Belinda Yao joins Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA) as Vice President of Operations
"As we build our pipeline of consumer products made with GoodWheat™, GoodHemp™ and SONOVA® GLA safflower oil, we're expanding our manufacturing and supply chain capabilities to maximize growth," said
Yao brings more than 20 years of management and leadership experience in the supply chain planning and operations area. Prior to joining Arcadia, she was the vice president of operations at Zola, a healthy plant-based beverages company, where she led their manufacturing and supply chain functions. Before Zola, Yao served more than eight years with
"With a number of premium health and nutrition products being launched and added to the commercial pipeline, Arcadia is at an exciting point in the evolution of its direct-to-consumer business," said Yao. "I look forward to building a robust and efficient organizational capability to support the expected rapid scale up of these exciting new products."
quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients. The company's GoodWheat™ branded ingredients deliver health benefits to consumers and enable consumer packaged goods companies to differentiate their brands in the marketplace. The company's GoodHemp™ seed catalog delivers genetically superior hemp seeds, transplants and extracts, bringing the benefits of modern agriculture to an emerging crop. For more information, visit www.arcadiabio.com.
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the commercial scale up of consumer products in Arcadia's pipeline. 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 commercial products incorporating their traits, and complete the regulatory review process for such products; the customer demand and commercial success of such products; Arcadia's compliance with laws and regulations that impact Arcadia's business, and changes to such laws and regulations; Arcadia's future capital requirements and ability to satisfy its capital needs; Arcadia's ability to develop, enforce and defend its intellectual property rights; and the other risks set forth in Arcadia's filings with the
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