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You Can Buy This Edible Coating At Costco To Double The Life Of Your Produce

By Aimee Lutkin

A startup in Santa Barbara, California called Apeel Sciences is taking on toast's most terrible foeβ€”the short life span of harvested avocados. According to Business Insider, most avocados only last for about a week once they're at grocery stores.

Anyone who has bought an avocado knows that moment of perfect ripeness is brief and, at times, elusive. Apeel says it has developed an edible coasting that will double the avocado's shelf life. Producers spray their fruits and vegetables before they ship, and consumers reap the benefits.

Each product has its own spray, and Apeel has developed ones for more than three dozen crops, and that includes not just avocados, but asparagus, peaches, lemons, pears, and nectarines.