The inno­v­a­tive post-har­vest solu­tion can now be used on a wider vari­ety of fruits and vegetables 

Den­ver, Col­orado. (June 28, 2022) Ver­dant™ Tech­nolo­gies announced approval from the U.S.  Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency (EPA) of an expand­ed label of Har­vestHold Fresh®, includ­ing the addi­tion of 18 crops. 

The lat­est addi­tion of crops for use with Har­vestHold Fresh includes aspara­gus, avo­ca­do, banana, bell pep­per,  blue­ber­ry, brus­sels sprouts, cau­li­flower, cucum­ber, kiwi, lime, man­go, mush­rooms, okra, papaya, pineap­ple,  spinach, straw­ber­ry, and sweet corn. The 18 added crops are in addi­tion to apri­cot, broc­coli, grapes, mel­ons,  nec­tarine, peach, per­sim­mon, plum, and toma­to, which were approved by the EPA in Sep­tem­ber 2021. 

The expand­ed label also includes flex­i­bil­i­ty for recy­cling Har­vestHold Fresh sheets after application. 

“Expand­ing our Har­vestHold Fresh offer­ing into many addi­tion­al crops is going to bring tremen­dous oppor­tu­ni­ty  to fruit and veg­etable grow­ers around the U.S.,” said Gor­don Robert­son, CEO of Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies. “We  are con­fi­dent in the val­ue our tech­nol­o­gy deliv­ers across a wide range of com­modi­ties, and we’re look­ing  for­ward to part­ner­ing with cus­tomers to pro­vide the sim­plest and most effec­tive post-har­vest solu­tion to keep  their pro­duce fresh­er for longer.” 

Har­vestHold Fresh is an inno­v­a­tive shelf-life exten­sion solu­tion pro­vid­ing the sim­plest and most flex­i­ble post har­vest deliv­ery method on the mar­ket. Through its break­through deliv­ery method of indus­try-stan­dard 1- methyl­cy­clo­propene (1‑MCP), Har­vestHold Fresh sig­nif­i­cant­ly reduces waste in the per­ish­able pro­duce sup­ply  chain and offers unmatched stor­a­bil­i­ty and portability. 

Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies has received U.S. state approvals for Har­vestHold Fresh in 49 states, with antic­i­pa­tion  of approval in Cal­i­for­nia by late 2022. 

Con­sult with your local Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies rep­re­sen­ta­tive for more infor­ma­tion on the avail­abil­i­ty of  Har­vestHold Fresh for your crop. 

About Ver­dant™ Technologies 

Ver­dant™ Tech­nolo­gies is an emerg­ing leader in the ag tech indus­try, offer­ing Har­vestHold® prod­uct life  exten­sion tech­nol­o­gy for flo­ral and pro­duce prod­ucts. Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies and its part­ners work hand-in hand to reduce neg­a­tive envi­ron­men­tal impacts and help bring nour­ish­ment to more peo­ple in more places.  Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies has cor­po­rate offices in Den­ver, CO, and St. Paul, MN. More infor­ma­tion can be found  at Fol­low Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies on LinkedIn

About Har­vestHold Fresh® 

Har­vestHold Fresh® by Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies is the first of the company’s patent­ed prod­ucts avail­able in the  U.S. mar­ket­place. As pro­duce prod­ucts are har­vest­ed, grow­ers and pack­ers sim­ply insert a recy­clable sheet of  Har­vestHold into pack­ag­ing from which 1‑MCP is released using a plant’s nat­ur­al chem­istry. Find out more at  

About Gulftech International 

Ver­dant Tech­nolo­gies is a sub­sidiary of Gulftech Inter­na­tion­al. Gulftech is a diver­si­fied hold­ing com­pa­ny with a  core com­pe­tence in devel­op­ing and oper­at­ing glob­al man­u­fac­tur­ers of indus­tri­al equip­ment and com­po­nents.  Gulftech is an own­er, oper­a­tor, and stew­ard to a fam­i­ly of com­pa­nies serv­ing the world’s most impor­tant food  pro­duc­tion and pro­cess­ing com­pa­nies. Gulftech’s mis­sion is to acquire and nur­ture com­pa­nies, invest­ing in  sus­tain­able growth and long-term suc­cess. Gulftech’s focus is on mid­dle mar­ket, long-term acqui­si­tion  oppor­tu­ni­ties in man­u­fac­tur­ing, pack­ag­ing, dis­tri­b­u­tion and indus­tri­al after­mar­ket parts and ser­vice. Gulftech  has cor­po­rate offices in Den­ver, CO. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it