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Heartland Crush Opens Iowa Non-GMO Soybean Processing Facility

Supplying a Non-GMO Project Verified, Hexane Free Pressed Soybean Meal and Oil for the Feed and Food Industries. Heartland Crush LLC, a locally producer-owned and operated soybean crushing facility began crushing non-GMO soybeans August 1, 2017. Heartland has the capacity to crush 1.5 million bushels of non-GMO soybeans annually using a Hexane Free Extrusion process. Heartland’s HC X-Pressed™ soybean meal and crude oil are energy dense, highly digestible ingredients for high-performance r... Read more

Ibotta Partners with Non-GMO Project to Celebrate Non-GMO Month

Ibotta, the third most-used shopping app in the U.S. and the largest shopping app in consumer packaged goods, today announced a new partnership with the Non-GMO Project, home to North America's leading verification program for products made according to their rigorous Standard for GMO avoidance. During October, also known as Non-GMO Month, the two organizations will work together to secure donations in support of the nonprofit's mission to raise awareness of Non-GMO Project Verified produ... Read more

Nisso earns Non-GMO Project Verification for CELNY™ and Nisso HPC – Hydroxypropyl Cellulose

Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. (Nisso) has announced that its hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) ingredients – CELNY™ and Nisso HPC – are officially Non-GMO Project Verified. “We are very pleased to be involved with Non-GMO Project, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply” said Wade Tanev, Technical Sales Director, Nisso America. “The Non-GMO Project Verified seal is the industry’s most trusted label, and we are excited to share the le... Read more

Ingredion Incorporated Announces 17 Additions to Non-GMO Project Verification

Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced 17 additions to its broad list of approved Non-GMO Project Verified ingredient solutions. The 17 additions bring Ingredion’s total number of Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients to 133. The Non-GMO Project (www.nongmoproject.org) offers independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO (genetically modified organisms) avoidance. Ingredion... Read more

Welcome, Kayla!

The Non-GMO Project is excited to welcome Kayla Raley to the team as Operations & HR Coordinator! After graduating from Western Washington University, Kayla worked as the Non-GMO Project's first PR Assistant. Her belief in the need for transparency within the food industry brings her back to the organization after nearly two years away. Before rejoining the project, Kayla worked for an NGO in Guatemala and as a marketing coordinator and community manager for a Seattle-based tech sta... Read more

Bioriginal’s AlfaPro® Protein Powder Earns Verification by Non-GMO Project

Bioriginal’s AlfaPro® alfalfa protein powder is now Non-GMO Project Verified. Made from 100% young alfalfa plants, AlfaPro® is part of Bioriginal’s line of plant-based proteins useful for maintaining overall health and energy levels. “Achieving this verification is a great outcome for both our company and our customers,” says Bioriginal President, Joe Vidal. “It reaffirms our commitment to traceability and meets the growing consumer demand for non-GMO products.” Consumer interest... Read more

INNOBIO Announces 10 Non-GMO Project Verified Products

INNOBIO, a leading manufacturer of naturally derived functional nutritional ingredients, has announced all CLA, ALA, and GLA products are Non-GMO Project Verified. INNOBIO’s scientific and technical expertise enable them to develop a wide range of product options for the international nutrition, food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical markets. The Non-GMO Project is a well-known mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply. INNOBIO ’s motto... Read more

Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. Launches Non-GMO Project Verified Butter Products

Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. is excited to launch Non-GMO Project Verified butter products for the dairy market. The company transitioned its flagship Grassland butter brand to rBST-free, and introduced a retail European-style butter and clarified butter. “Butter is a very simple and natural product. Over the years, we witnessed a shift in consumers who want more accredited transparency in their food, we believe offering a Non-GMO Project Verified butter option would offer consumers more ch... Read more

Triscuit Announces Non-GMO Project Verification Across Entire Portfolio

Available In Stores by September 2017 Known for its delicious crackers that start with three simple and authentic ingredients (wheat, oil, and salt), the Triscuit brand is pleased to announce that it is transitioning its entire portfolio of products to be Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project is the country’s leading independent verifier of non-GMO foods and the only third-party non-GMO verification system in the U.S. “The Triscuit brand has evolved throughout its 100-plus-year... Read more