News + Updates

SweeGen’s BESTEVIA® Reb D stevia sweetener – Non-GMO Project Verified

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, California, March 21, 2018 - SweeGen, a nature-based sweetener company announced today that its BESTEVIA® Reb D stevia leaf sweetener has successfully achieved the Non-GMO Project Verified status. SweeGen’s unique production process starts with the stevia leaf and uses a proprietary technology to achieve high purity levels of Reb D. Sensory mapping, obtained through a trained sensory panel, shows that Reb D has a sugar-like taste and a sweetness onset and sweet ling... Read more

Metagenics Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Select Products

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2018—Metagenics, Inc., a health sciences company, announced today that a selection of its products have earned verification from the Non-GMO Project, the leading third-party verification organization for non-GMO foods and products. All Metagenics formulas with a non-GMO indication on the label have always been tested to ensure they are free of genetically modified organisms. In order to achieve verification, The Non-GMO Project, a nonprofit organization... Read more

The New Primal Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Marinades and Cooking Sauces

Charleston, SC (March 20, 2018) – Fueled by a commitment to offer high-integrity foods to the masses, The New Primal is excited to announce Non-GMO Project Verification for the entire line of The New Primal Marinades and Cooking Sauces. Acclaimed for producing the cleanest, most channel-transcendent meat snacks in the salty snack category, The New Primal has revolutionized the marinade aisle in response to the lack of disruption and variety previously available. All three of The New P... Read more

Why Get Verified?

As the pioneer and established market leader for GMO avoidance, the Non-GMO Project has set the industry standard for non-GMO verification since the Butterfly first appeared on store shelves in 2010. The Non-GMO Project Verified seal gives shoppers the assurance that a product has completed a comprehensive, third-party verification for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard. Whether you want to demonstrate your brand’s commitment to transparency, provide consumers a choice in ... Read more

Ingredient Manufacturer Announces Non-GMO Project Verified Caffeine Ingredient

Applied Food Sciences, Inc. (AFS) takes the next step in demonstrating complete transparency by getting four of its core ingredients Non-GMO Project Verified. The company’s PurCaf® organic caffeine headlines a list of innovative and sustainably sourced offerings by AFS. PurCaf® Organic Caffeine – a 95% caffeine extract from organic green coffee beans PurTea™ Organic Caffeine – a 90% caffeine extract from organic green tea leaves JAVA.g™ – a polyphenolic blend of caffeine... Read more

RawFusion Protein Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

RawFusion announces Non-GMO Project Verification for all flavors of their renowned plant-based RawFusion protein. RawFusion is dedicated to producing only the best plant-based protein products, and that means taking every step possible to ensure premium quality throughout the production process. All products are vegan-approved, third-party gluten-free audited, NSF-GMP-certified, and packaged with 100% post-consumer recycled plastics, and RawFusion protein is now Non-GMO Project Verified. "... Read more

The Non-GMO Project is Headed to Natural Products Expo West

Natural Products Expo West: March 8-11 in Anaheim, CA If you're attending Natural Products Expo West this March, come say hello to the Non-GMO Project team! Stop by booth # 2557 to catch up on the latest news, learn about getting involved with the Non-GMO Project, and meet our team. You may also enjoy the following events at Expo: GMO Labeling: Regulations & Market Opportunities Saturday, March 10: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Room: Marriott—Orange County 1 This panel will cover th... Read more

Algalif Achieves Non-GMO Project Verification for Astalíf Astaxanthin Ingredient

Algalif®, Icelandic producer of pure, high-grade, natural astaxanthin from microalgae, today announced it has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for its Astalíf™ 5% and 10% oleoresin ingredients. “We are pleased to achieve this certification and believe it helps reinforce our commitment to quality and to our customers that want to avoid GMOs in their products,” said Orri Björnsson, CEO of Algalif Iceland. “Much credit goes to our Quality team for its ongoing diligence in suppor... Read more

An Interview with Amarjit Sahota, President and Founder, Ecovia Intelligence

The Non-GMO Project is a proud supporting organization of the Sustainable Foods Summit. The following is an interview we conducted with Amarjit Sahota, President and Founder, Ecovia Intelligence. To learn more about the Sustainable Foods Summit and Ecovia Intelligence, please visit their website. The views, opinions, and positions expressed herein are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or official positions of the Non-GMO Project. N... Read more

Update on the Arctic® Apple

What is the Arctic® apple? The Arctic® apple is an apple that has been genetically modified to not immediately turn brown when cut or bruised. This modification utilizes a genetic engineering technology known as RNA interference (RNAi), which interferes with the fruit’s natural production of an enzyme that causes browning (i.e., polyphenol oxidase [PPO]), thereby reducing the amount of the enzyme present in the apple. What types of Arctic® apples are available? The first Arctic... Read more