Alum-led Startup that Preserves Produce Inks Deal with Walmart

Thursday, June 21, 2018

James Rogers (PhD '12) turned organic plant waste into a coating that can double the shelf life of produce. Now the start-up company, called Apeel, has inked a contract with the nation's largest retailer.

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Apeel's proprietary plant-based coating can cut food waste by extending the shelf life of produce,