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Commercial Applications Expanding for Landec BreatheWay Produce Packaging

February 25, 2014

Landec Corporation (Nasdaq:LNDC), a materials science company that develops and markets innovative and patented products for healthy living applications in food and biomedical markets, is expanding commercial applications for its patented BreatheWay® technology packaging solutions.

TransFRESH Tectrol® Service Network Storage Solution for Blueberries Now Available Featuring Landec Patented BreatheWay® Technology

July 10, 2012

TransFRESH Corporation has announced that in partnership with Landec Corporation, its Tectrol® Service Network storage solution for blueberries is now available featuring Landec's BreatheWay® Technology supplied by Apio, Inc., offering growers and shippers further enhanced storage capability.

Apio introduces Clearly Fresh bags

Fresh Cut - April, 2011

Apio Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Landec Corp. and a producer of fresh-cut vegetable products, introduced Clearly Fresh bags, a new consumer product that extends the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables by as much as 50 percent, according to the company...

Greenhouse grower inks deal with pack company

The Packer - July, 2010

Apio Inc., a producer of packaging and fresh-cut vegetables, has licensed Vancouver, British Columbia-based Windset Farms Inc. to use Apio's breathable packaging for its greenhouse-grown vegetables.

Apio Live From PMA 2010

The Packer - February, 2010

Apio brings new EatSmart products with innovative packaging to market. Learn more about these products and BreatheWay here!

Landec Initiates South America Distribution Agreement for Its BreatheWay® Packaging Technology

Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:00am EDT
MENLO PARK, Calif. (Business Wire)

Landec Corporation (Nasdaq:LNDC), a developer and marketer of patented polymer products for food, agriculture and licensed partner applications, announced today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Breakthrough Solutions LLC...

Landec and Chiquita expand current banana licensing agreement and enter into new avocado license agreement

Tue Sep 25, 2007 8:32am EDT

LNDC and CQB announce that Landec's food subsidiary, Apio, Inc., has expanded its joint technology license and supply agreement with Chiquita, initially entered into in September 2004, providing Chiquita use of Landec's patented BreatheWay® packaging technology for Chiquita bananas.

Chiquita Takes Aim at Convenience Store Market

NPR - April 13, 2007

Chiquita is now offering individual bananas in convenience stores as a way to boost stagnant sales. The company uses a special polymer packaging to keep the bananas ripe and ready-to-eat for up to a week.

Fresh-Cut Goes to War

Fresh Cut Magazine - April, 2007

The United States military has soldiers across the country, and each branch is tasked with feeding them healthy meals. Because fruits and vegetables are important to a healthy diet, researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Developement and Engineering Center's Combat Feeding Directorate are finding new ways to get fresh produce to soldiers in the field or sea.

Shaking the tree

Cincinnati Business Courier - June 12, 2006

For decades, the battle for banana market share has raged in the produce aisle of your favorite grocery store. Now, Chiquita Brands International Inc. is trying to shift that battlefield to the coffee shop, the convenience store and the corner gas station.

Bananas going bonkers at some local convenience stores

Santa Cruz Sentinel - May 18, 2006

The bananas sell for 69 cents a piece, right up there next to the lighters, the chocolate-covered cherries and countless candy bars at the Valero gas station on San Miguel Canyon Road.

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