Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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High-fiber wheat plants grow in a Calyxt greenhouse in New Brighton

Gene-Editing Startups Ignite The Next ‘Frankenfood’ Fight

By Rod Nickel (Reuters) In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world's biggest...
A smoothie made with "Limitless Good" 100 percent Baobab fruit powder is seen at the home of "Limitless Good" owner Dan Nessel in Northampton

‘Superfood’ Craze Makes Big Business of Africa’s Baobab

By Edward McAllister Mangoule, SENEGAL, (Reuters) Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit...
A woman drinks a sample of red wine at the New York Wine Expo

Rooftop Vineyard Brings Local Wine to New Yorkers

By Diana Kruzman NEW YORK (Reuters) When Devin Shomaker thinks about growing grapes, he doesn’t imagine the rolling hills of California’s Napa Valley or the greenery...
The prototype of an autonomous weeding machine by Swiss start-up ecoRobotix is pictured during tests on a sugar beet field near Bavois

Robots Fight Weeds in Challenge to Agrochemical Giants

By Ludwig Burger and Tom Polansek YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland/CHICAGO (Reuters) In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table...
A box of Cheerios cereal, fortified with soy and pea protein, is seen in this photo illustration in Wilmette

Big Ag Turns to Peas to Meet Soaring Global Protein Demand

By Rod Nickel and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters) Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea In a joint venture at a...
Black soldier fly larvae are inspected at the Enterra Feed Corporation in Langley,

Insect Farms Gear Up to Feed Soaring Global Protein Demand

By Karl Plume LANGLEY, British Columbia (Reuters) Layers of squirming black soldier fly larvae fill large aluminum bins stacked 10-high in a warehouse outside of Vancouver....