|Monsanto: Why the next generation of low linolenic soybeans oils will be a success
:Cooking oil fron Monsanto's Vistive Gold ultra-low linolenic acid soybeans promises extended fry life and stability at high temperatures - along with a sharp reduction in saturated fat (60% less than regular soybean oil). But why do bosses believe it will succeed when its previous attempt at low linolenic oils did not set the market on fire?
Monsanto's Vistive Gold Soybeans Trait Receive USDA Deregulation
:ST. LOUIS, (December 16, 2011)—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today it has deregulated the biotech trait, MON 87705, in Monsanto’s Vistive® Gold soybeans. The improved soybeans produce soybean oil with increased levels of monounsaturated fat while significantly lowering saturated fat.
:Stearic acid and stearidonic acid receive attention in quest for healthy, more functional fats and oils
:High-oleic oils promise stability gains and improved nutrition for baked foods and snacks. Blends get better, too.
Commentary: How GM Overcame Soy's Fatal Flaw
:Within a year or so, food will become available that has been cooked using a new types of soy oil Vistive Gold, produced by Monsanto, and Plenish, produced by DuPont subsidiary Pioneer.
Monsanto Partners with Fitfrying.com®
Monsanto is pleased to announce it is a Premier Partner with fitfrying.com. Fitfrying.com is a collaborative effort of nonprofit and for-profit companies with a mission to guide industry-wide healthier frying efforts. The website is a first-stop resource that provides the foodservice industry with healthier frying trends and techniques, resources, training materials and news. Other premiere partners include Bunge Oils, Frymaster and Lamb Weston. Supporting partners are The Idaho Potato Commission and QUALISOY.
For more information, visit http://www.fitfrying.com.
Improving Soybean Oil
DuPont business and Monsanto have been developing new soybean varieties to provide oils with improved stability, nutritional value, and functionality.