Food-Safety Practices and Rule Coverage Vary Among Post-Harvest Handlers of Fresh Produce, ERS Survey Finds

September 8, 2022 USDA ERS

In produce, the supply chain is made up of a diverse variety of operations, some of which were more prepared for the new food safety rules than others.

Novozymes and Agrofresh to Explore Development of Biological Solutions to Combat Post-Harvest Waste

June 22, 2022 AgroFresh Solutions

Novozymes, the leading biotech powerhouse, and AgroFresh, a global leader in post-harvest freshness solutions, are forming a research and commercialization partnership towards developing biological solutions that can improve post-harvest food quality and minimize waste by fighting fungal pathogens. Resulting products, which will be developed for post-harvest applications, will benefit growers, retailers, and consumers, as well as the environment.  

Novozymes and AgroFresh to Explore Development of Biological Solutions to Combat Post-Harvest Waste

June 17, 2022 Novozymes

Novozymes, the leading biotech powerhouse, and AgroFresh, a global leader in post-harvest freshness solutions, are forming a research and commercialization partnership towards developing biological solutions that can improve post-harvest food quality and minimize waste by fighting fungal pathogens. Resulting products, which will be developed for post-harvest applications, will benefit growers, retailers, and consumers, as well as the environment.  

The Post-Harvest Treatment Market is Projected to Grow to USD 2.3B by 2027

January 3, 2022 Perishable News

As chemical-based treatment is majorly applied to the produce that needs to be exported, the requirement for post-harvest treatment solutions remains high for fruits that need to be exported across regions due to increasing demand for tropical fruits, such as mangoes, banana, papaya, pineapple, and stone fruits.

RipeLocker Raises $5M to Continue Extending the Post-Harvest Life of Perishables

April 22, 2021 RipeLocker

The investment round is all from previous investors in the company, many of whom are renowned in the agriculture industry, including academics, agriculture executives and growers/packers/shippers.