Recent developments in genetically modified (GM) foods and ingredients hold potential to solve problems such as food insecurity and malnutrition.

Neha Srivastava, Senior Patent Analyst – Food & Drink and Beauty & Personal Care

Table of Contents


    • Graph 1: factors that prompt choosing a food/drink product with genetically modified ingredients over one without, 2022

    • Graph 2: % of food and drink launches with a GMO-free claim, 2018-22

    • Graph 3: patents related to genetically modified plants and crops, published each year, 2013-23
    • Graph 4: top 10 organisations with granted patent families for genetically modified plants and crops, 2023
    • Consider GM crops for better nutrition
    • Consider GMOs as the future of sustainable food
    • Use GM to produce functional ingredients
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