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    Default Could An Israeli-Created Innovation End World Hunger?

    ​Thank you Julieanne for the link!

    David Shamah
    October 30, 2014

    Between a third and half of the food grown today never makes it to market. Produce of all kinds is “lost” to spoilage and disease, due mostly to transportation, storage, and other logistics issues. As a result, hundreds of millions of people still go hungry – but they don’t have to, thanks to an invention by Israel’s Pimi Agro. By applying a formula based on hydrogen peroxide — “with a few key additions,” said Nimrod Ben-Yehuda, CTO and co-founder of Pimi – fruits and vegetables remain fresh and viable for up to 10 weeks, significantly cutting losses due to rot and deterioration during the transportation process.

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    Default Re: Could An Israeli-Created Innovation End World Hunger?

    Julieanne, that is an amazing story! God bless them and I so hope this technology can get to market quick! This just blessed my day with hope

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