Hazel Technologies Honored as One of Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative Companies’

Hazel Technologies Inc., a Chicago-based technology company delivering solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, was recently named to Fast Company magazine’s prestigious “Most Innovative Companies” list. Recognized in the Agriculture category for its success reducing food waste for many of the world’s biggest produce companies, Hazel Technologies and the other honorees will be recognized at a special Fast Company Most Innovative Companies gala taking place at the Pavilion at North Javits in New York City. 

Hazel Technologies Announces Malkeet Padda as Vice President of Postharvest Operations

February 5, 2024 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies Inc., a leading agriculture technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, today announced Malkeet Padda as the company’s Vice President of Postharvest Operations. A new position within the company, Padda will be tasked with leading Hazel’s global postharvest initiatives, developing data that demonstrates Hazel’s product performance, differentiation, and value propositions.

Hazel Partners with Ricker Hill Orchards to Reduce Postharvest Complexity and Improve Operational Efficiency

August 7, 2023 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies Inc., an innovation leader in agricultural shelf-life extension technologies, is delighted to announce its continued partnership with RickerHill Orchards, an eighth-generation, family-owned apple farm based in Turner, Maine. The partnership aims to boost Ricker Hill’s postharvest efficiency by streamlining operations through the implementation of Hazel 100 bin packets across the entire operation. 

Hazel Technologies, Inc. Announces Parker Booth as New Chief Executive Officer

March 28, 2023 Hazel Technologies

Matthew Walker, Chairman of the Board for Hazel Technologies, Inc., today announced Parker Booth as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Booth was elevated from his previous position as Hazel’s Chief Operating Officer, where he had served since 2019. Walker also announced Jeff Leshuk as Hazel’s new Chief Revenue Officer, reporting to Booth. Together, Booth and Leshuk possess a deep level of experience growing and scaling businesses across the fresh produce, postharvest packaging, and AgTech industries. Hazel’s previous CEO and co-founder, Aidan Mouat, remains in an advisory capacity.

Kliewer Farms LLC and Hazel Collaborate on Successful Hazel 100 Kiwifruit Trials

November 16, 2022 Hazel Technologies

Kliewer Farms LLC announces a successful postharvest trial with Chicago-based shelf-life extension tech developer, Hazel Technologies, using the Hazel 100 sachet on the company’s exclusive kiwifruit variety, Mega Kiwi. As a notable California grower of kiwifruit with 300+ acres of production, Kliewer supplies fruit both domestically and internationally, specializing in Mega, Hayward, and Gold kiwi varieties alongside an array of stone fruit, table grapes, and citrus.