MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Landec Corporation (Nasdaq:LNDC), a materials science company that develops and markets innovative and patented products for healthy living applications in food and biomedical markets, is expanding commercial applications for its patented BreatheWay® technology packaging solutions. Landec's BreatheWay technology naturally extends the shelf-life of fresh fruits and vegetables by optimizing the ratio of carbon dioxide and oxygen within the packaging. Expanding commercial applications using BreatheWay technology include:
- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. - continuing orders for BreatheWay membranes for its Chiquita-To-Go® banana program.
- Windset Farms® - new packaging using BreatheWay technology to extend freshness for its Fresco® cocktail cucumbers and for its line of sweet and hot peppers.
- Agroexport, LLC - new packaging featuring BreatheWay technology for the new commercial offering of its Villita Slice-n-Serve™ avocado product.