Consumer demand for protein products expected to double by 2025. Can the Minnesota ag community benefit? In response to an ongoing rise in consumer demand for foods with increased protein content, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) released a new study exploring ways Minnesota’s agriculture sector could benefit from this trend. The 47-page report, available for download here, provides a user-friendly overview of innovative, potentially viable sources of plant protein,… Continue Reading AURI Report Explores Opportunities for Minnesota Plant Proteins
It has taken a lot of work, dedicated hours and collaborations to advance AURI’s programs and resources from its creation in 1989 to where it is today, but the investment of time, effort and resources is paying off. AURI is experiencing an explosion of innovative agricultural opportunities, especially in the focus areas of food, coproducts and biobased products. This has made for a steady and significant increase in AURI’s workload… Continue Reading AURI Growing to meet Clients’ Needs
MN Cup Finalists Announced More than 20 teams of Minnesota based entrepreneurs are advancing into the finalist round of the 2016 MN Cup competition. The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute sends sincere congratulation to all three finalists in this year’s Food/Ag/Beverage Division. Bolton Bees—A family-owned, first-generation business, established in 2014, and Beekeeping since 2008. Founded by Travis and Chiara Bolton, the company’s goal is “to be a source of local bees… Continue Reading Mn Cup Announces Finalists
The Minnesota Food Innovators Network Kick-off Event Final Report is now posted under the research section of the AURI website or click the link below to view the Final Report.