Costco is selling special avocados that stay ripe for twice as long, thanks to this Bill Gates-backed start-up

2:33 PM ET Tue, 19 June 2018

Apeel Sciences, whose VC backers include Andreessen Horowitz and Bill Gates, has patented an all-natural, virtually invisible coating that fortifies the peel of fruits and veggies to keep them fresher and can double their shelf life.