How a discovery in an Iowa factory led Cargill to work with Goop
February 3, 2020
Long before kombucha and kimchi were hip, some Iowa factory workers were living and breathing the benefits of fermented foods.
An insurance company in the early 2000s noticed workers inside the Diamond V plant in Cedar Rapids, a maker of animal supplements from fermented ingredients, simply weren't getting sick as often as their spouses or the company's office workers. The insurer and an independent immunologist investigated and confirmed that the factory workers had healthier immune systems.