Non-GMO News


EU consumers want more non-GMO foods, not more genetic engineering

Europe should focus on building the fast-growing non-GMO food market and not allow deregulation of products produced by risky new genetic engineering technologies like gene editing. This was the message of a recent statement published by Alexander Hissting, managing director of the German Association Food without Genetic Engineering (VLOG). “The European Court of Justice (ECJ) […]

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Scoular Company’s Idaho plant will manufacture non-GMO barley protein concentrate

The Scoular Company, global provider for feed and food ingredients, announced the site for providing its sustainable, plant-based protein alternative. A 15,000-square-foot facility in Jerome, Idaho will process 1.9 million bushels of barley yearly for its barley protein concentrate (BPC), for use in aquaculture feed and pet food. BPC provides a non-GMO, clean-label solution for […]

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Merit Functional Foods teams with Bunge to bring non-GMO canola and pea protein to market

Merit Functional Foods recently announced a new partnership with Bunge Limited that will bolster its mission to provide plant-based protein ingredients. Bunge Limited, a leading international agribusiness and food company, has made a $30 million capital investment in Merit to expedite construction of Merit’s state-of-the-art plant-based protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will […]

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Non-GMO label gaining clout as marketers emphasize “clean” and “natural” ingredients

Non-GMO claims on food products have grown steadily since 2015 and are now growing at a faster rate than organic claims. In fact, 58% of food and beverage launches with organic claims also make a non-GMO claim (organic already implies no GMOs presence), noted nutrition analyst Mintel. The 2020 Food & Health Survey from the […]

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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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