OptiFreeze was founded in 2011 by Arc Aroma Pure AB (publ), Lund University (LU) Innovation and several researchers at the Department of Food Technology at Lund University. Since June 2014, OptiFreeze is listed at the Swedish Small Cap AktieTorget (for further information see Investor Relations) and has approximately 2.000 shareholders.
OptiFreeze owns a patented technology that enhances taste, shape and texture of fruit and vegetables throughout the freezing and defrosting (thawing) process. OptiFreeze has furthermore developed a method that can improve shelf life of fresh cut fruit and vegetables. Also the shelf life of flower cuttings can be significantly improved. The same technology can be used to dry herbs, while reducing drying time, enhancing taste, smell and colour. The technology provides new business opportunities for food processors and distributors all around the world.
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