Specialty Seeds and Oils Innovation Center

The Cargill Specialty Seeds and Oils Innovation Center, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States, is a center for research and development of next-generation Clear Valley™ canola oils. Scientists at the center focus on the discovery, development and delivery of high-stability oils with reduced saturates and zero trans fats per serving. 

Cargill. Specialty Canola Oils Innovation Center.
Evaluating plant growth at the Specialty Seeds and Oils Innovation Center.
Ingredients the food industry needs

We use environmentally controlled plant growing facilities and apply cutting-edge genetics, molecular biology and genomic and bioinformatic techniques to develop oils that meet our customers’ needs. 

Cargill. Specialty Canola Oils Innovation Center. Canola plants in greenhouse.
The center's greenhouse, where high-performance canola hybrids are grown.

Our plant technology base is aligned with our food applications team to ensure that we deliver superior stand-alone and formulated ingredients for food customers. 

In addition — in collaboration with the Canadian Breeding Center in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan, Canada — the center develops high-performance Victory™ canola hybrids for seed-growing customers in North America.

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