Purfresh Named One of the Most Promising Cleantech Companies in the World for Third Consecutive Year
Global Cleantech 100 List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology Industry
Fremont, Calif. —Oct. 18, 2011—Purfresh, a leading provider of clean technologies that purify, protect, and preserve the global food supply chain, today announced it has been named in the prestigious 2011 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading research firm focused on global cleantech innovation. The Global Cleantech 100 program is produced in collaboration with the UK's Guardian News and Media.
The Global Cleantech 100 list highlights the promise of private clean technology companies from all around the world, focusing on those companies that are most likely to make the most significant market impact over the next five to ten years.
"We are honored that Purfresh has been named to the prestigious Global Cleantech 100 list, as one of the most promising cleantech companies in the world, for the third consecutive year," said David Cope, president and CEO of "This acknowledgment validates our commitment and leadership role in the agricultural industry and dedication to provide clean, science-based solutions without the use of harmful and undesirable chemicals."
Purfresh offers a range of clean, science-based solutions for the global food supply chain. Designed to purify, protect, and preserve fresh produce, Purfresh's cold chain solutions couple proven science with advanced technology to optimize the quality and safety of produce as it moves from the farm to the consumer.
4,274 companies were nominated this year from more than 45 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 213 companies presented to the expert panel for final input. The end result was 100 companies from 16 countries.
"The third Global Cleantech 100 exemplifies the best in cleantech innovation across the world," said Richard Youngman, Managing Director, Europe & Asia, Cleantech Group and the founder of the Global Cleantech 100. "This list is based on the collective wisdom and experience of the world's cleantech leaders and this year it truly reflects not only the most interesting companies, but also the mainstreaming of this dynamic industry."