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.

Hazel Tech Announces Stacey Lessel as Account Executive

March 23, 2021 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-supported technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, announces industry veteran Stacey Lessel has joined the company as an AgTech Account Executive.

RipeLocker Containers Hold Freshly Harvested Roses in Beautiful Condition for Four Weeks

March 17, 2021 RipeLocker

In recent trials with Queen’s Flowers, the premier breeder, grower, importer and bouquet manufacturer in the floral industry, RipeLocker demonstrated how its containers could support the company in supplying to global markets.

Instruments for Pre-Harvest and Post-Harvest Gas Analysis

November 11, 2020 Fresh Produce Instruments

Gas analysis of closed environments is vital in the production of vegetables and fruits during many stages of the supply chain to increase shelf-life and prevent spoilage. There are several small portable instruments from Fresh Produce Instruments that have miniaturized, complex technology to provide accurate data collection and analysis to monitor and control gas levels.

Hazel Technologies Announces Successful Commercial Results With Tropical Fruit Distributors

July 15, 2019 Hazel Technologies Inc.

Hazel Technologies Inc., announces successful commercial results with multiple leading distributors of tropical fruit. Results include up to 5 days longer shelf-life, reduced shrink rates of up to 50%, and higher sales in several tropical categories, including guava, dragon fruit, passion fruit, “green-skin” avocado, and starfruit.