Working together to improve our food system

Our partners

Creating new opportunities in food

We’re working with industry leaders across the agriculture supply chain — from CPG to ingredients —to create a more adaptable food system.

We focus on improving sustainability, enhancing nutrition, and improving the flavor and texture of food.

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  • Improve plant architecture to extend shelf life and reduce waste
  • Expand optimal growing conditions to enable climate resilience
  • Strengthen disease resistance to reduce chemical use
Heirloom tomatoes


  • Increase phytonutrients to create functional foods
  • Increase fiber content to improve heart health benefits
  • Increase protein content to improve nutrition


  • Reduce browning to increase shelf life
  • Improve colors to align with consumer preference
  • Neutralize coloring to reduce processing and additives


  • Reduce unpleasant flavors to improve taste of alternative protein sources
  • Increase natural sweetness to reduce added sugars
  • Expand flavor options to make nutritious food more pleasing

The ability to adjust the expression of genes with a non-transgenic platform in months is a breakthrough that can help us to develop new products in a safe and sustainable way.”

André Beló New Breeding Techniques Manager, GDM

We’re looking for partners in


More phytonutrients, cleaner labels, improved sustainability

Row Crops

Greater stress tolerance and disease resistance, increased protein content


Longer shelf-life, better texture and flavor, improved pest resistance


Enhanced nutrition, better flavor, more adaptable