Yield10 Bioscience Changes the Name of Its Canadian Subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. has announced the name change of its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. from Metabolix Oilseeds, Inc. effective July 12, 2022. This name change creates an alignment of Yield10 Bioscience’s Canadian subsidiary with the branding associated with the Yield10 Bioscience business, which is focused on innovation in oilseed crops to develop crop-based solutions to address global food security, climate change and plastic waste in the environment.

Yield10 Oilseeds was founded in 2010 and is based in Saskatoon, a city in the Saskatchewan province of Canada. This site, consisting of R&D labs and commercial greenhouse space, serves as Yield10 Bioscience’s Oilseeds Center of Excellence. Yield10 Oilseeds in Saskatoon is primarily responsible for the development and field testing of new commercial varieties of Camelina incorporating input traits such as herbicide tolerance, performance traits such as high oil content and new seed product traits such as PHA Bioplastics.

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“By rebranding our Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. we are unifying our business under the Yield10 brand,” said Oliver Peoples, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Yield10 Bioscience. “We are taking this step now as we are placing an emphasis within our business on grower outreach and engagement to begin ramping up Camelina acres for the production of feedstock oil targeting the biofuels market and protein meal for animal feed. As we move forward, the Yield10 Oilseeds brand will signify our commitment to innovation and excellence in oilseed crops as we bring our elite Camelina varieties to market.”