Arcadia Biosciences Receives US Patent for Extended Shelf Life Wheat Trait Designed to Increase Whole Grain Consumption and Minimize Waste
-- Newest technology expands company’s GoodWheat™ portfolio of high-value, functional wheat ingredients --
US Patent No. 10,087,455, entitled “Wheat With Reduced Lipoxygenase Activity,” covers this new technology which extends the storage life of whole wheat flour by minimizing oxidation. This new trait was designed to promote whole wheat consumption by improving the shelf life and taste of whole grain wheat products.
“This patent demonstrates our commitment to developing exciting innovations for consumers and food companies to drive the adoption of whole wheat,” said Raj Ketkar, president and CEO of Arcadia. “Commercial plans are underway, and we look forward to sharing those soon.”
The issuance of this key US patent further expands Arcadia’s global patent portfolio, which includes more than 195 patents and patent applications owned or exclusively controlled by Arcadia.
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