Calyxt Aims to Create Healthier Food Ingredients
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
An ambitious Roseville company incubated at the University of Minnesota is harnessing advanced technology to bring healthier food ingredients to market.
Calyxt just completed its new Roseville headquarters and is on a fast growth trajectory. Its first commercialized product, a high-oleic soybean, should be available in early 2019.
The new FDA ban on the use of trans fats provided the impetus for Calyxt to work quickly to get the soybean to market. The high-oleic soybean has been used to produce oil with zero grams of trans fats and 20 percent less saturated fatty acids than typical soybean oils, which are partially...