MIT Tech Review: OSF is “Creating a Better Apple”

Yesterday, MIT Technology Review published an excellent article exploring the journey OSF and our fearless leader Neal Carter went through to achieve Arctic® apples’ approval. Author Antonio Regalado walks readers through the 18 years it took for Neal to bring truly nonbrowning apples from simply an innovative idea to where Arctic® apples are today. The unique experiences and challenges of accomplishing this tall task as a small, grower-led company are refreshingly well covered, so we hope you’ll check out the full article at the link above! And, for more great coverage of biotech crops from MIT Technology Review, check out
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Being innovation-friendly: The risks of risk aversion

Retail Leader published an article earlier this year titled, “Is Your Organization Innovation-Friendly?”, raising a point well worth exploring: while most business leaders claim that innovation is a key part of their strategy, far too few actually practice what they preach. Just about everyone loves the idea of innovation and staying ahead of the curve, but the problem with innovative ideas is that sometimes they fail, and most people are risk-averse by nature. Many prefer to play it safe rather than taking risks on new products or strategies. And, many companies and individuals later rue that mindset. When it comes
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