Patent Number: 7,708,822

Title: Composition for coating fruits vegetables and fowl eggs especially useful for organic produce

Abstract: The invention relates to a composition for coating fruits, vegetables, fowl eggs, and especially for organically-grown produce for protection and extension of the shelf life of said fruits, vegetables and fowl eggs, wherein said composition is an aqueous dispersion comprised of: (a) a hydrophobic component comprising at least one member of the following group consisting of natural wax, or vegetable oil; (b) an alkali agent; (c) water, wherein components (a) and (b) are derived from natural biological sources. The invention also relates to a method for application of the composition.

Inventors: Lahav; Jacob (Aniam, IL), Polyansky; Emil (Carmiel, IL), Waldman; Daniel (Petach Tikva, IL)

Assignee: Natratec International Ltd.

International Classification: A23B 5/06 (20060101); A23B 7/16 (20060101); A23L 1/212 (20060101); A23L 1/32 (20060101); C08L 91/00 (20060101); C09D 191/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018