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Photo Release -- Nasdaq Welcomes Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKDA) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, May 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:RKDA) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on May 15, 2015.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/543a8426-583f-4be8-9551-d6d79c20099b

Arcadia Biosciences develops agricultural products that create added value for farmers. Arcadia’s agronomic performance traits, including Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Water Use Efficiency, Salt Tolerance, Heat Tolerance and Herbicide Tolerance, are all aimed at making agricultural production more economically efficient and environmentally sound. Arcadia’s nutrition traits and products are aimed at creating healthier ingredients and whole foods with lower production costs.

“Arcadia has been dedicated to developing agricultural traits that offer farmers new choices to feed our growing global population, while both improving on-farm economics and decreasing environmental stresses associated with farming,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. “We are proud to welcome Arcadia to our family of listed companies and we look forward to their success as a listed company.”

By listing with Nasdaq, Arcadia Biosciences joins some of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice to 60 percent of consumer companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date in 2015.

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