Shelf Life

Apeel Sciences CEO James Rogers: 'We have a pathway to 4X shelf-life extension across all produce categories'

Apeel Sciences unveils bid to slash fresh produce waste with edipeel plant-based edible skin

Apeel Sciences seeks to slash fresh produce waste with plant-based edible skin: 'We've created this idealized little micro-climate inside of each piece of produce'

By Elaine Watson

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist (or a materials scientist in James Rogers’ case) to work out that if you could quadruple the shelf-life of fresh produce such that you could eliminate the use of fungicides and potentially even refrigerated transport,...

What does this date mean? Shopper confusion over dates on food labels is a leading cause of unnecessary food waste, says Sealed Air

Why do we waste so much food, and what can we do about it?

By Elaine Watson

Americans don’t eat a third of the food they produce. But while this shocking statistic might alarm consumers, many still don’t see themselves as part of the problem, and mistakenly believe that food waste is less damaging to the environment than other...

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

Intelligent shelf life indicator could slash food waste

By Rory Harrington

A new intelligent technology that gives a running countdown of a product’s shelf life by analysing time and temperature data could replace traditional ‘use by’ dates on food labels, said the Norwegian company spearheading the development.

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