1. Arcadia Biosciences signs direct-to-consumer partner to sell GoodWheat

    Sacramento Business Journal

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    North Dakota-based direct-to-consumer farm company Three Farm Daughters will be selling GoodWheat, the high-fiber and low-gluten wheat varieties developed by Davis-based Arcadia Biosciences Inc. GoodWheat is a specialty wheat variety developed and trademarked by Arcadia (Nasdaq: RKDA) that has 10 times the fiber of ordinary wheat and up to 65% less gluten.Continue Reading »
  2. Arcadia Biosciences to commercialize GoodWheat technology in China and Israel

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    Arcadia Biosciences is set to collaborate with Corner Foods, an affiliate of Corner Capital Group, to bring the former’s GoodWheat portfolio of specialty wheat ingredients to China and Israel. Importantly, the coronavirus pandemic has heightened health concerns – an opportunity that the collaboration aims to seize by helping end-consumers incorporate stable high-fiber, nutritious wheat ingredients…Continue Reading »
  3. Hawaii’s agricultural economy has high hopes for hemp after sugar cane, pineapple pull out

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    Proponents of building a stronger hemp industry in Hawaii are hoping the crop will restore the island state’s deep agricultural tradition after the departure of sugar and pineapple crops left tens of thousands of acres fallow. Since 1980, Hawaii’s total land use for agricultural production has fallen from more than 350,000 to 30,000 acres after…Continue Reading »
  4. Arcadia Biosciences’ CEO attempts his third turnaround

    Sacramento Business Journal

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    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 »
  5. Arcadia secures patent for herbicide tolerance in wheat

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    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 »
  6. Arcadia Biosciences to acquire industrial hemp breeding and seed company, Industrial Seed Innovations

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    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 »
  7. Hemp, COVID and the Rise of the “Flexitarian”

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    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 »