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ADM and Benson Hill Collaborate on Soy Ingredients

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CHICAGO — ADM and Benson Hill, Inc. to expand innovative soy ingredients to meet the rapidly growing demand for plant-based protein and to serve a variety of plant-based food and beverage markets. entered into a long-term strategic partnership. To meet the needs of confectionery and dairy customers, the companies made the announcement on August 8th.

As part of the partnership, ADM said it will process and commercialize a portfolio of proprietary ingredients derived from Benson Hill Ultra-High Protein (UHP) soy through an exclusive North American licensing partnership. In addition, both companies plan to expand the innovative ingredients made possible by Benson Hill genetics. It features unprocessed protein with significant water and carbon sustainability benefits.

Leticia Goncalves, Global President, said: Foods for ADM based in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Gonçalves pointed out that global trends in food security and sustainability are driving a significant and continued increase in demand for alternative proteins. Meat alternative and dairy sales alone are expected to grow at a 14% annual rate, and by 2030 he is expected to reach $125 billion. Protein Solutions Innovation Center in Decatur, Illinois.

“We are currently collaborating with Benson Hill on a new partnership that will strengthen our ability to offer differentiated, high-value products to extend the value chain and meet consumer demand for delicious, nutritious protein alternatives.” We are taking the next step by adding technology,” Goncalves said.

Based in St. Louis, Benson Hill’s CropOS technology platform combines food science, data science and plant science to enable plant genomics innovation. We combine data analytics and biological knowledge to combine plant genetic information, customer formulation needs and data from farmers to help develop more nutritious, flavorful and sustainable ingredients. Combined with his ADM expertise and capabilities in origination, applications and formulation, as well as current and expanded processing capabilities for the human food market, this collaboration will enable commercial scale production of higher value alternative protein products. Paving the way for seed-to-fork production. .

The two companies will jointly engage with farmer partners seeking opportunities to participate in the seed-to-fork food revolution.

Benson Hill CEO Matt Crisp said: “We are partnering with ADM to help meet the demands of the high-value, high-growth protein ingredient market while delivering innovation and impact broadly across the agrifood value chain, benefiting farmers, food companies and consumers.” We are excited to bring