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Edible Food Coatings for the 21st Century

Our All-Natural edible food coatings are made from upcycled by-products
of USA grown, non-GMO corn

The Akorn coatings are 100% Plant-Based with no solvents or corrosive chemicals

Our Edible Food Coatings are Smart and Multi-Functional

In a Single Application, they ...
Moisture Loss
Our coatings reduce moisture loss to prevent wilting, shriveling, and loss of texture and flavor
Oxygen Exchange
Akorn's Coatings control oxygen exchange to slow down the ripening while maintaining great flavor
Gloss and Reduce Bruising
Our coatings enhance the fruits' natural gloss and increase resistance to mechanical damage
Firmness & Texture
No more mushy apples and mealy tomatoes - our edible food coatings maintain produce's perfect texture for a great eating experience
Sensory Profile
Natural flavors can be added to our fresh produce coatings to create the perfect snacking experience
Nutritional Profile
Vitamins and other nutrients can be added to our produce coatings to create fresh and tasty superfoods
Inhibit Growth
of Bacteria and Fungi
Our food coatings are compatible with essential oils and other all-natural antimicrobials to inhibit the growth of foodborne pathogens
Other Post-Harvest Treatments
Our food coatings can deliver required post-harvest treatments such as sprout-inhibitors, fungicides, etc
Paper Packaging
Our food coatings form a strong grease barrier on paper and other food packaging materials

What People Say...

Fresh Produce Coatings

akorn coated apple

Akorn Natural™ Apple

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Akorn Natural™ Pear

Akorn Natural™ Pear

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Akorn Natural™ Avocado

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Akorn Natural™ Mango

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Akorn Natural™ Stone Fruit

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Akorn Natural™ Pineapple

Akorn Natural™ Pineapple

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Akorn Natural™ Citrus

Akorn Natural™ Citrus

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