Press Release: Jennifer Armen joins OSF's senior management

Summerland, B.C., Canada – Jennifer Armen, a 30-year veteran of the produce industry, has been named Director, Business Development and Marketing for Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) and is now an official employee of OSF’s parent company, Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON). Armen had been working as a consultant since July 2009 through her own company, The Armen Group, and while OSF had been among her chief clients, she will now become a full-time member of OSF’s senior management team. Before forming The Armen Group, she held a number of prominent positions throughout the produce industry, including roles with Nunhems, Syngenta, Pace
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OSF wins Technology & Innovation award!

In a perfect cap-off to the most exciting month in Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ history, we are proud to share that on Saturday, OSF was named the co-winner of a Business & Community Excellence award in the “Technology and Innovation” category by the Summerland Chamber of Commerce! OSF Research Manager Dr. John Armstrong accepted the award alongside a representative from co-winner Mazza Innovation at Summerland’s 77th Annual Business & Community Awards Gala. The honor was yet another exciting February announcement for us, following big news about the U.S. approval of nonbrowning Arctic® apples on Feb. 13th and news of Intrexon’s planned acquisition of
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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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