Hyperspectral imaging company Impact Vision has been acquired by Apeel Sciences. Apeel produce a range of plant-based coatings that are used to extend the shelf life of fruit and vegetables. The acquisition will enable Apeel to integrate hyperspectral imaging technology into their supply chains, providing new insights to customers, ranging from ripeness prediction to nutritional characteristics.
Apeel say that they have been “steadily building an arsenal of analytical tools to better measure quality…. Working with new eyes afforded by hyperspectral technology, we can continue on the path of building a deeper set of insights that enable a food system where we can waste less and feed more people.”