wheat varietals through traditional breeding methods that provide functional benefits like high fiber content, extended shelf life or reduced gluten.
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. has received a patent for reduced-gluten grains from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Davis-based company said Sept. 23. The wheat contains 75% less gluten content than traditional wheat and delivers improved protein quality and increased levels of essential amino acids such as lysine and histidine, according to the company.
Shares of Davis-based Arcadia Biosciences Inc. rose more than 52% on Monday after the agricultural technology company’s newly named CEO forecast a large revenue increase. Please download/save PDF.
Agreement accelerates global commercialization of Arcadia’s high fiber resistant starch wheat technology, provides Arista and Bay State Milling Company exclusivity in key wheat markets, including North America, and leverages companies’ food science expertise and leading positions as grain and ingredient providers.
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. has reached an agreement with Arista Cereal Technologies and Bay State Milling Co. for commercialization of its high-fiber resistant-starch wheat in several key markets.
A survey released this year revealed how consumers are confused about whether food items, including bread, affect their digestion positively or negatively. Adding and promoting fiber in bread could help clear up that confusion. Ancient grains, whole grains, inulin and barley all bring fiber to bread formulations, and newer wheat varieties are emerging that have … Read More
Originally a research and development company engaged in pioneering research on crop improvement, Arcadia Biosciences is undergoing a transformation, according to CEO Raj Ketkar.
Arcadia Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:RKDA) CEO Raj Ketkar and CFO Matt Plavan update Proactive’s Christine Corrado on the company’s recent earnings report and its collaboration with wheat milling company Ardent Mills. Ketkar says the Arden Mills partnership is ‘exciting’ since its one of the largest milling companies in the US, with more than 40 milling operations … Read More
CEO Raj Ketkar and CFO Matt Plavan tell Proactive Investors that Arcadia Biosciences, the health and nutrition company, is getting very close to commercialization of its technology to produce new, healthier wheat products with consumer packaged-goods companies using both enriched and whole wheat RS wheat flour. Watch the full video.
Once ballyhooed as a leading culinary and dietary trend, the gluten-free movement has lost some steam in recent years. In its 2018 culinary forecast, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) reports that 44% of surveyed chefs deem gluten-free cuisine a hot trend versus 61% in 2016 and 74% in 2013 (NRA 2018, 2016, and 2013).