AgroFresh Expands VitaFresh Botanicals Plant-based Platform; Receives Organic Certification

August 4, 2022 AgroFresh

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. announced the launch of VitaFresh™ Botanicals Life Select, an organic plant-based coating to keep produce fresh longer and reduce food loss and waste. Developed from the carnauba tree palm leaf, the new VitaFresh Botanicals Life Select formulation has received organic certification from CAAE, a leading international certifier.  AgroFresh is a global agtech innovator and the leader in the fresh produce post-harvest segment, providing a full range of freshness solutions and digital technologies that enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables.  

AgroFresh Opens New Global Innovation Center in Chile Expanding Worldwide Footprint

June 8, 2022 AgroFresh

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. announced the opening of a new global innovation center in Rancagua, Chile. The new center will be staffed by researchers and operations teams and will support growers, packers, shippers and retailers throughout Latin America with customized operational and technical support services and post-harvest solutions to help keep produce fresh longer, reduce food waste and conserve precious natural resources.

Serial Entrepreneurs Launch Nabaco Inc. to Extend Produce Freshness with a Revolutionary Coating

June 7, 2022 Nabaco Inc.

Nabaco manufactures a revolutionary safe and edible coating, called NatuWrap®, that extends the shelf life of produce. Dr. Beall and Dr. Phillips are both experienced entrepreneurs, inventors and researchers in material and biosciences. Both have founded successful startups and hold numerous patents and publications. 

Olymel Opens a Central Microbiology Laboratory

June 3, 2022 Olymel

After a long development process, Olymel has taken a new step in improving quality control by setting up its own central microbiology laboratory. The existing infrastructure of its plant in Ange-Gardien, Montérégie, in which the company invested, will house this new entity’s activities. The Ange-Gardien facilities were automated and its equipment upgraded to PCR technology, which will make analysis methods even more efficient and increase information traceability. This laboratory is licenced by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Anthony Vineyards Sees Quality Advancement for California Table Grapes with Hazel Tech

April 8, 2022 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies announces a collaboration with Bakersfield, CA-based Anthony Vineyards, Inc., a leading family-owned table grape grower/packer/shipper with 50 years of experience and thousands of acres of conventional and organic production under management.