SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 19, 2018 – Zest Labs, an AgTech company focused on solutions that reduce food waste and improve product margins, today announced it has been named to the Top Green Providers list for 2018 from Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the distribution and handling of product through the global food supply chain. Zest Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: ZEST), to be renamed Zest Technologies, Inc.
The Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers Award recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership are enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
“It’s an honor to be to be recognized as a Food Logistics Top Green Provider Award winner,” said Peter Mehring, CEO of Zest Labs. “The award reflects our dedication to improving food quality, reducing waste, enhancing sustainability and protecting the environment by utilizing predictive analytics and IoT condition monitoring solutions to deliver solutions that modernize the post-harvest fresh food supply chain to the benefit of growers, distributors, retailers and consumers.”
Zest Labs’ flagship product, Zest Fresh, provides an end-to-end solution for managing delivered freshness, using a scientific approach to capture and calculate the dynamic freshness at the pallet level to reduce post-harvest food waste. With Zest Fresh, everyone along the fresh food supply chain is armed with the data they need to make the right decision every time to ensure product freshness and decrease food waste.
“The agricultural sector and food supply chains at large have long recognized the importance of environmental stewardship for long-term sustainability in both business and for future food production globally,” said Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director at Food Logistics. “Food Logistics remains committed to promoting those in our industry who understand their leadership role in sustainability and work to raise the bar with new products, services and strategies each year.”
About Zest Labs
Zest Labs is an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain to improve food safety and reduce food waste by 50 percent or more. Our flagship solution, Zest Fresh, provides autonomous, field-to-shelf visibility for proactive decision making to improve delivered freshness and reduce shrink. Integrated blockchain technology provides true transparency for food safety, product freshness and traceability. Zest Fresh improves product margins and increases customer satisfaction and brand loyalty while promoting sustainability.
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