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Pathways in Business and the Environment: Apeel Sciences

Join us for a conversation with Jessica Perkins, Director of Sustainability at Apeel Sciences.  Jessica will talk about her role at Apeel, her career journey and advice for students as they consider a career in business and the environment. Jessica will be joining us remotely, but we'd love to come together as a group and enjoy a plant-based lunch!

About Jessica:

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About Apeel Sciences:

Apeel Sciences is a company that’s fighting the global food waste crisis by utilizing nature’s approach to preventing waste in the first place — a sustainable approach to the world’s growing food demands. Apeel’s plant-derived products help USDA Organic Certified and conventional fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers maintain produce quality and slow spoilage, which minimizes food waste from the farm to the kitchen.

About Apeel:

Apeel is a family of plant-derived coatings that fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers use to keep produce fresh. Produce with Apeel stays fresh two to three times longer, which promotes more sustainable growing practices, better quality food, and less food waste for everyone. For growers, suppliers, and retailers, Apeel is the only postharvest solution that creates an optimal microclimate inside of every piece of produce, which leads to extended shelf life and transportability — without requiring refrigeration, controlled atmosphere, or preservatives.