Naturally Extending the Freshness of your Harvest

Fresher, Longer

OUR SOLUTION

FRESHXtend technology significantly extends the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables by slowing the natural ripening process of fruits and vegetables. FRESHXtend reduces food waste at every step of the agricultural supply chain and FRESHXtend is easily applied with low labor intensity pre or post-harvest. FRESHXtend is tasteless and odorless and contains only harmless naturally occurring chemicals. Benefits of FRESHXtend include:

Significantly enhances shelf life
Improves sweetness, nutritional quality
Reduces loss in weight
Reduces respiration rates
Reduces ethylene evolution rates
Effects are enhanced by cold storage
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BENEFITS BY CROP

Apple

Apples
  • Prevents early fruit drop
  • Reduces superficial scald
  • Solves bitter pit issues*

Mango

Mangos
  • Extends shelf-life from 2 weeks to over 4 weeks
  • Prevents early fruit drop
  • Increases firmness and taste
  • Significantly reduces fruit flies*

Banana

Bananas
  • Extends shelf-life from 2 weeks to over 5 weeks
  • Reduces surface spots
  • Significantly reduces fruit flies*

Guava

Guava
  • Extends shelf-life from 2 weeks to 4 weeks
  • Increase in firmness & Vitamin C
  • Increase in Consumer Preference

* Additional field trials are currently underway.

PARTNERS AND AFFILIATES

University of Guelph
Tamil Nadu University, India
Novus Merchant Partners Inc.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lank
University of Nairobi, Kenya
University of Nairobi