Non-GMO News

6th annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum goes virtual

The sixth annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum, which last year attracted hundreds of attendees from 7 countries and 31 U.S. states, is set to be virtual-only this year due to the pandemic. The November 9-10 event, hosted by HighQuest Group, will bring together processors, manufacturers, merchandisers, producers and others who have a vested interest in […]

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Arkansas farmer finds “non-GMO is all about profitability”

Non-GMO soybeans mean profit for farmer Adam Chappell. Non-GMO crops make up 90% of Chappell’s acreage, and he often sources low-cost seed from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Soybean Breeding Program. The university’s Soybean Breeding Program has produced 59 varieties since its inception in 1990, and 22 varieties over the past 15 […]

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Fismer Lecithin GmbH, Totalfoods join forces to lead Brazil’s non-GMO lecithin market

Two leading companies are now working together in the Brazilian market. The Brazilian company, Totalfoods and Fismer Lecithin GmbH have decided to combine forces. Totalfoods with Masuo Okada and Ricardo Okada is considered the leading company in the Brazilian oil mill market. Okada has been working in this industry for more than 40 years and has also held […]

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Cherokee Nation is first U.S. tribe to send heirloom seeds to global seed vault

Deep within a mountain on a remote island in Norway, a long-term seed storage facility preserves seed and crop diversity, should a global catastrophe or unexpected supply problem threaten global food availability. The Cherokee Nation has been invited to deposit its heirloom seeds in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault—the first U.S. tribe to be so […]

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The Non-GMO Project asks: What’s YOUR butterfly effect?

The Non-GMO Project launched a 12-month awareness campaign built on a collaborative art project. Working with renowned domino artist Lily Hevesh (see YouTube handle “Hevesh5”), Children of the Setting Sun Productions, Rad Power Bikes, and more than 1 million Facebook followers, #BeTheButterfly celebrates all the small choices humans can make to affect positive change in our […]

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