1. Arcadia Biosciences’ CEO attempts his third turnaround

    Arcadia Biosciences Inc. CEO Matt Plavan is choreographing a major pivot for the publicly traded seed company, transitioning from developing fringe products to developing products in growth sectors such as wheat and commercial hemp. It is a familiar situation for Plavan, as he’s helped lead pivots at local public companies twice before.  Continue Reading »
  2. Arcadia secures patent for herbicide tolerance in wheat

    DAVIS, CALIFORNIA, US — Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. has been granted a foundational patent covering herbicide tolerance in wheat from the Australia Patent Office. Patent Number 2016288257 grants intellectual property protection for mutations to the wheat genome to make it herbicide tolerant. In addition, Arcadia said it has received a US Notice of Allowance 15/740,876 from…Continue Reading »
  3. Arcadia Biosciences Receives Foundational Patents for Non-GMO Herbicide Tolerant Wheat Traits

    — Company Receives Patent Approval from Australia and Notice of Allowance from the U.S. — DAVIS, Calif. (June 18, 2020) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (Nasdaq: RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, today announced the Australia Patent Office has granted the company a foundational patent…Continue Reading »
  4. Arcadia Biosciences to Join Russell Microcap® Index

    DAVIS, Calif. (June 17, 2020) — Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (Nasdaq: RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, today announced it is set to join the Russell Microcap® Index at the conclusion of the 2020 Russell indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on…Continue Reading »
  5. Arcadia Biosciences to acquire industrial hemp breeding and seed company, Industrial Seed Innovations

    Arcadia Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:RKDA) said it has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire the commercial and genetic assets of Oregon-based industrial hemp breeding and seed company Industrial Seed Innovations (ISI). The firm, which focuses on enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, said ISI’s Rogue, Deschutes and Umpqua seed varieties…Continue Reading »
  6. California hemp and ag biotech company purchases Oregon hemp breeder

    A Davis, California-based agricultural biotech company has entered a binding agreement to acquire a hemp breeding and seed company based in Oregon. Arcadia Biosciences Inc. will purchase the commercial and genetic assets of Industrial Seed Innovations, including its seed varieties, germplasm library and intellectual property.Continue Reading »
  7. Arcadia Biosciences Announces Plans to Acquire Oregon-Based Industrial Seed Innovations

    — Transaction will accelerate Arcadia’s GoodHemp™ breeding platform, expand seed portfolio and customer base, and establish new breeding station — DAVIS, Calif. (June 10, 2020) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (Nasdaq: RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, today announced it has entered into a…Continue Reading »
  8. Hemp, COVID and the Rise of the “Flexitarian”

    Beyond Meat. Impossible burgers. Chick’n. Plant based meat alternatives were already on the rise as an increasingly attractive protein source for consumers looking to eat healthier and support more sustainable food production – and that was before COVID-19 ignited a global health pandemic and raised new concerns over animal-borne illness. New research predicts that trend…Continue Reading »
  9. Arcadia Biosciences Announces Cash Proceeds of $6.8 Million from Warrant Exercise

    — Net proceeds expected to fund strategic growth opportunities within the company’s hemp business unit — DAVIS, Calif. (May 18, 2020) – Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.® (Nasdaq: RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, today announced the closing of a transaction resulting in gross cash…Continue Reading »