I am looking for a consultant with formulation expertise in, and regulatory knowledge of, edible food coatings for shelf-life extension of whole fruits and vegetables. The consultant will assist in reformulating a shelf-life extension product and may also assist in adding line-extensions to the product range.
Details of the Technology Call
Formulation expertise for whole fruit edible food coating products is important along with a knowledge of what can be used in these products in major markets (e.g. US and Europe) from a regulatory perspective.
Preferentially a knowledge of the major types of coatings, e.g. gas barriers, water barriers, lipid barriers & antimicrobials. Applications may include fruits such as as apple, avocado, banana, cherry plum, lime, melons, papaya, pears & pineapple etc.
The aim will be to reformulate and improve an existing product. The work will be done on a project basis, the terms of which will be discussed with the expert or team once selected.
- formulation expertise
- regulatory undertanding
- whole fruit and vegetable experience