The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations predicts that by 2050 the world’s population will exceed 9 billion, global demand for animal protein will more than double, food production will need to increase by 70%, and global consumption of dairy and beef products will increase by 158% above present levels of $352 billion.  Intrexon is focused on enabling efficient, high-quality food production that sustainably supports the necessities of our growing population. 
Our Better DNA® approach aims to facilitate development of agricultural, livestock and aquaculture resources that deliver innovative approaches and superior production yields in an environmentally responsible manner.