We’ve Got a Hold on Freshness.

Har­vestHold™ by Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies™ deliv­ers improved fresh­ness for a more sus­tain­able future. One easy appli­ca­tion will extend the life of pro­duce and flo­rals while gen­er­at­ing less waste and reduc­ing the impact on the envi­ron­ment.  It’s an on-hand, on-demand solu­tion that pro­vides nutri­tious, deli­cious pro­duce, and beau­ti­ful, vibrant blooms to more peo­ple in more places. 

Our Products

Minimize Perishability.
Maximize Profitability.

Imag­ine. Just-picked fresh­ness. That’s the Har­vestHold promise. Har­vestHold helps every­one in the sup­ply chain – grow­ers, dis­trib­u­tors and retail­ers – deliv­er fresh­er, high­er qual­i­ty and longer-last­ing fruits, veg­eta­bles and flow­ers. Har­mo­ny between nature and the sup­ply chain nev­er looked or tast­ed so sweet.

Bouquets for Days. And Days.

Make the world a more beau­ti­ful place with Har­vestHold Bloom. Com­mer­cial­ly pro­duced flow­ers often trav­el thou­sands of miles to their final des­ti­na­tion and can take days to get there. Har­vestHold Bloom great­ly reduces the impact of trav­el time and pre­serves the beau­ty of fresh cut flo­rals and pot­ted plants. If you want to bring extend­ed appeal and plea­sure to the flo­ral expe­ri­ence, you want Har­vestHold Bloom.

Always in Good Taste.

An indis­pens­able com­po­nent of the food sup­ply chain of the future, Har­vestHold Fresh results in less shrink and more con­sumer enjoy­ment. By slow­ing the clock on the ripen­ing process, Har­vestHold Fresh enhances the qual­i­ty, taste, nutri­tion­al con­tent and val­ue of your fruits and veg­eta­bles to deliv­er nour­ish­ment to more peo­ple in more places.


Product Efficacy

HarvestHold for Broccoli

Fresh florets, no ice required. 

Using Har­vestHold, broc­coli can be packed and shipped with­out ice, pro­vid­ing sig­nif­i­cant cost sav­ings in pack­ag­ing and trans­porta­tion and improv­ing sup­ply chain logis­tics.

  • Ice­less broc­coli will cube out reefer vol­ume vs. weigh out on iced
  • Uti­lize unwaxed car­tons vs. more expen­sive waxed car­tons 
  • No need for hydro­cool­ing or vac­u­um cool­ing to remove field heat
  • Col­or­ing and flow­er­ing con­trol
  • No need for cost of icing
  • Reduce poten­tial health and safe­ty issues of using ice
  • Increased sell­ing radius and reduced shrink along the sup­ply chain

HarvestHold for Tomatoes

More time on the vine for field-fresh flavor, longer.

Using Har­vestHold, toma­toes can be left on the vine longer, increas­ing yield for grow­ers and cre­at­ing riper, bet­ter-tast­ing fruit. Our tech­nol­o­gy is espe­cial­ly effec­tive towards end of life, extend­ing sell-through for retail­ers and giv­ing con­sumers more time to enjoy their pur­chase.

  • Reduced shrink, improved prof­itabil­i­ty
  • Bet­ter yield, longer on-vine growth
  • Improved visu­al qual­i­ty and firm­ness
  • Increased con­sumer sat­is­fac­tion
  • Reduced water loss
  • Improved arrivals, less rejec­tions
  • Riper, bet­ter-tast­ing toma­toes

HarvestHold for Melons

Sweeter, juicier melons harvested at their peak.

Using Har­vestHold, mel­ons can be left on the vine longer, har­vest­ed right when they’re ripe, increas­ing yield for grow­ers and cre­at­ing sweet­er, bet­ter-tast­ing fruit. Our tech­nol­o­gy improves stor­a­bil­i­ty and main­tains edi­bil­i­ty for up to 2 weeks longer than non-treat­ed mel­ons.

  • Reduced shrink, improved prof­itabil­i­ty

  • Increased sal­a­bil­i­ty and extend­ed sell-through

  • Improved visu­al qual­i­ty, brix, and firm­ness

  • Improved arrivals, less rejec­tions

  • Bet­ter yield, longer on-vine growth

  • Reduced water loss

  • Improved stor­a­bil­i­ty

  • Increased sell­ing radius

  • Reduced waste

  • Riper, sweet­er-tast­ing mel­ons

HarvestHold for Flowers

Extended freshness and beauty. 

Har­vestHold pro­vides a boost for more beau­ti­ful blooms, improv­ing flo­ral fresh­ness, visu­al qual­i­ty and longevi­ty for cut flow­ers and pot­ted plants, extend­ing and enhanc­ing the flo­ral expe­ri­ence.

  • Reduced shrink, improved prof­itabil­i­ty
  • Increased saleabil­i­ty and extend­ed sell-through
  • Longer vase life
  • Delayed aging and reduced wilt
  • Increased con­sumer sat­is­fac­tion
  • Enhanced vital­i­ty and appear­ance
  • Reduced water loss
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How It Works

Simply Apply and Nature Takes Care of the Rest.

Har­vestHold works with a plant’s chem­istry to main­tain fresh­ness and qual­i­ty after har­vest. Our patent­ed tech­nol­o­gy slows the clock, extend­ing the usable prod­uct life of fruits, veg­eta­bles, and flow­ers and pre­serv­ing them at their peak. The most flex­i­ble post-har­vest deliv­ery method on the mar­ket, HarvestHold’s tar­get­ed appli­ca­tion requires no cat­a­lysts, no spe­cial equip­ment and offers unmatched stor­a­bil­i­ty and porta­bil­i­ty. 

Benefits

Reap all the benefits of HarvestHold

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Breakthrough Method

With supe­ri­or stor­a­bil­i­ty, porta­bil­i­ty and reli­a­bil­i­ty, Har­vestHold max­i­mizes the fruits of your labor. This break­through deliv­ery method of indus­try-stan­dard 1‑MCP (1‑methylcyclopropene) tech­nol­o­gy can be applied wher­ev­er and when­ev­er it’s need­ed most in the sup­ply chain to increase the life of fruits, veg­eta­bles and flo­rals by 50%. 

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Easy Application

There’s no spe­cial equip­ment nec­es­sary and no water or cat­a­lysts required. Just one easy appli­ca­tion extends the life of your pro­duce or flo­rals.

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Global Impact

Har­vestHold is shelf-sta­ble and stor­able for greater than two years and can be uti­lized with lim­it­ed-to-no oper­a­tional dis­rup­tion. Addi­tion­al ben­e­fits include sig­nif­i­cant reduc­tion in wastage, nat­ur­al resource con­sump­tion, and green­house gas emis­sions.

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