Increasing shelf life of fresh fruit, complying with current regulations, contributes to reduce food losses and waste.

POSTHARVEST CLUSTER groups the main companies operating in the postharvest coating and treatment industry for fresh fruits on the European market.

Delivering protective fruit coating formulations and sustainable processes and technologies are the main activities of the POSTHARVEST CLUSTER members companies.


We increase shelf life of fresh fruits


To be acknowledged as an Industry Association that positively contributes to the society’s welfare in the fruits and vegetables sector, backing its expansion and acceptance by the consumer.


To promote, coordinate and defend activities of the member companies in their drive to reduce fruit waste with sustainable practices, within the applicable laws, in the field of post-harvest of fruits and vegetables





To increase food safety

To contribute to the defense of sustainable  chemistry in the post-harvest treatments.

To contribute to reduce fruits and vegetables wastage along the food chain.

To defend the use of only approved products.

To sponsor studies for regulatory purposes.

Postharvest products and technologies

 Food additives

Plant Protection


Regulatory frame

EU –  EC –  EFSA

MM.SS.  –  CC.AA.

Protective coatings for fresh fruits and vegetables

Application and process equipment. Indoor applications


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Av. Cortes Valencianas, 39, 1º planta



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