Apeel Sciences

Apeel Sciences develops plant-derived shelf life extension technology for fresh produce that improves quality and reduces food waste.

Apeel Sciences is a California-based company that’s fighting the $2.6 trillion-dollar global food waste crisis by utilizing advances in materials science to prevent waste in the first place—a sustainable approach to the world’s growing and urgent food demands. The company's plant-derived solution for fresh food providers doubles the lifespan of harvested fruits and vegetables—even without refrigeration. Apeel's private investors and philanthropic partners include Andreessen Horowitz, Viking Global Investors, Upfront Ventures, S2G Ventures, Powerplant Ventures, DBL Partners, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation.

Founders: James Rogers

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