DuPont Pioneer, Arcadia validate high-value specialty oil

Significant step reached in developing new plant-based, cost-effective source of oil with high levels of ARA.

Arcadia Biosciences Inc. and DuPont Pioneer announced the successful field trial validation of safflower plants that produce high levels of arachidonic acid (ARA) oil, a high-value, specialty nutritional oil for global consumer markets. The achievement of this key milestone represents a significant step in the collaboration between Arcadia and DuPont Pioneer to develop a new plant-based and cost-effective source of oil with high levels of ARA.

ARA is an omega-6 fatty acid that, alo

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