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A Bill Gates-backed edible coating available at Costco could make avocados last twice as long — and it just got a $70 million boost

A food-tech startup called Apeel Sciences has landed a $US70 million funding round led by Viking Global Investors, Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures, and S2G Ventures. Previously, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had invested in Apeel. The company has created an invisible, edible coating designed to be sprayed on produce […]
A Bill Gates-backed edible coating available at Costco could make avocados last twice as long — and it just got a $70 million boost