Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA) Expands GoodWheat™ Patent Portfolio
"This newest patent further strengthens our position as a leader in crop innovation bringing value and nutritional improvements to wheat products, and ultimately to consumers," said
Arcadia's high fiber resistant starch GoodWheat varieties have eight times the total dietary fiber, with 30 percent fewer calories compared to conventional wheat varieties. The FDA recommends a total dietary fiber intake of 28 grams a day based on a 2000 calorie diet, but Americans typically consume a daily average of only 16 grams of fiber.
Arcadia recently launched a premium line of GoodWheat pasta and flour products through a partnership with Three Farm Daughters™. The company is also bringing its GoodWheat high fiber wheat to market in
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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the expected additional benefits of this yield-improving allele. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: Arcadia's and its partners' and affiliates' ability to develop and sell commercial products incorporating their traits, and complete the regulatory review process for such products; Arcadia's compliance with laws and regulations that impact Arcadia's business, and changes to such laws and regulations; and the other risks set forth in Arcadia's filings with the
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