Apeel Sciences

Apeel is transforming the global agricultural industry in order to create a more sustainable and resource-efficient supply of produce. Apeel makes innovative products from plant extracts which allow growers to reduce reliance on pesticides, increase produce quality, and provide superior shelf life. Future product lines will further expand on the mission to find smarter, more natural growing methods that minimize food waste and maximize fresh food availability to everyone on Earth.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Santa Barbara, US
Founded
2012
Size (employees)
83 (est)+3%
Apeel Sciences was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, US

Apeel Sciences Office Locations

Apeel Sciences has an office in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, US (HQ)
819 Reddick St

Apeel Sciences Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Total Funding

$45.8 m

Latest funding size

$33 m

Time since last funding

8 months

Investors

Apeel Sciences's latest funding round in December 2016 was reported to be $33 m. In total, Apeel Sciences has raised $45.8 m

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A spray makes your strawberries last a week longer than normal

From the time a farmer harvests strawberries or green beans, they will last — at best — three weeks before they start to rot. It takes a week or two to reach the grocery store and then your fridge, giving you only a few days to eat them. A Santa Barbara-based startup called …

Spray this invisible, edible coating on produce and it will last five times longer

From the time a farmer harvests strawberries or green beans, they will last — at best — three weeks before they start to rot. It takes a week or two to reach the grocery store and then your fridge, giving you only a few days to eat them. A Santa Barbara-based startup called …

An (Edible) Solution to Extend Produce’s Shelf Life

A start-up, Apeel, has developed an alternative to the wax and other tricks growers use to keep produce fresh longer. It may also reduce food waste.

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