Event Name: EF2-114

Event Code : FDP-ØØ114-5
Trade Name:

Crop: Ananas comosus - Pineapple

Developer: Del Monte Fresh Produce Company

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Delayed ripening/senescence , Modified fruit color

Commercial Trait: (StackedModified Product Quality (PQ)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
Psy Tangerine (Citrus reticulata) phytoene increases lycopene and/or beta-carotene levels
b-Lyc Ananas comosus gamma-carotene increases lycopene accumulation using RNAi technology
e-Lyc Ananas comosus delta-carotene increases lycopene accumulation using RNAi technology
acc Ananas comosus 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase involved in catalyzing the penultimate step in ethylene biosynthesis


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
United States      

Last updated: October 13, 2021


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