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Building a better bean – Benson Hill raises $150 million in Series D Funding Round to accelerate food innovation on global scale

Building a better bean – Benson Hill raises $150 million in Series D Funding Round to accelerate food innovation on global scale

November 1, 2020 |

In Missouri, Benson Hill announced the close of a whopping $150 million Series D funding round led by Wheatsheaf Group and GV (formerly Google Ventures). The company’s food innovation engine CropOS taps nature’s genetic diversity to develop and commercialize healthier and more sustainable food and ingredient options that benefit farmers, food companies, and ultimately, consumers. […]

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Benson Hill Announces First Commercially Available Ultra-High Protein Soy Varieties

Benson Hill Announces First Commercially Available Ultra-High Protein Soy Varieties

March 22, 2020 |

In Missouri, Benson Hill, a crop improvement company, announced plans to release Ultra-High Protein soybean varieties in the 2021 crop year. These varieties are the first commercially available soybeans that can effectively replace soy protein concentrate via typical soybean crushing. This innovation enables food companies to eliminate costly energy and water-intensive processing steps across the […]

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Benson Hill Biosystems, CTC validate multiple product candidates in Setaria viridis model crop

Benson Hill Biosystems, CTC validate multiple product candidates in Setaria viridis model crop

March 26, 2017 |

In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems and Brazil’s Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira have validated multiple product candidates in Setaria viridis model plant system and CTC officials said that the milestone increases the probability of success in sugarcane since the photosynthetic systems of the two plants are very similar. The next phase is to validate the genes’ efficacy […]

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We band of brothers: Crisp, CRISPR, Crispin’s Day and the democratization of crop R&D

We band of brothers: Crisp, CRISPR, Crispin’s Day and the democratization of crop R&D

August 2, 2016 |

At the critical juncture of Shakespeare’s Henry V, on St. Crispin’s Day, 1415, when the French forces looked ready to overwhelm the small band of knights that are with the English King at Agincourt, the young King Henry says: This day is call’d the feast of Crispian …And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by, From […]

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