• Coatings for reducing food waste

    Coatings for reducing food waste

    Over the last century, companies around the world have devoted science to improving fruit quality through controlled permeability coatings. Improving appearance, reducing water loss and maintaining shelf life were the main concerns of the market. Since then, aesthetic concerns have become secondary. "The design of coating products is regulated by a well-defined list of permitted ingredients in the European Union and other countries. Xeda International has used this list to take advantage of the essential ingredients for the development of a coating that takes into account the different… Read more

  • Natural sprout inhibitor for potatoes (Xeda) nominated for a Fruit Logistica Innovation Award

    Biox-M, a sprout inhibitor for potatoes produced by Xeda International (, is one of the ten nominees for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2011. The Fruit Logistica Innovation Award pays tribute to outstanding new fruit and vegetable products and services that have had a positive impact on the trade and were introduced to the market between 1 November 2009 and 31 October 2010. Read more