AgroFresh Announces Leaders and Experts Attending IFPA Global Produce & Floral Show

Learn more about AgroFresh’s acquisition of Tessara, its new partnership with Pagoda and more.

PHILADELPHIA, October 6, 2023 – AgroFresh Solutions Inc., an AgTech innovator and global post-harvest solutions leader with a mission to prevent food loss/waste and conserve the planet’s resources, announces the attendance of key leadership at the 2023 International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) Global Produce & Floral Show. Media and customers are invited to schedule a time with our team of experts on site to discuss industry innovation and explore opportunities with trade publications.

Attendees are invited to learn more about AgroFresh’s recent acquisition of Tessara, an industry-leading provider of intelligent packaging solutions for preserving fresh produce, specializing in SO2 generating sheets to prevent decay in table grapes, berries and flowers, its new strategic partnership with Pagoda Group, the largest fruit retail operator in China, and AgroFresh’s full lineup of fresh produce solutions.

AgroFresh is hosting a reception on Friday, October 20 from 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Booth #4047. Attendees can RSVP here. At the reception, media will have the opportunity to connect with the AgroFresh leadership team including Michael Hamby, Chief Commercial Officer, Jaco Smit, CEO of Tessara, Amy Tranzillo, Global Head of Marketing, Narciso Vivot, Commercial Business Director, Latin America, Sarah Enescu, Commercial Business Director, North America and Mike Tucker, North American Retail Director.

The team will also be hosting demos for FreshCloud™ Innovation at AgroFresh’s booth. FreshCloud™ is a digital technology services platform that digitizes the quality inspection process to make real-time quality inspection data accessible and actionable from harvest to retail sale, offering additional insights to help growers, packers and marketers reduce repacks and rejections throughout the supply chain, ultimately reducing food waste.

To learn more, stop by booth #4047 during the show and schedule a meeting with the AgroFresh team here.

About AgroFresh
AgroFresh is an AgTech innovator and global leader with a mission to prevent food loss/waste and conserve the planet’s resources by providing a range of science-based solutions, data-driven digital technologies and high-touch customer services. AgroFresh supports growers, packers and retailers with solutions across the food supply chain to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce. The AgroFresh organization has 40 years of post-harvest experience across a broad range of crops, including revolutionizing the apple industry with the SmartFresh™ Quality System for more than 20 years. This is powered by a comprehensive portfolio that includes plant-based coatings, equipment and proprietary solutions that help improve the freshness supply chain from harvest to the home. To learn more about AgroFresh’s product freshness solutions visit

About Tessara
Tessara is a global market leader in the preservation of fresh produce, supplying growers and exporters worldwide with innovative products to extend the shelf-life of fresh produce during post-harvest transportation and storage. For over 37 years, Tessara has developed and supplied laminated SO2 generating sheets to protect fresh produce including table grapes, berries and flowers against the leading causes of post-harvest decay, including Botrytis cinerea. With a commitment to innovation and sustainability, Tessara has been at the forefront of reducing food waste and minimizing its environmental impact by introducing fully recyclable SO2 generating sheets. To learn more about Tessara, visit

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