Crop Enhancement Raises $8m Series B to Support Trials for its ‘Safer Chemistry’ Pesticide Coating

Crop Enhancement raises $8m Series B to support trials for its ‘safer chemistry’ pesticide coating

“When you think about putting a film around something in the food space, you most likely think about  packaging or perhaps one of the growing number of shelf life enhancement startups that coat produce in a special material to stop them going bad. Last year, for example, Sufresca raised a $500,000 seed round for its edible fruit and vegetable coating to reduce food waste and curb plastic packaging while Apeel Sciences scored a $70 million Series C in 2018 for a shelf-life extending coating made from agricultural byproducts.

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