Who We Are
The ability to supply our planet adequate quantities of nutritious and healthy food is fundamental to survival of humanity.
Elo’s team of creative minds is dedicated to improving human health and wellness through food by working across the value chain, integrating technologies and enabling efficient food production systems.
Our team is made of scientists dedicated to translational agriculture.
We thrive in utilization of cutting-edge technologies in multiple crops to solve problems in food and agriculture. Every member of Team Elo is dedicated to the company’s mission and the impact we stand to make on the health and wellness of the planet and its people.
An integrated array of technologies and broad expertise is critical to effectively address the complexity in food and agriculture
We are invested in building an integrated ecosystem of tools and technologies that enable rapid innovation in a diverse array of crops
Elo’s Genome Optimization Platform
Problem Solving through an Integrated Approach
Elo is developing its ZeroMelon® brand of watermelon as a scalable natural, zero-calorie alternative to high fructose corn syrup and chemical sweeteners. ZeroMelon® aims to offer healthful alternatives to the food and beverage industry while fostering sustainable production practices.
Canola is one of the healthier cooking oils available in the market. Elo’s ZeroCanola program aims to make this healthy oil healthier by reducing the total saturated fatty acids to ultra low levels, without compromising the frying characteristics or flavor of the oil.
The existence of banana, the world’s most favorite fruit, is threatened by a pathogenic fungus called Fusarium TR4 that is decimating plantations at pandemic proportions. In partnership with the Dole Food Company, Elo is on its way to developing banana varieties which can resist this pathogen. More on this partnership here.
Plant-based proteins are an underexplored resource available to humanity. Elo Life Systems-Australia is bridging the gaps between the demand and supply by developing climate-smart varieties of chickpeas and other protein crops in collaboration with industry and academic partners. More information on Elo’s collaboration with Queensland University of Technology is available here.
Sclareol is a key specialty input used by the fragrance industry to manufacture a sustainable substitute for a waxy substance secreted by a small percentage of sperm whales called ambergris. Avoca® (a subsidiary of Ashland Corporation), one of the world’s primary manufacturers and suppliers of sclareol extracted from Clary Sage. Elo is partnered with Avoca® to enhance the levels of scalreol accumulation in Clary Sage. Details of the announcement are found here.