September/October


Sugar industry leaders create world’s first, large-scale non-GMO cane sugar supply chain

In response to the introduction of GMO sugarcane, Raízen and ASR Group join forces to provide certified non-GMO cane sugar options to the marketplace When genetically modified soybeans and corn were introduced in the late 1990s, grain suppliers created supply chains to provide non-GMO alternatives of the two crops for customers who preferred non-GMO options. […]

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Shooting for the Moon: Using the power of food to rescue the planet

Moonshot Snacks is “climate-friendly snack brand” with strong commitment to regenerative agriculture Entrepreneurial visionaries can often be spotted early on. When Julia Collins started the WORM (World Organic Recycling Movement) compost club in seventh grade, it was clear she was already thinking big. And despite a detour into biomedical engineering when she was at Harvard, […]

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Initiative aims to encourage plant-based food companies to source directly from U.S. farmers

Plant Based Foods Institute’s Domestic Sourcing Initiative wants to create more markets for U.S. farmers, build more resilient and regenerative supply chains for plant-based foods The one grocery store in tiny (population 788) Latimer, Iowa prominently displays Oatly oatmilk and creamer products. That’s because the store owners, Anne and Landon Plagge, who are also farmers, […]

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Organic leaders praise USDA’s $300 million plan to support growth of U.S. organic

Organic industry leaders welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic Transition, a new $300 million investment to support organic and transitioning farmers, and to address targeted organic market challenges. “We are pleased to see the details of this investment in organic and transitioning organic farmers from the USDA and are excited for the program to […]

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