Above’s agricultural technology platform raises the industry bar for transparency and traceability standards in regenerative agriculture

REGINA, Saskatchewan – The Newswire – August 24, 2022 Above Food Corp. (Above Food) is pleased to announce the expansion of its regenerative agriculture platform developed for commercialization and validation emerging technologies in seed, soil, food safety and advanced genetics through the acquisition of Discovery Seed Labs Ltd. (Discovery Seed). Discovery EARTH Sciences Inc. (Discovery) now has increased testing, certification and auditing capacity for all regenerative agriculture practices used in the food value chain.

Above Food’s acquisition of Discovery Seed facilitates improved technology and human resource capacity in the use of proprietary soil and seed genomics that are used to produce healthy and wholesome nutritious foods while supporting a healthier and more sustainable EARTH.

Discovery combines the pedigree, human resources and technology of Discovery Seed Labs Ltd., founded in 1994, with the regenerative production protocols developed by the founders of Above Food, to create, validate and facilitate the most advanced regenerative agriculture platform in North America.

Discovery will provide manufacturers and ingredient companies with unparalleled testing, authentication and evaluation services for Above’s three regenerative supply chain platforms: Regenerative Organic, Gluten Free and Natural Regenerative. All of this in turn gives Above Food even more care about the quality, nutritional value and functionality of the ingredients they grow, sell and use in their own plant-based products.

“The expansion and acceleration of Discovery’s regenerative agriculture platform provides Above Food an opportunity to provide IPElite to Above FoodTM Agricultural producers on tools and technologies to apply regenerative agricultural practices through proprietary soil and seed testing technologies and focus genomics. This leaves ours users and sellers with a trusted and certified print on comfort in the knowledge that their products are produced through regenerative and environmentally sustainable methods process, everyone step on on way from seed to dinner plate” said Lionel Kambeitz, Executive Chairman, CEO & co-founder, Above Food corp. “This addition provides a platform bringing together all the necessary disciplines to create a stronger, more secure, vertically integrated supply chain.”

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CONCERNING ABOVE FOOD CORP.

Above Food is a plant-based food company that knows nothing is above nature. That is why we first turn to nature to guide and inspire us seedtrip to fork. We go above and beyond plant-based food industry norms in every aspect of our business. This spirit makes us pursue only real innovation, real nutrition, real transparency, real traceability and real efficiency.

Founded in Canada by food production ecosystem veterans and visionary co-founders, Lionel Cambeitz, Donato Sferra, Tyler West and Martin Williams, Above Food’s vision is to create a healthier world – one seed, one field and one bite at a time.

With a complete plant protein chain of custody enabled by scaled operations and infrastructure in primary agriculture, processing and specialty ingredients, Above Food delivers food to businesses and consumers with unmatched traceability, quantifiable sustainability and superior nutrient density. Above Food’s brand portfolio includes Culchard, I’m eating!, Farmer Direct Organic, Loma Linda, Clean, A new ocean, Norquin, Modern menu and I REMEMBER. They are available online at shop.abovefood.com and in grocers in North America.

For more information about Above Food, please visit www.abovefood.com or follow Above Food on Instagram (@over_food), Facebook (Over the food) and LinkedIn (Over the food).

CONCERNING DISCOVERY EARTH SCIENCES INC.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Above Food, headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Discovery EARTH Sciences owns proprietary technologies that support regenerative agriculture, genetics, advanced soil and seed genomics, CO2 capture and related auditing and certification. To learn more about Discovery EARTH Sciences, please visit http://www.discoveryearth.ca.

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