August 1, 2018 Press Release

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HealthSense High Fiber Wheat Flour Achieves Non-GMO Project Verified Status

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Quincy, MA (August, 01, 2018) – Bay State Milling Company, a leading provider of innovative plant-based ingredients, has secured Non-GMO Project Verification of its HealthSense High Fiber Wheat Flour™.

HealthSense is a breakthrough food ingredient derived from high amylose wheat that combines the benefits of customary wheat flour taste and functionality, a highly desired macronutrient in the form of resistant starch fiber, and traceability to the farm in one ingredient. HealthSense can be used in any food product to replace traditional hard wheat which provides food manufacturers the opportunity to help close the dietary fiber gap that currently exists in the American diet without a fiber additive.

Bay State Milling Company is the exclusive North American licensee of the high amylose trait in wheat. The licensor, Arista Cereal Technologies, holds extensive global patents on the process used to select for the trait and has partnered with Bay State Milling as its first commercial partner in its worldwide marketing efforts.

Bay State Milling is working closely with a select group of growers in the U.S. to develop the identity preserved HealthSense supply chain.

“Non-GMO Project Verified endorsement of HealthSense High Fiber Wheat Flour delivers on our commitment to bring the marketplace nutritionally enhanced wheat flour,” states Peter Levangie, President and CEO of Bay State Milling Company. “The benefits of HealthSense reinforce our core purpose to provide food ingredients that promote the growth of healthful, affordable food choices for the consumer.”

HealthSense joins an extensive collection of Bay State Milling Non-GMO Project Verified products including conventional and organic flours, ancient grains, and seeds. For the complete list of verified products, visit nongmoproject.org. The Non-GMO Project Verified, seal assures best practices for GMO avoidance are used and is currently carried by 43,000 products.

About Bay State Milling Company

Bay State Milling Company has proudly provided exceptional flour and plant-based ingredients since 1899. Its core purpose is to provide food ingredients to promote the growth of sustainable, healthful and affordable food choices for the consumer. In pursuit of this purpose, the Company has a strategic intent to lead the development of next-generation grain based foods in North America by connecting food with agriculture to provide the leading array of plant-based ingredients. For more information on the Company, visit www.baystatemilling.com or call 1-800-553-5687.

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