Press Release: Intrexon to Acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits

GERMANTOWN, MD and SUMMERLAND, B.C., February 27, 2015 – Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits® (OSF), the pioneering agricultural company behind the Arctic® apple, the world’s first non-browning apple. Through the acquisition, Intrexon expands its food programs to include trees yielding fruit that is more appetizing and convenient for consumers while providing economic benefit throughout the tree fruit supply chain. “We are committed to bringing better versions of consumers’ favourite fruits to their grocery stores and kitchens, while addressing additional novel traits in tree fruits
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