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Apeel Sciences is a company focusing on food processing and waste management. It provides a plant-derived solution for fresh food providers which doubles the lifespan of harvested fruits and vegetables without refrigeration. The company develops natural technologies to help eliminate food spoilage, reduce water and energy use, and preserve natural ecosystems.
HQGoleta, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.8

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)473
Job Openings36
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Apeel Sciences

Jason Spievak

Jason Spievak

Board Member
James Rogers

James Rogers

Founder & CEO
Bill Strong

Bill Strong

Jenny Du

Jenny Du

VP of Operations
Megan Opp

Megan Opp

Chief People Officer
Geoff Brown

Geoff Brown

Chief of Staff
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Apeel Sciences Office Locations

Apeel Sciences has an office in Goleta
Goleta, CA, US (HQ)
71 S Los Carneros Rd
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Apeel Sciences Financials and Metrics

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Apeel Sciences total Funding

$384.3 m

Apeel Sciences latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Apeel Sciences investors

Apeel Sciences's latest funding round in October 2020 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Apeel Sciences has raised $384.3 m. Apeel Sciences's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Apeel Sciences News and Updates

Apeel Sciences Announces $250M in New Financing to Improve Resilience of Fresh Food Supply Chain and Fight Global Food Waste

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Apeel Sciences, a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and recognized among TIME Magazine's Best Inventions and Fast Company's World Changing Ideas, today announced $250M in new financing. GIC led the most current capital raise, and...

California Startup Apeel Sciences Reduces Food Waste By Protecting Produce

The southern-California startup Apeel Sciences is using a plant-based material to prevent food waste. The company makes a protective powder that farmers can add water to in order to spray on produce. The mixture creates a layer of protection on top of the natural peel of a fruit or vegetable to redu…

Apeel Sciences is combating food waste with plant-derived second peels

In a world bursting with abundances like self-driving cars and robotic personal assistants, you would think that basic needs like sustainable food sourcing and distribution would be a problem of the past. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization…

Apeel Sciences Closes $70M Round As Apeel Produce Hits U.S. Retail Shelves

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Apeel Sciences, recently honored as a WEF Technology Pioneer and a CNBC Disruptor 50, has announced $70 million in new financing led by Viking Global Investors with Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures, and S2G Ventures, with...

Apeel Sciences Blogs

National Farmer’s Day Feature: Jay & Kristen Ruskey from Good Land Organics

Did you know that today is National Farmer’s Day?

The Collective Impacts of Food Waste

Since the start of our series, we have adventured upstream in the fresh food supply chain to demystify the connection between food waste and climate change. While each supply chain node has held the spotlight, when we bring it all together, it is undeniable that the kitchen is where we c…

Apple Crostata with Olive Oil Ice Cream

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but dessert has got to be the best one. That’s especially true when your recipes are earth-friendly and cooked with a hefty dose of love. Chef Olivia Muniak from La Cura thought up this apple crostata with both in mind. Give it a try f…

3 Guacamole Recipes for National Guacamole Day 2021

It's National Guacamole Day and, boy, are we ready to celebrate!

How Unwasting at Home Protects Precious Farm Resources

Not convinced from our previous blog that unwasting has a significant impact on your carbon footprint? This blog should seal the deal. It turns out that the last stage in our food’s journey - the farm - is where the largest portion of greenhouse gas emissions often take place in fresh pr…

10 Apeel-ing Environmental Documentaries to Watch

Summer’s among us and you may find yourself looking for some new educational flicks to watch as you stay inside on those hot summer days. We’ve got you covered with some environmental documentary suggestions about how we can tackle the greatest environmental challenges. Many of these fil…
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Apeel Sciences Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Apeel Sciences founded?

    Apeel Sciences was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Apeel Sciences key executives?

    Apeel Sciences's key executives are Jason Spievak, James Rogers and Bill Strong.

  • How many employees does Apeel Sciences have?

    Apeel Sciences has 473 employees.

  • Who are Apeel Sciences competitors?

    Competitors of Apeel Sciences include Naturex, S&W Seed Company and The Scottish Salmon Company.

  • Where is Apeel Sciences headquarters?

    Apeel Sciences headquarters is located at 71 S Los Carneros Rd, Goleta.

  • Where are Apeel Sciences offices?

    Apeel Sciences has an office in Goleta.

  • How many offices does Apeel Sciences have?

    Apeel Sciences has 1 office.