Company Profile

Ryp Labs Inc (AKA: Stixfresh USA Inc)
Profile last edited on: 4/10/2023      CAGE: 86E56      UEI: MTJNQTYRGNR1

Business Identifier: Reducing food waste
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Location Information

1112 8th Street
Kirkland, WA 98033
   (541) 971-0589
Location: Multiple
Congr. District: 01
County: King

Public Profile

With a primary emphasis on extending the shelf life of fresh produce - helping to enable a safer, more sustainable food supply-chain - Ryp Labs (formerly dba StixFresh) is approaching the final stage of development to achive in-use condition of its initial, innovative food-waste reduction technology called StixFresh. The latter is a sticker that - when applied to the surface of a target fruit - can safely extend its shelf life by up to 14 days. With an expected 2022 launch of ithe firm's StixFresh product in the consumer market. management indicated that the appraoch is already undergoing pilot studies with global retailers and distributors - with an impressive 15%-30% reduction in losses on strawberries, blueberries, nectarines, and mandarins with its sachets and stickers. Ryp offering coated sheets, sachets, and other formulation-carrier formats. Currently, Ryp LabsÂ’ product line targets the fruits and vegetable but is on track to expand its waste reduction solutions throughout the food and agriculture industries, including meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy, cut flowers, and plants. Founded in 2017 under the name StixFresh USA, Inc., Ryp LabsÂ’ first technology comprised of food label stickers, coated with a safe, all-natural, patent-pending formulation The compounds making up the formulation work together in the vapor phase to create a protective layer around fruit, slowing down over-ripening and potential spoilage.

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Less than .5M
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Privately Held
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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2021 1 USDA $97,697
Project Title: Dose response curves of essential oil compounds in postharvest spoilage prevention of fresh produce

Key People / Management

  Moody Soliman -- CEO and Co-Founder

  Ahmed Soliman

  Ozgur Yildirim

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