Avocados go bad so quickly that they’ve become a meme, but 1 company is using a special coating to change that.
But what is this coating?
It’s an invisible, odorless, tasteless “peel” made from ingredients already found in peels, pulp, and seeds.
Produce can be sprayed, brushed, or dipped in it.
- Seals in moisture
- Keeps oxygen out
- Helps food last 2x longer
Since 2019 Apeel has saved 42m pieces of produce from going to waste, conserving ~4.7B liters of water.
The new funding will help Apeel expand its supply and retail networks.
Currently, Apeel distributes produce through 40 retail partners, including Kroger, which announced it would sell Apeel avocados nationally in 2019.
Sounds pretty… Apeeling.