General Mills is the latest company to become a tenant at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. The Research Campus is a public-private partnership between David Murdock and the University of North Carolina System. The Research Campus sits on 350-acres just north of Charlotte, NC. Other tenants on the Campus include: Dole Food Inc, Monsanto, NC State University, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC A&T State University, RCCC, LabCorp, ASU, UNC Greensboro, NC Central University, Mallard Creek Polymers and Sensory Spectrum.
Kannapolis, N.C. (PRWEB) -- Officials from the North Carolina Research Campus formally announced today that General Mills will be the latest industry partner to establish a presence at the Kannapolis Center. The Research Campus officially opened for business in the fall of 2008 with the intent on being a new hub for agricultural, human health, and nutrition research.
“Having strong technical talent from companies like General Mills at the Campus is important to achieving our mission of producing new knowledge that will help people lead a healthier existence. Their dedication to health, wellness, and nutrition research is uniquely aligned with goal at the Research Campus,” says David Murdock, Chairman, Dole Food Inc., Castle & Cooke Inc., and founder of the North Carolina Research Campus.
“We see this partnership as a unique opportunity to collaboratively uncover solutions that could improve the nutrition of food, including whole grains and vegetables,” said Lane Johnson, director of agricultural research for General Mills. “We are excited to pair our more than 70 years of agricultural research experience with the cutting edge technology and expertise offered by the North Carolina Research Campus.”
General Mills has been leading the food industry with a whole host of positive changes.
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