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Project Apeel
Brand(s) Topline Farms Packaged Product(s) English Cucumber (and other fruits and vegetables like lime, avocado)
Market(s) North America, Europe Release to Market(s) 2022
Manufacturer Apeel Material(s) Removed plastic wrap
  • Manufacturer reports product is verified for consumption by Health Canada, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • Manufacturer claims that product slows the rate that produce spoils by maintaining moisture and reducing oxidation.
  • Solution replaces film, which is typically not recycled.
  • For consideration: WRAP research on frequently wasted fresh produce items indicates that the preservation qualities of packaging are small, compared to other factors
  • For consideration: additional impacts of fibre packaging required for multi-pack format.
References 2022 CPMA podcast discusses Apeel