Ripening and Storage of Fresh Produce

This is not just food, this is M&S Food

Marks and Spencer (M&S) are looking for innovative ripening or produce storage systems that can sense and consistently measure key parameters and then be able to alter ripening or storage.

Summary

Background

Marks and Spencer (M&S) is a leading British retailer bringing quality, great value food to millions of customers around the world. Our food is known for its quality, freshness and innovation credentials.

M&S don’t own any food factories however work closely with over 600 supplier partners around the world to deliver our own-label products to our own specifications from farm to fork for our customers.

Challenge

Marks and Spencer (M&S) are looking for innovative ripening or produce storage systems that can sense and consistently measure key parameters (e.g. maturity) and then be able to alter ripening or storage to achieve high quality consistent ripe and ready to eat produce.

Note: If you currently deal with Marks and Spencer directly, you can either contact them through the platform or directly through your usual contacts.

What’s in it for you?

A successful collaboration would mean either working directly with M&S or one of our supplier partners in implementing the solution and working as a collective team to bring the innovation to market.

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