Food waste startup Apeel Sciences snags $250m backing

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Squeezing an avocado bruises it when it finally ripens | Credit: Natissima
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Investors in US firm - which produces thin, edible coating for food products to extend their shelf life - include celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Katy Perry

While overall startup funding is down this quarter because of the economic disruption brought on by Covid-19, entrepreneurs focused on solving climate-related problems have been bucking the trend. This...

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