Non-GMO News


Plant-based food trend favors more non-GMO soybean production in Canada

Non-GMO soybeans offer Canadian farmers the opportunity for price premiums and higher demand from the growing non-GMO market. But there are also challenges such as weed control and the need to segregate non-GMO soybeans from GMO varieties to preserve non-GMO purity. Canada’s non-GMO soybean production has decreased over the years, going from 81% of Canada’s […]

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Non-GMO soybean meal prices surge

India’s non-GMO soybean meal exports triple Prices for non-GMO soybean increased significantly in the second half of 2020. In July 2020, non-GMO soybean meal with 48% crude protein was selling for $552 per ton. Six months later the price had increased to $729 per ton. The rise was sparked by sharp price increases in Chicago […]

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Farmer: Non-GMO is not a niche market

Farmers discuss the rewards and challenges of growing non-GMO soybeans and corn By Ken Roseboro The non-GMO market is not a niche; it’s a billion-dollar market. That was one of the main takeaways from a farmer’s panel session at the Organic & Non-GMO Forum last November. The panel included three non-GMO farmers: John Heinecke of […]

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ChickP launches non-GMO chickpea starch

Israeli food tech start-up ChickP Protein, Ltd. is offering a non-GMO, native chickpea starch for food and beverage applications. ChickP introduced chickpea isolates last year designed for plant-based dairy products. The native starch has a 98% starch content and smaller granule size than pea and protein starches, providing better gelling and thickening properties. The chickpea […]

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LifeLine Foods completes $12 million expansion of non-GMO masa mill

Masa, the corn flour ingredient in tortillas, chips, tamales, and other Mexican foods, is on LifeLine Foods’ product menu in a big way. The company recently completed a $12 million expansion of its masa mill, a 780,000-square-foot building employing 150 workers in St. Joseph, Missouri, heart of the U.S. Corn Belt. “The capital investments we […]

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