Ag Innovation Update

November 2009

Green Light for Red Corn

Posted on November 25, 2009, in Ag Innovation Update

A Minnesota company producing red-dye from purple corn grown in southwest Minnesota is carving out a place in the colorant market. Suntava is finding commercial success with food and beverage companies looking to replace petroleum-derived red dye #40 with a natural colorant. “With any start up, you have some bumps in the road,” Bill Petrich, […]

A Matter of Taste

Posted on November 25, 2009, in Ag Innovation Update

Now that we are in the midst of the holiday season, many of us will experience taste bud overload as we enjoy family gatherings and celebrations. While tasty food is certainly something to enjoy, there are times when taste is put to use for more than just our own satisfaction. AURI’s meat laboratory in Marshall […]