AKORN NATURAL™ COATINGS FOR PEAR

Akorn Natural™ coatings are the first true innovation in coatings for pears in decades. They are developed specifically for packers who want to deliver a premium, long-lasting product with natural appearance. They are manufactured without morpholines or other amines and are approved for use in all markets.

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100% NATURAL FOOD INGREDIENTS​

Akorn Natural™ coatings are made with 100% natural food ingredients. They do not contain any corrosive chemicals or petroleum products. The highly innovative formulations include three active ingredients:

  • a plant-derived wax to minimize moisture loss
  • a vegetable protein to reduce ripening speed and maintain firmness
  • a vegetable oil to maintain a natural, moderate sheen appearance.

PLUG-AND-PLAY

Akorn Natural™ coatings are water-based and can be applied even on partially wet fruit. They can be applied either by spraying as a drop-in replacement for existing waxes or dipping. They dry rapidly through heated or non-heated tunnels. They leave no sticky residues and can be easily cleaned up with water.

HIGHLY EFFECTIVE

Pears coated with Akorn Natural™ coatings exhibit 35% lower weight loss, 25% lower respiration rate, 20% higher firmness, and significantly lower internal browning compared to untreated fruit under ambient conditions based on commercial results and independent university research.

WE HELP YOU GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Akorn Natural ™ coatings for pear help you grow your business

  • Realize Supply Chain Savings
  • Improve Post-Harvest Recovery
  • Expand Your Market
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