Boston, Massachusetts, May 22, 2018 – Indigo Ag, Inc., a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, has been named to the sixth annual CNBC Disruptor 50 List, a ranked list of the most ambitious and innovative companies representing breakthrough ideas from all over the world. Indigo’s #18 ranking caps a remarkable period of company growth, with the early half of 2018 bringing multiple notable milestones—including continuous improvement in Indigo CottonTM yield gains, the development of an on-farm storage program, organic certification, and expansion across hundreds of thousands of acres of corn, soy, rice and cotton.
“Our inclusion on this list demonstrates Indigo’s significant contribution to transforming agriculture.” said David Perry, Indigo’s President and CEO. “As we expand our offerings across the agricultural value chain, we will continue to connect farmers directly to the buyers of their crops, improving grower profitability, environmental sustainability and consumer health.”
CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List includes today’s most forward-thinking and ambitious companies that are transforming the economy and changing their industries. On this list, Indigo joins other global game-changers, including SpaceX, Uber, and Airbnb. Disruptor 50 nominees are put through a comprehensive and rigorous process of researching and scoring across a wide range of quantitative and qualitative criteria. The entire list can be seen at CNBC.com/Disruptors, and coverage of Indigo as part of this recognition will be featured across CNBC’s platforms.
Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its farmers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com