About Apeel

  • Does Apeel contain trans fats?

    No, Apeel does not contain trans fats.
  • How is Apeel different from traditional wax?

    Wax is typically used to give fruit a shiny appearance. Apeel, on the other hand, is designed to slow down water loss and oxidation, which maintains freshness and quality for much longer. While Apeel is not a traditional wax, it is made of lipids, which can be considered a type of wax.
  • How is FruitStand related to Apeel?

    FruitStand is an Apeel company.  FruitStand was created to bring new and wonderful food experiences direct from small farms to your table.  Produce from small farms typically can't be shipped nationally due to spoilage or other reasons, but Apeel’s plant-derived solution for longer shelf life now...
  • Is Apeel a GMO?

    No. Apeel products are not derived from genetically engineered plant material.
  • Is Apeel treated produce safe?

    Yes! Apeel is edible, safe to eat and is fully compliant with all U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations. Because Apeel is made of widely used plant-derived materials — lipids and glycerolipids — that are commonly found in foods, it is designated FDA GRAS or “Generally Recognized As Safe.”
  • What if I have a food allergy?

    Apeel products are not protein-based but rather lipid-based - and lipids are not a source of regulated allergens. They are committed to the purity of their products and their manufacturing process is designed to ensure compliance with the highest safety standards mandated by food safety regulator...
  • What is Apeel?

    Apeel is a family of plant-derived coatings that fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers use to keep produce fresh. Produce with Apeel stays fresh two to three times longer, which promotes more sustainable growing practices, better quality food, and less food waste for everyone. For growers,...
  • What is Apeel made of?

    Apeel is made of plant-derived materials — lipids and glycerolipids — that exist in the peels, seeds and pulp of all the fruits and vegetables we already eat. To learn more about Apeel, click here.
  • Why do my Apeel avocados say they are sourced in Mexico?

    Apeel is working with all different sized players in the food system, big and small.  While these specific avocados are imported by a large packer from Mexico, they are actually SOURCED from what is called a “grower’s network,” which is a network of hundreds of small-scale farms who actually grow...