MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - Purfresh, Inc., the industry leader of active atmosphere and supply chain management technologies that optimize the quality of fresh produce as it moves around the world, today announced that Integrated Cool Services, based in Colombia, and Express Cargo Line, based in Ecuador, are authorized to market and sell the Purfresh technology. These new partnerships will allow Purfresh to continue to expand the availability of its active atmosphere technology, and to provide the fresh produce industry throughout Colombia and Ecuador with the latest technology for protecting the quality of fresh produce during ocean transit.
"Shipping fresh produce around the world is a growing market, and both importers and exporters need to know their shipments will arrive fresh and safe," said Mr. Andres Kuklinski, General Manager, of Integrated Cool Services. "With Purfresh, our customers are able to deliver higher-quality produce, reduce losses, and expand their business opportunities by reaching broader foreign markets."
Together, Purfresh and its partners are able to provide customers around the world with the unparalleled combination of ripening control with 100% residue-free decay prevention and enhanced food safety for shipping fresh produce via ocean transport. Purfresh uses an active form of natural oxygen -- precisely controlled -- to kill molds, yeasts and bacteria in the air and on surfaces by up to 99%, as well as to consume and regulate ethylene. As the industry's only active atmosphere solution with cargo monitoring, Purfresh's cloud-based proprietary software, Intellipur®, provides never before available real-time visibility into and control over the conditions of your cargo shipped in refrigerated marine containers by constantly monitoring the environment inside the reefer throughout the voyage.
Purfresh partner Mr. Juan Carlos Dager, General Manager for Express Cargo Line in Ecuador said, "In tropical regions, post-harvest decay is our biggest enemy and excessive use of chemicals isn't the answer. With Purfresh, we have experienced a significant reduction in mold in our shipments -- even on the longest trade routes. The science, combined with the simple logistics, puts Purfresh in a class by itself."
"Demand for our Purfresh technology in Central and South America continues to accelerate," said Dr. Brian Westcott, President and CEO of Purfresh, Inc. "Colombia and Ecuador are tremendous growth markets with significant opportunities for Purfresh and our new partners -- Integrated Cools Services and Express Cargo Line, and we look forward to growing our businesses together."
Express Cargo Line and Integrated Cool Services join Purfresh's worldwide network of partners including Agencias Unidas S.R.L. in Costa Rica, Agroasa in the Dominican Republic, Coopersmith (SCSA) in the United States, Dachser in Brazil, Gateway Marine Services in Kenya, Interfresh Cargo in Argentina, Pentz in South Africa, Sabando in Ecuador and Peru and Transcargo in Uruguay. For more information on becoming a Purfresh partner, call +1.650.319.1160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Purfresh, Inc.
As the sole provider of actively enhanced atmosphere technology and comprehensively documented real-time monitoring and control, Purfresh makes ocean transport a viable option even for the most sensitive cargo. Shippers of fresh produce, meat, flowers, and other high value cargo choose the Purfresh patent-pending technology to mitigate risk, open new markets and reduce transport costs, while protecting valuable freight. In a very real sense, Purfresh allows companies to profitably reach global markets. For more information, visit Purfresh.com or Intellipur.com. Follow Purfresh on Twitter and Facebook.