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Akorn receives EU approval for its edible food coatings

Akorn Technology has announced that its edible coatings for fresh produce have been approved for use in the European Union (EU) on fresh fruit with either edible skin or inedible peel. Akorn’s proprietary, revolutionary formulation containing corn zein and other plant-based, upcycled ingredients has been deemed suitable for use for the surface treatment of tree …

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Danilo Sanchez

100-Year family connection to agriculture and food industry My grandmother – an excellent cook – told me that around 1920 she moved to south Peru (Arequipa) because her father had been appointed for managing an agricultural and industrial farm. 90 years after that event, I assumed the responsibility for running an agribusiness company in that …

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Dimitri Tsakiris AKORN Tech

Dimitris Tsakiris

Always been curious about how things work and corelate to each other. My curiosity is the reason why I have been working in many different industries during my career. There is a connecting thread though, it has always been in Marketing and Sales throughout Europe. I define myself as a European citizen due to the …

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Xander Shapiro

About Me My first business venture was operating an ice cream truck at 17 I grew up with a grape arbor in the backyard and helped make grape juice and grape jelly from a very young age. This instilled in me a love for growing, harvesting, earing and even transforming fresh produce into value-added forms. …

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Anthony Zografos

About Me My favorite thing to do is shop at the Berkeley Bowl! Growing up as a kid, I spent a lot of time in my family’s seed and fertilizer business. I learned to recognize hundreds of seeds which came in handy while I was working at NASA where I designed and flew a seed-germination …

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